2002 FIFA World Cup squads

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Below are the squads for the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals tournament in South Korea and Japan. There were 23 players in each squad, expanded from 22 in previous tournaments.

The players' ages, caps and clubs are as of 31 May 2002, the opening day of the tournament.

Group A[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Head coach: Morten Olsen

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Thomas Sørensen (1976-06-12)12 June 1976 (aged 25) 14 England Sunderland
2 3MF Stig Tøfting (1969-08-14)14 August 1969 (aged 32) 36 England Bolton Wanderers
3 2DF René Henriksen (1969-08-27)27 August 1969 (aged 32) 39 Greece Panathinaikos
4 2DF Martin Laursen (1977-07-26)26 July 1977 (aged 24) 15 Italy Milan
5 2DF Jan Heintze (c) (1963-08-17)17 August 1963 (aged 38) 83 Netherlands PSV
6 2DF Thomas Helveg (1971-06-24)24 June 1971 (aged 30) 67 Italy Milan
7 3MF Thomas Gravesen (1976-03-11)11 March 1976 (aged 26) 22 England Everton
8 3MF Jesper Grønkjær (1977-08-12)12 August 1977 (aged 24) 25 England Chelsea
9 4FW Jon Dahl Tomasson (1976-08-29)29 August 1976 (aged 25) 38 Netherlands Feyenoord
10 3MF Martin Jørgensen (1975-10-06)6 October 1975 (aged 26) 32 Italy Udinese
11 4FW Ebbe Sand (1972-07-19)19 July 1972 (aged 29) 44 Germany Schalke 04
12 2DF Niclas Jensen (1974-08-17)17 August 1974 (aged 27) 8 England Manchester City
13 2DF Steven Lustü (1971-04-13)13 April 1971 (aged 31) 4 Norway Lyn
14 3MF Claus Jensen (1977-04-29)29 April 1977 (aged 25) 13 England Charlton Athletic
15 3MF Jan Michaelsen (1970-11-28)28 November 1970 (aged 31) 11 Greece Panathinaikos
16 1GK Peter Kjær (1965-11-05)5 November 1965 (aged 36) 4 Scotland Aberdeen
17 3MF Christian Poulsen (1980-02-28)28 February 1980 (aged 22) 3 Denmark Copenhagen
18 4FW Peter Løvenkrands (1980-01-29)29 January 1980 (aged 22) 4 Scotland Rangers
19 3MF Dennis Rommedahl (1978-07-22)22 July 1978 (aged 23) 19 Netherlands PSV
20 2DF Kasper Bøgelund (1980-10-08)8 October 1980 (aged 21) 2 Netherlands PSV
21 4FW Peter Madsen (1978-04-26)26 April 1978 (aged 24) 4 Denmark Brøndby
22 1GK Jesper Christiansen (1978-04-24)24 April 1978 (aged 24) 0 Denmark Vejle
23 3MF Brian Steen Nielsen (1968-12-28)28 December 1968 (aged 33) 65 Sweden Malmö

France[edit]

Head coach: Roger Lemerre

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Ulrich Ramé (1972-09-19)19 September 1972 (aged 29) 11 France Bordeaux
2 2DF Vincent Candela (1973-10-24)24 October 1973 (aged 28) 36 Italy Roma
3 2DF Bixente Lizarazu (1969-12-09)9 December 1969 (aged 32) 74 Germany Bayern Munich
4 3MF Patrick Vieira (1976-06-23)23 June 1976 (aged 25) 52 England Arsenal
5 2DF Philippe Christanval (1978-08-31)31 August 1978 (aged 23) 4 Spain Barcelona
6 3MF Youri Djorkaeff (1968-03-09)9 March 1968 (aged 34) 79 England Bolton Wanderers
7 3MF Claude Makélélé (1973-02-18)18 February 1973 (aged 29) 14 Spain Real Madrid
8 2DF Marcel Desailly (c) (1968-09-07)7 September 1968 (aged 33) 93 England Chelsea
9 4FW Djibril Cissé (1981-08-12)12 August 1981 (aged 20) 1 France Auxerre
10 3MF Zinedine Zidane (1972-06-23)23 June 1972 (aged 29) 73 Spain Real Madrid
11 4FW Sylvain Wiltord (1974-05-10)10 May 1974 (aged 28) 38 England Arsenal
12 4FW Thierry Henry (1977-08-17)17 August 1977 (aged 24) 35 England Arsenal
13 2DF Mikaël Silvestre (1977-08-09)9 August 1977 (aged 24) 10 England Manchester United
14 3MF Alain Boghossian (1970-10-27)27 October 1970 (aged 31) 26 Italy Parma
15 2DF Lilian Thuram (1972-01-01)1 January 1972 (aged 30) 73 Italy Juventus
16 1GK Fabien Barthez (1971-06-28)28 June 1971 (aged 30) 47 England Manchester United
17 3MF Emmanuel Petit (1970-09-22)22 September 1970 (aged 31) 57 England Chelsea
18 2DF Frank Leboeuf (1968-01-22)22 January 1968 (aged 34) 47 France Marseille
19 2DF Willy Sagnol (1977-03-18)18 March 1977 (aged 25) 9 Germany Bayern Munich
20 4FW David Trezeguet (1977-10-15)15 October 1977 (aged 24) 36 Italy Juventus
21 4FW Christophe Dugarry (1972-03-24)24 March 1972 (aged 30) 51 France Bordeaux
22 3MF Johan Micoud (1973-07-24)24 July 1973 (aged 28) 14 Italy Parma
23 1GK Grégory Coupet (1972-12-31)31 December 1972 (aged 29) 1 France Lyon

Senegal[edit]

Head coach: France Bruno Metsu

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Tony Sylva (1975-05-17)17 May 1975 (aged 27) 15 France AS Monaco
2 2DF Omar Daf (1977-02-12)12 February 1977 (aged 25) 31 France Sochaux
3 3MF Pape Sarr (1977-12-07)7 December 1977 (aged 24) 22 France Lens
4 2DF Papa Malick Diop (1974-12-29)29 December 1974 (aged 27) 25 France Lorient
5 2DF Alassane N'Dour (1981-12-12)12 December 1981 (aged 20) 7 France Saint-Étienne
6 2DF Aliou Cissé (c) (1976-03-24)24 March 1976 (aged 26) 20 France Montpellier
7 4FW Henri Camara (1977-05-10)10 May 1977 (aged 25) 34 France Sedan
8 4FW Amara Traoré (1965-09-25)25 September 1965 (aged 36) 12 France Gueugnon
9 4FW Souleymane Camara (1982-12-22)22 December 1982 (aged 19) 9 France AS Monaco
10 3MF Khalilou Fadiga (1974-12-30)30 December 1974 (aged 27) 25 France Auxerre
11 4FW El Hadji Diouf (1981-01-15)15 January 1981 (aged 21) 21 France Lens
12 3MF Amdy Faye (1977-03-12)12 March 1977 (aged 25) 6 France Auxerre
13 2DF Lamine Diatta (1975-07-02)2 July 1975 (aged 26) 19 France Rennes
14 3MF Moussa N'Diaye (1979-02-20)20 February 1979 (aged 23) 38 France Sedan
15 3MF Salif Diao (1977-02-10)10 February 1977 (aged 25) 20 France Sedan
16 1GK Omar Diallo (1972-09-28)28 September 1972 (aged 29) 42 Morocco Olympique Khouribga
17 2DF Ferdinand Coly (1973-09-10)10 September 1973 (aged 28) 16 France Lens
18 4FW Pape Thiaw (1981-02-05)5 February 1981 (aged 21) 13 France Strasbourg
19 3MF Papa Bouba Diop (1978-01-28)28 January 1978 (aged 24) 12 France Lens
20 3MF Sylvain N'Diaye (1976-06-25)25 June 1976 (aged 25) 6 France Lille
21 2DF Habib Beye (1977-10-19)19 October 1977 (aged 24) 6 France Strasbourg
22 1GK Kalidou Cissokho (1972-12-14)14 December 1972 (aged 29) 0 Senegal ASC Jeanne d'Arc
23 3MF Makhtar N'Diaye (1981-12-31)31 December 1981 (aged 20) 11 France Rennes

Uruguay[edit]

