Long-standing reminders of 2002
Memories of 2002
Logo de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Corea/Japón 2002 fuera del vestuario en Jeju
Logo de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Corea/Japón 2002 fuera del vestuario en Jeju antes de la disputa del encuentro de octavos de final de la Copa Mundi...
A symbol for the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan is seen at the VIP entrance
SUWON, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 31: 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan 2 is seen at the VIP entrance during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Round o...
The first FIFA World Cup™ on Asian soil. An all-time highest finish for Korea Republic. The finest players on earth walking their streets.
There are a multitude of reasons why the people of Korea Republic still cherish the memories forged 15 years ago. The 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan may have seen the likes of Brazil walk away with the trophy, but it also ensured a whole raft of experiences were left with Korean football fans to hold dear.
The FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 has helped to bring some of them flooding back, what with teams from around the globe bringing their unique brands of football the country, along with their loyal fans getting a taste of what the Asian peninsula has to offer.
However, plenty of those reminders from a decade and a half ago are still very visible. Check out our photo gallery to see how Korea/Japan 2002 still resonates among today’s Korean footballing landscape.