Head coach: Víctor Púa

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Fabián Carini (1979-12-26)26 December 1979 (aged 22) 35 Italy Juventus
2 2DF Gustavo Méndez (1971-02-03)3 February 1971 (aged 31) 45 Uruguay Nacional
3 2DF Alejandro Lembo (1978-02-15)15 February 1978 (aged 24) 31 Uruguay Nacional
4 2DF Paolo Montero (c) (1971-09-03)3 September 1971 (aged 30) 45 Italy Juventus
5 3MF Pablo García (1977-05-11)11 May 1977 (aged 25) 36 Italy Venezia
6 2DF Darío Rodríguez (1974-09-17)17 September 1974 (aged 27) 21 Uruguay Peñarol
7 3MF Gianni Guigou (1975-02-22)22 February 1975 (aged 27) 36 Italy Roma
8 4FW Gustavo Varela (1978-05-14)14 May 1978 (aged 24) 7 Uruguay Nacional
9 4FW Darío Silva (1972-11-02)2 November 1972 (aged 29) 36 Spain Málaga
10 3MF Fabián O'Neill (1973-10-14)14 October 1973 (aged 28) 19 Italy Perugia
11 4FW Federico Magallanes (1976-08-22)22 August 1976 (aged 25) 24 Italy Venezia
12 1GK Gustavo Munúa (1978-01-27)27 January 1978 (aged 24) 9 Uruguay Nacional
13 4FW Sebastián Abreu (1976-10-17)17 October 1976 (aged 25) 13 Mexico Cruz Azul
14 2DF Gonzalo Sorondo (1979-10-09)9 October 1979 (aged 22) 18 Italy Internazionale
15 4FW Nicolás Olivera (1978-05-30)30 May 1978 (aged 24) 26 Spain Sevilla
16 3MF Marcelo Romero (1976-07-04)4 July 1976 (aged 25) 22 Spain Málaga
17 3MF Mario Regueiro (1978-09-14)14 September 1978 (aged 23) 14 Spain Racing de Santander
18 4FW Richard Morales (1975-02-21)21 February 1975 (aged 27) 12 Uruguay Nacional
19 2DF Joe Bizera (1980-05-17)17 May 1980 (aged 22) 9 Uruguay Peñarol
20 3MF Álvaro Recoba (1976-03-17)17 March 1976 (aged 26) 43 Italy Internazionale
21 4FW Diego Forlán (1979-05-19)19 May 1979 (aged 23) 4 England Manchester United
22 3MF Gonzalo de los Santos (1976-07-19)19 July 1976 (aged 25) 28 Spain Valencia
23 1GK Federico Elduayen (1977-06-25)25 June 1977 (aged 24) 1 Uruguay Peñarol

Group B[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Head coach: Italy Cesare Maldini

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK José Luis Chilavert (c) (1965-07-27)27 July 1965 (aged 36) 69 France Strasbourg
2 2DF Francisco Arce (1971-04-02)2 April 1971 (aged 31) 51 Brazil Palmeiras
3 2DF Pedro Sarabia (1975-07-05)5 July 1975 (aged 26) 40 Argentina River Plate
4 2DF Carlos Gamarra (1971-02-17)17 February 1971 (aged 31) 76 Greece AEK Athens
5 2DF Celso Ayala (1970-08-20)20 August 1970 (aged 31) 76 Argentina River Plate
6 3MF Estanislao Struway (1968-06-25)25 June 1968 (aged 33) 69 Paraguay Libertad
7 4FW Richard Báez (1973-07-31)31 July 1973 (aged 28) 25 Paraguay Olimpia
8 3MF Guido Alvarenga (1970-08-24)24 August 1970 (aged 31) 18 Mexico Léon
9 4FW Roque Santa Cruz (1981-08-16)16 August 1981 (aged 20) 24 Germany Bayern Munich
10 3MF Roberto Acuña (1972-03-25)25 March 1972 (aged 30) 77 Spain Real Zaragoza
11 4FW Jorge Campos (1970-08-11)11 August 1970 (aged 31) 31 Chile Universidad Católica
12 1GK Justo Villar (1977-06-30)30 June 1977 (aged 24) 8 Paraguay Libertad
13 3MF Carlos Paredes (1976-07-16)16 July 1976 (aged 25) 41 Portugal Porto
14 3MF Diego Gavilán (1980-03-01)1 March 1980 (aged 22) 21 Mexico Tecos
15 3MF Carlos Bonet (1977-10-02)2 October 1977 (aged 24) 3 Paraguay Libertad
16 3MF Gustavo Morínigo (1977-01-23)23 January 1977 (aged 25) 11 Paraguay Libertad
17 2DF Juan Carlos Franco (1973-04-17)17 April 1973 (aged 29) 3 Paraguay Olimpia
18 2DF Julio César Cáceres (1979-10-05)5 October 1979 (aged 22) 1 Paraguay Olimpia
19 2DF Daniel Sanabria (1977-02-08)8 February 1977 (aged 25) 6 Paraguay Libertad
20 4FW José Cardozo (1971-03-19)19 March 1971 (aged 31) 57 Mexico Toluca
21 2DF Denis Caniza (1974-08-29)29 August 1974 (aged 27) 49 Mexico Santos Laguna
22 1GK Ricardo Tavarelli (1970-08-02)2 August 1970 (aged 31) 20 Paraguay Olimpia
23 4FW Nelson Cuevas (1980-01-10)10 January 1980 (aged 22) 11 Argentina River Plate

Slovenia[edit]

Head coach: Srečko Katanec

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Marko Simeunovič (1967-12-06)6 December 1967 (aged 34) 43 Slovenia Maribor
2 2DF Goran Sankovič (1979-06-18)18 June 1979 (aged 22) 5 Czech Republic Slavia Prague
3 2DF Željko Milinovič (1969-10-12)12 October 1969 (aged 32) 35 Japan JEF United Ichihara
4 2DF Muamer Vugdalič (1977-08-25)25 August 1977 (aged 24) 13 Slovenia Maribor
5 2DF Marinko Galič (1970-04-22)22 April 1970 (aged 32) 65 Slovenia Koper
6 2DF Aleksander Knavs (1975-12-05)5 December 1975 (aged 26) 38 Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern
7 3MF Džoni Novak (1969-09-04)4 September 1969 (aged 32) 68 Germany SpVgg Unterhaching
8 3MF Aleš Čeh (c) (1968-04-07)7 April 1968 (aged 34) 71 Austria Grazer
9 4FW Milan Osterc (1975-07-04)4 July 1975 (aged 26) 41 Israel Hapoel Tel Aviv
10 3MF Zlatko Zahovič* (1971-02-01)1 February 1971 (aged 31) 64 Portugal Benfica
11 3MF Miran Pavlin (1971-10-08)8 October 1971 (aged 30) 45 Portugal Porto
12 1GK Mladen Dabanovič (1971-09-13)13 September 1971 (aged 30) 20 Belgium Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen
13 4FW Mladen Rudonja (1971-07-26)26 July 1971 (aged 30) 58 England Portsmouth
14 2DF Saša Gajser (1974-02-11)11 February 1974 (aged 28) 20 Belgium Gent
15 3MF Rajko Tavčar (1974-07-21)21 July 1974 (aged 27) 6 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
16 4FW Senad Tiganj (1975-08-28)28 August 1975 (aged 26) 3 Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana
17 3MF Zoran Pavlović (1976-06-27)27 June 1976 (aged 25) 21 Austria Austria Wien
18 4FW Milenko Ačimovič (1977-02-15)15 February 1977 (aged 25) 39 England Tottenham Hotspur
19 2DF Amir Karić (1973-12-31)31 December 1973 (aged 28) 43 Slovenia Maribor
20 3MF Nastja Čeh (1978-01-26)26 January 1978 (aged 24) 6 Belgium Club Brugge
21 4FW Sebastjan Cimirotič (1974-09-14)14 September 1974 (aged 27) 12 Italy Lecce
22 2DF Spasoje Bulajič (1975-11-24)24 November 1975 (aged 26) 15 Germany 1. FC Köln
23 1GK Dejan Nemec (1977-03-01)1 March 1977 (aged 25) 1 Belgium Club Brugge
*Was expelled from the squad after the first game.

Note: caps for Yugoslavia are not counted.

South Africa[edit]

Head coach: Jomo Sono

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Hans Vonk (1970-01-30)30 January 1970 (aged 32) 29 Netherlands Heerenveen
2 2DF Cyril Nzama (1974-06-26)26 June 1974 (aged 27) 19 South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
3 2DF Bradley Carnell (1977-01-21)21 January 1977 (aged 25) 21 Germany VfB Stuttgart
4 2DF Aaron Mokoena (1980-11-25)25 November 1980 (aged 21) 22 Belgium Germinal Beerschot
5 2DF Jacob Lekgetho (1974-03-24)24 March 1974 (aged 28) 15 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
6 3MF MacBeth Sibaya (1977-11-25)25 November 1977 (aged 24) 9 South Africa Jomo Cosmos
7 3MF Quinton Fortune (1977-05-21)21 May 1977 (aged 25) 39 England Manchester United
8 3MF Thabo Mngomeni (1969-06-24)24 June 1969 (aged 32) 37 South Africa Orlando Pirates
9 3MF MacDonald Mukansi (1975-05-26)26 May 1975 (aged 27) 7 Bulgaria Lokomotiv Sofia
10 3MF Bennett Mnguni (1974-03-18)18 March 1974 (aged 28) 9 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
11 3MF Jabu Pule (1980-07-11)11 July 1980 (aged 21) 9 South Africa Kaizer Chiefs
12 3MF Teboho Mokoena (1974-07-10)10 July 1974 (aged 27) 10 Switzerland St. Gallen
13 2DF Pierre Issa (1975-09-12)12 September 1975 (aged 26) 41 England Watford
14 4FW Siyabonga Nomvethe (1977-12-02)2 December 1977 (aged 24) 30 Italy Udinese
15 3MF Sibusiso Zuma (1975-06-23)23 June 1975 (aged 26) 22 Denmark Copenhagen
16 1GK André Arendse (1967-06-27)27 June 1967 (aged 34) 49 South Africa Santos Cape Town
17 4FW Benni McCarthy (1977-11-12)12 November 1977 (aged 24) 43 Portugal Porto
18 3MF Delron Buckley (1977-12-07)7 December 1977 (aged 24) 32 Germany VfL Bochum
19 2DF Lucas Radebe (c) (1969-04-12)12 April 1969 (aged 33) 65 England Leeds United
20 1GK Calvin Marlin (1976-04-20)20 April 1976 (aged 26) 2 South Africa Ajax Cape Town
21 3MF Steven Pienaar (1982-03-17)17 March 1982 (aged 20) 0 Netherlands Ajax
22 2DF Thabang Molefe (1979-04-11)11 April 1979 (aged 23) 5 South Africa Jomo Cosmos
23 4FW George Koumantarakis (1974-03-27)27 March 1974 (aged 28) 6 Switzerland Basel

Spain[edit]

Head coach: José Antonio Camacho

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Iker Casillas (1981-05-20)20 May 1981 (aged 21) 13 Spain Real Madrid
2 2DF Curro Torres (1976-12-27)27 December 1976 (aged 25) 4 Spain Valencia
3 2DF Juanfran (1976-07-15)15 July 1976 (aged 25) 7 Spain Celta Vigo
4 3MF Iván Helguera (1975-03-18)18 March 1975 (aged 27) 22 Spain Real Madrid
5 2DF Carles Puyol (1978-04-13)13 April 1978 (aged 24) 8 Spain Barcelona
6 2DF Fernando Hierro (c) (1968-03-23)23 March 1968 (aged 34) 85 Spain Real Madrid
7 4FW Raúl (1977-06-27)27 June 1977 (aged 24) 51 Spain Real Madrid
8 3MF Rubén Baraja (1975-07-11)11 July 1975 (aged 26) 9 Spain Valencia
9 4FW Fernando Morientes (1976-04-05)5 April 1976 (aged 26) 19 Spain Real Madrid
10 4FW Diego Tristán (1976-01-05)5 January 1976 (aged 26) 7 Spain Deportivo La Coruña
11 4FW Javier de Pedro (1973-08-04)4 August 1973 (aged 28) 5 Spain Real Sociedad
12 4FW Albert Luque (1978-03-11)11 March 1978 (aged 24) 0 Spain Mallorca
13 1GK Ricardo (1971-12-30)30 December 1971 (aged 30) 1 Spain Real Valladolid
14 3MF David Albelda (1977-09-01)1 September 1977 (aged 24) 2 Spain Valencia
15 2DF Enrique Romero (1971-06-23)23 June 1971 (aged 30) 3 Spain Deportivo La Coruña
16 3MF Gaizka Mendieta (1974-03-27)27 March 1974 (aged 28) 32 Italy Lazio
17 3MF Juan Carlos Valerón (1975-06-17)17 June 1975 (aged 26) 20 Spain Deportivo La Coruña
18 3MF Sergio (1976-11-10)10 November 1976 (aged 25) 5 Spain Deportivo La Coruña
19 3MF Xavi (1980-01-25)25 January 1980 (aged 22) 3 Spain Barcelona
20 2DF Miguel Ángel Nadal (1966-07-28)28 July 1966 (aged 35) 59 Spain Mallorca
21 3MF Luis Enrique (1970-05-08)8 May 1970 (aged 32) 57 Spain Barcelona
22 3MF Joaquín (1981-07-21)21 July 1981 (aged 20) 3 Spain Real Betis
23 1GK Pedro Contreras (1972-01-07)7 January 1972 (aged 30) 0 Spain Málaga

Group C[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Head coach: Luiz Felipe Scolari

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Marcos (1973-08-04)4 August 1973 (aged 28) 15 Brazil Palmeiras
2 2DF Cafu (c) (1970-06-07)7 June 1970 (aged 31) 103 Italy Roma
3 2DF Lúcio (1978-05-08)8 May 1978 (aged 24) 15 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
4 2DF Roque Júnior (1976-08-31)31 August 1976 (aged 25) 17 Italy Milan
5 2DF Edmílson (1976-07-10)10 July 1976 (aged 25) 12 France Lyon
6 2DF Roberto Carlos (1973-04-10)10 April 1973 (aged 29) 84 Spain Real Madrid
7 3MF Ricardinho (1976-05-23)23 May 1976 (aged 26) 3 Brazil Corinthians
8 3MF Gilberto Silva (1976-10-07)7 October 1976 (aged 25) 6 Brazil Atlético Mineiro
9 4FW Ronaldo (1976-09-22)22 September 1976 (aged 25) 56 Italy Internazionale
10 3MF Rivaldo (1972-04-19)19 April 1972 (aged 30) 58 Spain Barcelona
11 3MF Ronaldinho (1980-03-21)21 March 1980 (aged 22) 24 France Paris Saint-Germain
12 1GK Dida (1973-10-07)7 October 1973 (aged 28) 49 Brazil Corinthians
13 2DF Juliano Belletti (1976-06-20)20 June 1976 (aged 25) 10 Brazil São Paulo
14 2DF Ânderson Polga (1979-02-09)9 February 1979 (aged 23) 5 Brazil Grêmio
15 3MF Kléberson (1979-06-19)19 June 1979 (aged 22) 5 Brazil Atlético Paranaense
16 2DF Júnior (1973-06-20)20 June 1973 (aged 28) 12 Italy Parma
17 4FW Denílson (1977-08-24)24 August 1977 (aged 24) 53 Spain Real Betis
18 3MF Vampeta (1974-03-13)13 March 1974 (aged 28) 36 Brazil Corinthians
19 3MF Juninho (1973-02-22)22 February 1973 (aged 29) 43 England Middlesbrough
20 4FW Edílson (1971-09-17)17 September 1971 (aged 30) 17 Brazil Cruzeiro
21 4FW Luizão (1975-11-14)14 November 1975 (aged 26) 8 Brazil Grêmio
22 1GK Rogério Ceni (1973-01-22)22 January 1973 (aged 29) 12 Brazil São Paulo
23 3MF Kaká (1982-04-22)22 April 1982 (aged 20) 2 Brazil São Paulo

China PR[edit]

Head coach: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bora Milutinović

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK An Qi (1981-06-21)21 June 1981 (aged 20) 5 China Dalian Shide
2 2DF Zhang Enhua (1974-05-11)11 May 1974 (aged 28) 65 China Dalian Shide
3 2DF Yang Pu (1978-03-30)30 March 1978 (aged 24) 14 China Beijing Guoan
4 2DF Wu Chengying (1975-04-21)21 April 1975 (aged 27) 53 China Shanghai Shenhua
5 2DF Fan Zhiyi (1970-01-22)22 January 1970 (aged 32) 105 Scotland Dundee
6 3MF Shao Jiayi (1980-04-10)10 April 1980 (aged 22) 18 China Beijing Guoan
7 2DF Sun Jihai (1977-09-30)30 September 1977 (aged 24) 59 England Manchester City
8 3MF Li Tie (1977-09-18)18 September 1977 (aged 24) 76 China Liaoning
9 3MF Ma Mingyu (c) (1972-08-10)10 August 1972 (aged 29) 91 China Sichuan Guancheng
10 4FW Hao Haidong (1970-08-25)25 August 1970 (aged 31) 95 China Dalian Shide
11 3MF Yu Genwei (1976-08-19)19 August 1976 (aged 25) 17 China Tianjin Teda FC
12 4FW Su Maozhen (1972-07-30)30 July 1972 (aged 29) 43 China Shandong Luneng
13 3MF Gao Yao (1977-07-13)13 July 1977 (aged 24) 4 China Shandong Luneng
14 2DF Li Weifeng (1978-01-26)26 January 1978 (aged 24) 55 China Shenzhen Pingan
15 3MF Zhao Junzhe (1979-04-18)18 April 1979 (aged 23) 13 China Liaoning
16 4FW Qu Bo (1981-07-15)15 July 1981 (aged 20) 16 China Qingdao Hainiu
17 2DF Du Wei (1982-02-09)9 February 1982 (aged 20) 7 China Shanghai Shenhua
18 3MF Li Xiaopeng (1976-11-05)5 November 1976 (aged 25) 26 China Shandong Luneng
19 3MF Qi Hong (1976-06-03)3 June 1976 (aged 25) 36 China Shanghai Zhongyuan
20 4FW Yang Chen (1974-01-17)17 January 1974 (aged 28) 26 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
21 2DF Xu Yunlong (1979-02-17)17 February 1979 (aged 23) 20 China Beijing Guoan
22 1GK Jiang Jin (1969-10-07)7 October 1969 (aged 32) 52 China Tianjin Teda FC
23 1GK Ou Chuliang (1968-08-26)26 August 1968 (aged 33) 74 China Yunnan Hongta

Costa Rica[edit]

Head coach: Alexandre Guimarães

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Erick Lonnis (1965-09-09)9 September 1965 (aged 36) 74 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa
2 2DF Jervis Drummond (1976-09-08)8 September 1976 (aged 25) 38 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa
3 2DF Luis Marín (1974-08-10)10 August 1974 (aged 27) 74 Costa Rica Alajuelense
4 2DF Mauricio Wright (1970-12-20)20 December 1970 (aged 31) 40 Costa Rica Herdiano
5 2DF Gilberto Martínez (1979-10-01)1 October 1979 (aged 22) 27 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa
6 3MF Wilmer López (1971-03-08)8 March 1971 (aged 31) 68 Costa Rica Alajuelense
7 4FW Rolando Fonseca (1974-06-06)6 June 1974 (aged 27) 79 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa
8 3MF Mauricio Solís (1972-12-13)13 December 1972 (aged 29) 84 Costa Rica Alajuelense
9 4FW Paulo Wanchope (1976-07-31)31 July 1976 (aged 25) 48 England Manchester City
10 3MF Walter Centeno (1974-10-06)6 October 1974 (aged 27) 49 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa
11 4FW Rónald Gómez (1975-01-24)24 January 1975 (aged 27) 53 Greece OFI Crete
12 4FW Winston Parks (1981-10-12)12 October 1981 (aged 20) 3 Italy Udinese
13 4FW Daniel Vallejos (1981-05-27)27 May 1981 (aged 21) 2 Costa Rica Herdiano
14 2DF Juan José Rodríguez (1967-06-23)23 June 1967 (aged 34) 2 Costa Rica San Carlos
15 2DF Harold Wallace (1975-09-07)7 September 1975 (aged 26) 54 Costa Rica Alajuelense
16 4FW Steven Bryce (1977-08-16)16 August 1977 (aged 24) 33 Costa Rica Alajuelense
17 3MF Hernán Medford (c) (1968-05-23)23 May 1968 (aged 34) 87 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa
18 1GK Álvaro Mesén (1972-12-24)24 December 1972 (aged 29) 16 Costa Rica Alajuelense
19 3MF Rodrigo Cordero (1973-12-04)4 December 1973 (aged 28) 25 Costa Rica Herdiano
20 4FW William Sunsing (1977-05-12)12 May 1977 (aged 25) 23 Costa Rica Herdiano
21 2DF Pablo Chinchilla (1978-12-21)21 December 1978 (aged 23) 12 Costa Rica Alajuelense
22 2DF Carlos Castro (1978-09-10)10 September 1978 (aged 23) 22 Costa Rica Alajuelense
23 1GK Lester Morgan (1976-05-02)2 May 1976 (aged 26) 5 Costa Rica Herdiano

Turkey[edit]

Head coach: Şenol Güneş

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Rüştü Reçber (1973-05-10)10 May 1973 (aged 29) 64 Turkey Fenerbahçe
2 2DF Emre Aşık (1973-12-13)13 December 1973 (aged 28) 16 Turkey Galatasaray
3 2DF Bülent Korkmaz (1968-11-24)24 November 1968 (aged 33) 68 Turkey Galatasaray
4 2DF Fatih Akyel (1977-12-26)26 December 1977 (aged 24) 36 Turkey Fenerbahçe
5 2DF Alpay Özalan (1973-05-29)29 May 1973 (aged 29) 62 England Aston Villa
6 4FW Arif Erdem (1972-01-02)2 January 1972 (aged 30) 50 Turkey Galatasaray
7 3MF Okan Buruk (1973-10-19)19 October 1973 (aged 28) 26 Italy Internazionale
8 3MF Tugay Kerimoğlu (1970-08-24)24 August 1970 (aged 31) 69 England Blackburn Rovers
9 4FW Hakan Şükür (c) (1971-09-01)1 September 1971 (aged 30) 73 Italy Parma
10 3MF Yıldıray Baştürk (1978-12-24)24 December 1978 (aged 23) 13 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
11 4FW Hasan Şaş (1976-08-01)1 August 1976 (aged 25) 14 Turkey Galatasaray
12 1GK Ömer Çatkıç (1974-10-15)15 October 1974 (aged 27) 6 Turkey Gaziantepspor
13 3MF Mustafa İzzet (1974-10-31)31 October 1974 (aged 27) 7 England Leicester City
14 3MF Tayfur Havutçu (1970-04-23)23 April 1970 (aged 32) 39 Turkey Beşiktaş
15 4FW Nihat Kahveci (1979-11-23)23 November 1979 (aged 22) 11 Spain Real Sociedad
16 2DF Ümit Özat (1976-10-30)30 October 1976 (aged 25) 14 Turkey Fenerbahçe
17 4FW İlhan Mansız (1975-08-10)10 August 1975 (aged 26) 6 Turkey Beşiktaş
18 3MF Ergün Penbe (1972-05-17)17 May 1972 (aged 30) 21 Turkey Galatasaray
19 3MF Abdullah Ercan (1971-12-08)8 December 1971 (aged 30) 70 Turkey Fenerbahçe
20 2DF Hakan Ünsal (1973-05-14)14 May 1973 (aged 29) 25 Turkey Galatasaray
21 3MF Emre Belözoğlu (1980-09-07)7 September 1980 (aged 21) 11 Italy Internazionale
22 3MF Ümit Davala (1973-07-30)30 July 1973 (aged 28) 24 Italy Milan
23 1GK Zafer Özgültekin (1975-03-10)10 March 1975 (aged 27) 1 Turkey Ankaragücü

Group D[edit]

Poland[edit]

Head coach: Jerzy Engel

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Jerzy Dudek (1973-03-23)23 March 1973 (aged 29) 21 England Liverpool
2 2DF Tomasz Kłos (1973-03-07)7 March 1973 (aged 29) 37 Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern
3 2DF Jacek Zieliński (1967-10-10)10 October 1967 (aged 34) 52 Poland Legia Warszawa
4 3MF Michał Żewłakow (1976-04-22)22 April 1976 (aged 26) 25 Belgium Mouscron
5 3MF Tomasz Rząsa (1973-03-11)11 March 1973 (aged 29) 9 Netherlands Feyenoord
6 2DF Tomasz Hajto (1972-10-16)16 October 1972 (aged 29) 44 Germany Schalke 04
7 3MF Piotr Świerczewski (1972-04-08)8 April 1972 (aged 30) 65 France Marseille
8 4FW Cezary Kucharski (1972-02-17)17 February 1972 (aged 30) 15 Poland Legia Warszawa
9 4FW Paweł Kryszałowicz (1974-06-23)23 June 1974 (aged 27) 23 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
10 3MF Radosław Kałużny (1974-02-02)2 February 1974 (aged 28) 30 Germany Energie Cottbus
11 4FW Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978-12-22)22 December 1978 (aged 23) 16 Greece Panathinaikos
12 1GK Radosław Majdan (1972-05-10)10 May 1972 (aged 30) 5 Turkey Göztepe
13 2DF Arkadiusz Głowacki (1979-03-13)13 March 1979 (aged 23) 2 Poland Wisła Kraków
14 4FW Marcin Żewłakow (1976-04-22)22 April 1976 (aged 26) 17 Belgium Mouscron
15 2DF Tomasz Wałdoch (c) (1971-05-10)10 May 1971 (aged 31) 71 Germany Schalke 04
16 2DF Maciej Murawski (1974-02-20)20 February 1974 (aged 28) 4 Poland Legia Warszawa
17 3MF Arkadiusz Bąk (1974-10-06)6 October 1974 (aged 27) 12 Poland Widzew Łódź
18 3MF Jacek Krzynówek (1976-05-15)15 May 1976 (aged 26) 23 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
19 4FW Maciej Żurawski (1976-09-12)12 September 1976 (aged 25) 9 Poland Wisła Kraków
20 2DF Jacek Bąk (1973-03-24)24 March 1973 (aged 29) 36 France Lens
21 3MF Marek Koźmiński (1971-02-07)7 February 1971 (aged 31) 42 Italy Ancona
22 1GK Adam Matysek (1968-07-19)19 July 1968 (aged 33) 34 Poland RKS Radomsko
23 3MF Paweł Sibik (1971-02-15)15 February 1971 (aged 31) 2 Poland Odra Wodzisław

Portugal[edit]

Head coach: António Oliveira

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Vítor Baía (1969-10-15)15 October 1969 (aged 32) 75 Portugal Porto
2 2DF Jorge Costa (1971-10-14)14 October 1971 (aged 30) 46 Portugal Porto
3 2DF Abel Xavier (1972-11-30)30 November 1972 (aged 29) 18 England Liverpool
4 2DF Marco Caneira (1979-02-09)9 February 1979 (aged 23) 1 Portugal Benfica
5 2DF Fernando Couto (c) (1969-08-02)2 August 1969 (aged 32) 82 Italy Lazio
6 3MF Paulo Sousa (1970-08-30)30 August 1970 (aged 31) 50 Spain Espanyol
7 3MF Luís Figo (1972-11-04)4 November 1972 (aged 29) 81 Spain Real Madrid
8 4FW João Pinto (1971-08-19)19 August 1971 (aged 30) 77 Portugal Sporting CP
9 4FW Pauleta (1973-04-28)28 April 1973 (aged 29) 33 France Bordeaux
10 3MF Rui Costa (1972-03-29)29 March 1972 (aged 30) 67 Italy Milan
11 3MF Sérgio Conceição (1974-11-15)15 November 1974 (aged 27) 41 Italy Internazionale
12 3MF Hugo Viana (1983-01-15)15 January 1983 (aged 19) 4 Portugal Sporting CP
13 2DF Jorge Andrade (1979-04-09)9 April 1979 (aged 23) 5 Portugal Porto
14 3MF Pedro Barbosa (1970-08-06)6 August 1970 (aged 31) 21 Portugal Sporting CP
15 1GK Nélson (1975-10-20)20 October 1975 (aged 26) 1 Portugal Sporting CP
16 1GK Ricardo (1976-02-11)11 February 1976 (aged 26) 10 Portugal Boavista
17 3MF Paulo Bento (1969-06-20)20 June 1969 (aged 32) 31 Portugal Sporting CP
18 2DF Nuno Frechaut (1977-09-24)24 September 1977 (aged 24) 9 Portugal Boavista
19 3MF Capucho (1972-02-21)21 February 1972 (aged 30) 29 Portugal Porto
20 3MF Petit (1976-09-25)25 September 1976 (aged 25) 9 Portugal Boavista
21 4FW Nuno Gomes (1976-07-05)5 July 1976 (aged 25) 28 Italy Fiorentina
22 2DF Beto (1976-05-03)3 May 1976 (aged 26) 16 Portugal Sporting CP
23 2DF Rui Jorge (1973-03-27)27 March 1973 (aged 29) 20 Portugal Sporting CP

Korea Republic[edit]

Head coach: Netherlands Guus Hiddink

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Lee Woon-jae (1973-04-26)26 April 1973 (aged 29) 32 South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings
2 2DF Hyun Young-min (1979-12-25)25 December 1979 (aged 22) 8 South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horangi
3 3MF Choi Sung-yong (1975-12-25)25 December 1975 (aged 26) 60 South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings
4 2DF Choi Jin-cheul (1971-03-26)26 March 1971 (aged 31) 15 South Korea Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
5 3MF Kim Nam-il (1977-03-14)14 March 1977 (aged 25) 21 South Korea Jeonnam Dragons
6 2DF Yoo Sang-chul (1971-10-18)18 October 1971 (aged 30) 92 Japan Kashiwa Reysol
7 2DF Kim Tae-young (1970-11-08)8 November 1970 (aged 31) 74 South Korea Jeonnam Dragons
8 3MF Choi Tae-uk (1981-03-13)13 March 1981 (aged 21) 16 South Korea Anyang LG Cheetahs
9 4FW Seol Ki-hyeon (1979-01-08)8 January 1979 (aged 23) 31 Belgium Anderlecht
10 2DF Lee Young-pyo (1977-04-23)23 April 1977 (aged 25) 48 South Korea Anyang LG Cheetahs
11 4FW Choi Yong-soo (1973-09-10)10 September 1973 (aged 28) 58 Japan JEF United Ichihara
12 1GK Kim Byung-ji (1970-04-08)8 April 1970 (aged 32) 58 South Korea Pohang Steelers
13 3MF Lee Eul-yong (1975-09-08)8 September 1975 (aged 26) 19 South Korea Bucheon SK
14 4FW Lee Chun-soo (1981-07-09)9 July 1981 (aged 20) 22 South Korea Ulsan Hyundai Horangi
15 2DF Lee Min-sung (1973-06-23)23 June 1973 (aged 28) 52 South Korea Busan I'Cons
16 4FW Cha Du-ri (1980-07-25)25 July 1980 (aged 21) 12 South Korea Korea University
17 3MF Yoon Jung-hwan (1973-02-16)16 February 1973 (aged 29) 36 Japan Cerezo Osaka
18 4FW Hwang Sun-hong (1968-07-14)14 July 1968 (aged 33) 95 Japan Kashiwa Reysol
19 3MF Ahn Jung-hwan (1976-01-27)27 January 1976 (aged 26) 19 Italy Perugia
20 2DF Hong Myung-bo (c) (1969-02-12)12 February 1969 (aged 33) 124 South Korea Pohang Steelers
21 3MF Park Ji-sung (1981-02-25)25 February 1981 (aged 21) 30 Japan Kyoto Purple Sanga
22 3MF Song Chong-gug (1979-02-20)20 February 1979 (aged 23) 27 South Korea Busan I'Cons
23 1GK Choi Eun-sung (1971-04-05)5 April 1971 (aged 31) 1 South Korea Daejeon Citizen

United States[edit]

Head coach: Bruce Arena

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Brad Friedel (1971-05-08)8 May 1971 (aged 31) 74 England Blackburn Rovers
2 3MF Frankie Hejduk (1974-08-05)5 August 1974 (aged 27) 38 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
3 2DF Gregg Berhalter (1973-08-01)1 August 1973 (aged 28) 25 England Crystal Palace
4 2DF Pablo Mastroeni (1976-08-29)29 August 1976 (aged 25) 8 United States Miami Fusion
5 3MF John O'Brien (1977-08-29)29 August 1977 (aged 24) 13 Netherlands Ajax
6 2DF David Regis (1968-12-02)2 December 1968 (aged 33) 28 France Metz
7 3MF Eddie Lewis (1974-05-17)17 May 1974 (aged 28) 38 England Fulham
8 3MF Earnie Stewart (1969-03-28)28 March 1969 (aged 33) 77 Netherlands NAC Breda
9 4FW Joe-Max Moore (1971-02-23)23 February 1971 (aged 31) 95 England Everton
10 3MF Claudio Reyna (c) (1973-07-20)20 July 1973 (aged 28) 86 England Sunderland
11 4FW Clint Mathis (1976-11-25)25 November 1976 (aged 25) 19 United States MetroStars
12 2DF Jeff Agoos (1968-05-02)2 May 1968 (aged 34) 127 United States San Jose Earthquakes
13 3MF Cobi Jones (1970-06-16)16 June 1970 (aged 31) 153 United States LA Galaxy
14 2DF Steve Cherundolo (1979-02-19)19 February 1979 (aged 23) 10 Germany Hannover 96
15 4FW Josh Wolff (1977-02-25)25 February 1977 (aged 25) 16 United States Chicago Fire
16 2DF Carlos Llamosa (1969-06-30)30 June 1969 (aged 32) 26 United States New England Revolution
17 3MF DaMarcus Beasley (1982-05-24)24 May 1982 (aged 20) 9 United States Chicago Fire
18 1GK Kasey Keller (1969-11-29)29 November 1969 (aged 32) 58 England Tottenham Hotspur
19 1GK Tony Meola (1969-02-21)21 February 1969 (aged 33) 98 United States Kansas City Wizards
20 4FW Brian McBride (1972-06-19)19 June 1972 (aged 29) 58 United States Columbus Crew
21 4FW Landon Donovan (1982-03-04)4 March 1982 (aged 20) 20 United States San Jose Earthquakes
22 2DF Tony Sanneh (1971-06-01)1 June 1971 (aged 30) 29 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
23 2DF Eddie Pope (1973-12-24)24 December 1973 (aged 28) 48 United States D.C. United

Group E[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Head coach: Germany Winfried Schäfer

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Alioum Boukar (1972-01-03)3 January 1972 (aged 30) 46 Turkey Samsunspor
2 3MF Bill Tchato (1975-05-14)14 May 1975 (aged 27) 12 France Montpellier
3 2DF Pierre Womé (1979-03-26)26 March 1979 (aged 23) 46 Italy Bologna
4 2DF Rigobert Song (c) (1976-07-01)1 July 1976 (aged 25) 59 Germany 1. FC Köln
5 2DF Raymond Kalla (1975-04-22)22 April 1975 (aged 27) 47 Spain Extremadura
6 2DF Pierre Njanka (1975-03-15)15 March 1975 (aged 27) 31 France Strasbourg
7 3MF Joseph N'Do (1976-04-28)28 April 1976 (aged 26) 16 Saudi Arabia Al-Khaleej
8 2DF Geremi Njitap (1978-12-20)20 December 1978 (aged 23) 38 Spain Real Madrid
9 4FW Samuel Eto'o (1981-03-10)10 March 1981 (aged 21) 27 Spain Mallorca
10 4FW Patrick M'Boma (1970-11-15)15 November 1970 (aged 31) 42 England Sunderland
11 4FW Pius N'Diefi (1975-07-05)5 July 1975 (aged 26) 13 France Sedan
12 3MF Lauren Etame Mayer (1977-01-19)19 January 1977 (aged 25) 15 England Arsenal
13 2DF Lucien Mettomo (1977-04-19)19 April 1977 (aged 25) 17 England Manchester City
14 3MF Joël Epalle (1978-02-20)20 February 1978 (aged 24) 22 Greece Panathinaikos
15 3MF Nicolas Alnoudji (1979-12-09)9 December 1979 (aged 22) 15 Turkey Rizespor
16 1GK Jacques Songo'o (1964-03-17)17 March 1964 (aged 38) 66 France Metz
17 3MF Marc-Vivien Foé (1975-05-01)1 May 1975 (aged 27) 47 France Lyon
18 4FW Patrick Suffo (1978-01-17)17 January 1978 (aged 24) 18 England Sheffield United
19 3MF Eric Djemba-Djemba (1981-05-04)4 May 1981 (aged 21) 0 France Nantes
20 3MF Salomon Olembé (1980-12-08)8 December 1980 (aged 21) 39 France Marseille
21 4FW Joseph-Désiré Job (1977-12-01)1 December 1977 (aged 24) 34 France Metz
22 1GK Idriss Carlos Kameni (1984-02-18)18 February 1984 (aged 18) 1 France Le Havre
23 3MF Daniel N'Gom Kome (1980-05-19)19 May 1980 (aged 22) 4 Spain Numancia

Germany[edit]

Head coach: Rudi Völler

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Oliver Kahn (c) (1969-06-15)15 June 1969 (aged 32) 45 Germany Bayern Munich
2 2DF Thomas Linke (1969-12-26)26 December 1969 (aged 32) 34 Germany Bayern Munich
3 2DF Marko Rehmer (1972-04-29)29 April 1972 (aged 30) 27 Germany Hertha BSC
4 2DF Frank Baumann (1975-10-29)29 October 1975 (aged 26) 11 Germany Werder Bremen
5 3MF Carsten Ramelow (1974-03-20)20 March 1974 (aged 28) 25 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
6 2DF Christian Ziege (1972-02-01)1 February 1972 (aged 30) 66 England Tottenham Hotspur
7 4FW Oliver Neuville (1973-05-01)1 May 1973 (aged 29) 30 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
8 3MF Dietmar Hamann (1973-08-27)27 August 1973 (aged 28) 40 England Liverpool
9 4FW Carsten Jancker (1974-08-28)28 August 1974 (aged 27) 26 Germany Bayern Munich
10 3MF Lars Ricken (1976-07-10)10 July 1976 (aged 25) 16 Germany Borussia Dortmund
11 4FW Miroslav Klose (1978-06-09)9 June 1978 (aged 23) 12 Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern
12 1GK Jens Lehmann (1969-11-10)10 November 1969 (aged 32) 14 Germany Borussia Dortmund
13 3MF Michael Ballack (1976-09-26)26 September 1976 (aged 25) 22 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
14 4FW Gerald Asamoah (1978-10-03)3 October 1978 (aged 23) 11 Germany Schalke 04
15 2DF Sebastian Kehl (1980-02-13)13 February 1980 (aged 22) 8 Germany Borussia Dortmund
16 3MF Jens Jeremies (1974-03-05)5 March 1974 (aged 28) 33 Germany Bayern Munich
17 3MF Marco Bode (1969-07-23)23 July 1969 (aged 32) 34 Germany Werder Bremen
18 3MF Jörg Böhme (1974-01-22)22 January 1974 (aged 28) 6 Germany Schalke 04
19 3MF Bernd Schneider (1973-11-17)17 November 1973 (aged 28) 9 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
20 4FW Oliver Bierhoff (1968-05-01)1 May 1968 (aged 34) 65 France AS Monaco
21 2DF Christoph Metzelder (1980-11-05)5 November 1980 (aged 21) 6 Germany Borussia Dortmund
22 3MF Torsten Frings (1976-11-22)22 November 1976 (aged 25) 8 Germany Werder Bremen
23 1GK Hans-Jörg Butt (1974-05-28)28 May 1974 (aged 28) 2 Germany Bayer Leverkusen

Republic of Ireland[edit]

Head coach: Mick McCarthy

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Shay Given (1976-04-20)20 April 1976 (aged 26) 39 England Newcastle United
2 2DF Steve Finnan (1976-04-24)24 April 1976 (aged 26) 13 England Fulham
3 2DF Ian Harte (1977-08-31)31 August 1977 (aged 24) 40 England Leeds United
4 2DF Kenny Cunningham (1971-06-28)28 June 1971 (aged 30) 38 England Wimbledon
5 2DF Steve Staunton (c) (1969-01-19)19 January 1969 (aged 33) 98 England Aston Villa
6 3MF Roy Keane (1971-08-10)10 August 1971 (aged 30) 58 England Manchester United
7 3MF Jason McAteer (1971-06-18)18 June 1971 (aged 30) 47 England Sunderland
8 3MF Matt Holland (1974-04-11)11 April 1974 (aged 28) 19 England Ipswich Town
9 3MF Damien Duff (1979-03-02)2 March 1979 (aged 23) 26 England Blackburn Rovers
10 4FW Robbie Keane (1980-07-08)8 July 1980 (aged 21) 33 England Leeds United
11 3MF Kevin Kilbane (1977-02-01)1 February 1977 (aged 25) 31 England Sunderland
12 3MF Mark Kinsella (1972-08-12)12 August 1972 (aged 29) 28 England Charlton Athletic
13 4FW David Connolly (1977-06-06)6 June 1977 (aged 24) 33 England Wimbledon
14 2DF Gary Breen (1973-12-12)12 December 1973 (aged 28) 43 England Coventry City
15 2DF Richard Dunne (1979-09-21)21 September 1979 (aged 22) 14 England Manchester City
16 1GK Dean Kiely (1970-10-10)10 October 1970 (aged 31) 6 England Charlton Athletic
17 4FW Niall Quinn (1966-10-06)6 October 1966 (aged 35) 88 England Sunderland
18 2DF Gary Kelly (1974-07-09)9 July 1974 (aged 27) 46 England Leeds United
19 4FW Clinton Morrison (1979-05-14)14 May 1979 (aged 23) 7 England Crystal Palace
20 2DF Andrew O'Brien (1979-06-29)29 June 1979 (aged 22) 5 England Newcastle United
21 3MF Steven Reid (1981-03-10)10 March 1981 (aged 21) 5 England Millwall
22 3MF Lee Carsley (1974-02-28)28 February 1974 (aged 28) 19 England Everton
23 1GK Alan Kelly (1968-08-11)11 August 1968 (aged 33) 34 England Blackburn Rovers

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Head coach: Nasser Al-Johar

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Mohamed Al-Deayea (1972-08-02)2 August 1972 (aged 29) 168 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
2 2DF Mohammed Al-Jahani (1974-09-28)28 September 1974 (aged 27) 73 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3 2DF Redha Tukar (1975-11-29)29 November 1975 (aged 26) 5 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
4 2DF Abdullah Zubromawi (1973-11-15)15 November 1973 (aged 28) 115 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
5 2DF Mohsin Al-Harthi (1976-07-17)17 July 1976 (aged 25) 20 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
6 2DF Fouzi Al-Shehri (1980-05-15)15 May 1980 (aged 22) 2 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
7 3MF Ibrahim Al-Shahrani (1974-07-21)21 July 1974 (aged 27) 59 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
8 3MF Mohammed Noor (1978-02-26)26 February 1978 (aged 24) 29 Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
9 4FW Sami Al-Jaber (c) (1972-12-11)11 December 1972 (aged 29) 148 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
10 3MF Mohammad Al-Shalhoub (1980-12-08)8 December 1980 (aged 21) 17 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
11 4FW Obeid Al-Dosari (1975-10-02)2 October 1975 (aged 26) 97 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
12 2DF Ahmed Dokhi (1976-10-25)25 October 1976 (aged 25) 47 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
13 2DF Hussein Sulaimani (1977-01-21)21 January 1977 (aged 25) 80 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
14 3MF Abdulaziz Khathran (1973-07-31)31 July 1973 (aged 28) 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
15 4FW Abdullah Jumaan Al-Dosari (1977-11-10)10 November 1977 (aged 24) 20 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
16 3MF Khamis Al-Owairan (1973-09-08)8 September 1973 (aged 28) 76 Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
17 3MF Abdullah Al-Waked (1975-09-29)29 September 1975 (aged 26) 45 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
18 3MF Nawaf Al-Temyat (1976-06-28)28 June 1976 (aged 25) 48 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
19 3MF Omar Al-Ghamdi (1979-04-11)11 April 1979 (aged 23) 28 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
20 4FW Al Hasan Al-Yami (1972-08-21)21 August 1972 (aged 29) 18 Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
21 1GK Mabrouk Zaid (1979-02-11)11 February 1979 (aged 23) 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
22 1GK Mohammed Al-Khojali (1973-01-15)15 January 1973 (aged 29) 12 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
23 2DF Mansour Al-Thagafi (1979-01-14)14 January 1979 (aged 23) 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr

Group F[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Head coach: Marcelo Bielsa

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Germán Burgos (1969-04-16)16 April 1969 (aged 33) 35 Spain Atlético Madrid
2 2DF Roberto Ayala (1973-04-14)14 April 1973 (aged 29) 74 Spain Valencia
3 2DF Juan Pablo Sorín (1976-05-05)5 May 1976 (aged 26) 35 Brazil Cruzeiro
4 2DF Mauricio Pochettino (1972-03-02)2 March 1972 (aged 30) 16 France Paris Saint-Germain
5 3MF Matías Almeyda (1973-12-21)21 December 1973 (aged 28) 33 Italy Parma
6 2DF Walter Samuel (1978-03-23)23 March 1978 (aged 24) 30 Italy Roma
7 4FW Claudio López (1974-07-17)17 July 1974 (aged 27) 49 Italy Lazio
8 2DF Javier Zanetti (1973-08-10)10 August 1973 (aged 28) 66 Italy Internazionale
9 4FW Gabriel Batistuta (1969-02-01)1 February 1969 (aged 33) 75 Italy Roma
10 3MF Ariel Ortega (1974-03-04)4 March 1974 (aged 28) 81 Argentina River Plate
11 3MF Juan Sebastián Verón (c) (1975-03-09)9 March 1975 (aged 27) 47 England Manchester United
12 1GK Pablo Cavallero (1974-04-13)13 April 1974 (aged 28) 8 Spain Celta Vigo
13 2DF Diego Placente (1977-04-24)24 April 1977 (aged 25) 6 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
14 3MF Diego Simeone (1970-04-28)28 April 1970 (aged 32) 104 Italy Lazio
15 3MF Claudio Husaín (1974-11-20)20 November 1974 (aged 27) 14 Argentina River Plate
16 3MF Pablo Aimar (1979-11-03)3 November 1979 (aged 22) 18 Spain Valencia
17 3MF Gustavo López (1973-04-13)13 April 1973 (aged 29) 31 Spain Celta Vigo
18 3MF Kily González (1974-08-04)4 August 1974 (aged 27) 30 Spain Valencia
19 4FW Hernán Crespo (1975-07-05)5 July 1975 (aged 26) 33 Italy Lazio
20 3MF Marcelo Gallardo (1976-01-18)18 January 1976 (aged 26) 42 France AS Monaco
21 4FW Claudio Caniggia (1967-01-09)9 January 1967 (aged 35) 50 Scotland Rangers
22 2DF José Chamot (1969-05-17)17 May 1969 (aged 33) 42 Italy Milan
23 1GK Roberto Bonano (1970-01-24)24 January 1970 (aged 32) 13 Spain Barcelona

Originally the squad was named with Ariel Ortega given #23 and Roberto Bonano #24 as the AFA had decided to retire the #10 shirt in honour of Diego Maradona. FIFA insisted that all squads were assigned with numbers 1-23 so Argentina had to amend their squad list.

England[edit]

Head coach: Sweden Sven-Göran Eriksson

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK David Seaman (1963-09-19)19 September 1963 (aged 38) 68 England Arsenal
2 2DF Danny Mills (1977-05-18)18 May 1977 (aged 25) 7 England Leeds United
3 2DF Ashley Cole (1980-12-20)20 December 1980 (aged 21) 8 England Arsenal
4 3MF Trevor Sinclair (1973-03-02)2 March 1973 (aged 29) 5 England West Ham United
5 2DF Rio Ferdinand (1978-11-07)7 November 1978 (aged 23) 21 England Leeds United
6 2DF Sol Campbell (1974-09-18)18 September 1974 (aged 27) 45 England Arsenal
7 3MF David Beckham (c) (1975-05-02)2 May 1975 (aged 27) 49 England Manchester United
8 3MF Paul Scholes (1974-11-16)16 November 1974 (aged 27) 43 England Manchester United
9 4FW Robbie Fowler (1975-04-09)9 April 1975 (aged 27) 24 England Leeds United
10 4FW Michael Owen (1979-12-14)14 December 1979 (aged 22) 35 England Liverpool
11 4FW Emile Heskey (1978-01-11)11 January 1978 (aged 24) 23 England Liverpool
12 2DF Wes Brown (1979-10-13)13 October 1979 (aged 22) 6 England Manchester United
13 1GK Nigel Martyn (1966-08-11)11 August 1966 (aged 35) 22 England Leeds United
14 2DF Wayne Bridge (1980-08-05)5 August 1980 (aged 21) 5 England Southampton
15 2DF Martin Keown (1966-07-24)24 July 1966 (aged 35) 42 England Arsenal
16 2DF Gareth Southgate (1970-09-03)3 September 1970 (aged 31) 48 England Middlesbrough
17 4FW Teddy Sheringham (1966-04-02)2 April 1966 (aged 36) 46 England Tottenham Hotspur
18 3MF Owen Hargreaves (1981-01-20)20 January 1981 (aged 21) 6 Germany Bayern Munich
19 3MF Joe Cole (1981-11-08)8 November 1981 (aged 20) 6 England West Ham United
20 4FW Darius Vassell (1980-06-13)13 June 1980 (aged 21) 5 England Aston Villa
21 3MF Nicky Butt (1975-01-21)21 January 1975 (aged 27) 18 England Manchester United
22 1GK David James (1970-08-01)1 August 1970 (aged 31) 9 England West Ham United
23 3MF Kieron Dyer (1978-12-29)29 December 1978 (aged 23) 9 England Newcastle United

Nigeria[edit]

Head coach: Festus Onigbinde

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Ike Shorunmu (1967-10-16)16 October 1967 (aged 34) 34 Switzerland Lucerne
2 2DF Joseph Yobo (1980-09-06)6 September 1980 (aged 21) 14 France Marseille
3 2DF Celestine Babayaro (1978-08-29)29 August 1978 (aged 23) 24 England Chelsea
4 4FW Nwankwo Kanu (1976-08-01)1 August 1976 (aged 25) 33 England Arsenal
5 2DF Isaac Okoronkwo (1978-05-01)1 May 1978 (aged 24) 12 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
6 2DF Taribo West (1974-03-26)26 March 1974 (aged 28) 38 Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern
7 3MF Pius Ikedia (1980-07-11)11 July 1980 (aged 21) 9 Netherlands Ajax
8 3MF Mutiu Adepoju (1970-12-22)22 December 1970 (aged 31) 49 Spain Salamanca
9 4FW Bartholomew Ogbeche (1984-10-01)1 October 1984 (aged 17) 4 France Paris Saint-Germain
10 3MF Jay-Jay Okocha (c) (1973-08-14)14 August 1973 (aged 28) 56 France Paris Saint-Germain
11 3MF Garba Lawal (1974-05-22)22 May 1974 (aged 28) 34 Netherlands Roda JC
12 1GK Austin Ejide (1984-04-08)8 April 1984 (aged 18) 3 Nigeria Gabros International
13 2DF Rabiu Afolabi (1980-04-18)18 April 1980 (aged 22) 5 Belgium Standard Liège
14 2DF Ifeanyi Udeze (1980-07-21)21 July 1980 (aged 21) 15 Greece PAOK
15 3MF Justice Christopher (1981-12-24)24 December 1981 (aged 20) 7 Belgium Royal Antwerp
16 2DF Efe Sodje (1972-10-05)5 October 1972 (aged 29) 7 England Crewe Alexandra
17 4FW Julius Aghahowa (1982-02-12)12 February 1982 (aged 20) 17 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
18 4FW Benedict Akwuegbu (1974-11-03)3 November 1974 (aged 27) 16 China Shenyang Haishi
19 2DF Eric Ejiofor (1979-07-21)21 July 1979 (aged 22) 12 Israel Maccabi Haifa
20 3MF James Obiorah (1978-08-24)24 August 1978 (aged 23) 2 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
21 4FW John Utaka (1982-01-08)8 January 1982 (aged 20) 4 Qatar Al-Sadd
22 1GK Vincent Enyeama (1982-08-29)29 August 1982 (aged 19) 2 Nigeria Enyimba
23 4FW Femi Opabunmi (1985-03-03)3 March 1985 (aged 17) 2 Nigeria Ibadan

Sweden[edit]

Head coaches: Lars Lagerbäck and Tommy Söderberg

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Magnus Hedman (1973-03-19)19 March 1973 (aged 29) 44 England Coventry City
2 2DF Olof Mellberg (1977-09-03)3 September 1977 (aged 24) 21 England Aston Villa
3 2DF Patrik Andersson (c) (1971-08-18)18 August 1971 (aged 30) 95 Spain Barcelona
4 2DF Johan Mjällby (1971-02-09)9 February 1971 (aged 31) 35 Scotland Celtic
5 2DF Michael Svensson (1975-11-25)25 November 1975 (aged 26) 11 France Troyes
6 3MF Tobias Linderoth (1979-04-21)21 April 1979 (aged 23) 19 England Everton
7 3MF Niclas Alexandersson (1971-12-29)29 December 1971 (aged 30) 58 England Everton
8 3MF Anders Svensson (1976-07-17)17 July 1976 (aged 25) 24 England Southampton
9 3MF Fredrik Ljungberg (1977-04-16)16 April 1977 (aged 25) 31 England Arsenal
10 4FW Marcus Allbäck (1973-07-05)5 July 1973 (aged 28) 18 Netherlands Heerenveen
11 4FW Henrik Larsson (1971-09-20)20 September 1971 (aged 30) 67 Scotland Celtic
12 1GK Magnus Kihlstedt (1972-02-29)29 February 1972 (aged 30) 12 Denmark Copenhagen
13 2DF Tomas Antonelius (1973-05-07)7 May 1973 (aged 29) 6 Denmark Copenhagen
14 2DF Erik Edman (1978-11-11)11 November 1978 (aged 23) 5 Netherlands Heerenveen
15 2DF Andreas Jakobsson (1972-10-06)6 October 1972 (aged 29) 12 Germany Hansa Rostock
16 2DF Teddy Lucic (1973-04-15)15 April 1973 (aged 29) 41 Sweden AIK
17 3MF Magnus Svensson (1969-03-10)10 March 1969 (aged 33) 24 Denmark Brøndby
18 3MF Mattias Jonson (1974-01-16)16 January 1974 (aged 28) 23 Denmark Brøndby
19 3MF Pontus Farnerud (1980-06-04)4 June 1980 (aged 21) 2 France AS Monaco
20 3MF Daniel Andersson (1977-08-28)28 August 1977 (aged 24) 38 Italy Venezia
21 4FW Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981-10-03)3 October 1981 (aged 20) 9 Netherlands Ajax
22 4FW Andreas Andersson (1974-04-10)10 April 1974 (aged 28) 32 Sweden AIK
23 1GK Andreas Isaksson (1981-10-03)3 October 1981 (aged 20) 1 Sweden Djurgården

Group G[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Head coach: Mirko Jozić

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Stipe Pletikosa (1979-01-08)8 January 1979 (aged 23) 17 Croatia Hajduk Split
2 2DF Anthony Šerić (1979-01-15)15 January 1979 (aged 23) 8 Italy Hellas Verona
3 2DF Josip Šimunić (1978-02-18)18 February 1978 (aged 24) 6 Germany Hertha BSC
4 2DF Stjepan Tomas (1976-03-06)6 March 1976 (aged 26) 17 Italy Vicenza
5 3MF Milan Rapaić (1973-08-16)16 August 1973 (aged 28) 23 Turkey Fenerbahçe
6 2DF Boris Živković (1975-11-15)15 November 1975 (aged 26) 15 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
7 4FW Davor Vugrinec (1975-03-24)24 March 1975 (aged 27) 21 Italy Lecce
8 3MF Robert Prosinečki (1969-01-12)12 January 1969 (aged 33) 48 England Portsmouth
9 4FW Davor Šuker (c) (1968-01-01)1 January 1968 (aged 34) 68 Germany 1860 Munich
10 3MF Niko Kovač (1971-10-15)15 October 1971 (aged 30) 20 Germany Bayern Munich
11 4FW Alen Bokšić (1970-01-21)21 January 1970 (aged 32) 36 England Middlesbrough
12 1GK Tomislav Butina (1974-03-30)30 March 1974 (aged 28) 7 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
13 3MF Mario Stanić (1972-04-10)10 April 1972 (aged 30) 43 England Chelsea
14 3MF Zvonimir Soldo (1967-11-02)2 November 1967 (aged 34) 59 Germany VfB Stuttgart
15 2DF Daniel Šarić (1972-08-04)4 August 1972 (aged 29) 25 Greece Panathinaikos
16 3MF Jurica Vranješ (1980-01-31)31 January 1980 (aged 22) 7 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
17 2DF Robert Jarni (1968-10-26)26 October 1968 (aged 33) 78 Greece Panathinaikos
18 4FW Ivica Olić (1979-09-14)14 September 1979 (aged 22) 4 Croatia Zagreb
19 4FW Goran Vlaović (1972-08-07)7 August 1972 (aged 29) 50 Greece Panathinaikos
20 2DF Dario Šimić (1975-11-12)12 November 1975 (aged 26) 48 Italy Internazionale
21 2DF Robert Kovač (1974-04-06)6 April 1974 (aged 28) 19 Germany Bayern Munich
22 4FW Boško Balaban (1978-10-15)15 October 1978 (aged 23) 13 England Aston Villa
23 1GK Vladimir Vasilj (1975-07-06)6 July 1975 (aged 26) 2 Croatia Zagreb

Note: caps for Yugoslavia are not counted.

Ecuador[edit]

Head coach: Colombia Hernán Darío Gómez

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK José Francisco Cevallos (1971-04-17)17 April 1971 (aged 31) 62 Ecuador Barcelona
2 2DF Augusto Porozo (1974-04-13)13 April 1974 (aged 28) 26 Ecuador Emelec
3 2DF Iván Hurtado (1974-08-16)16 August 1974 (aged 27) 90 Ecuador Barcelona
4 2DF Ulises de la Cruz (1974-02-08)8 February 1974 (aged 28) 52 Scotland Hibernian
5 3MF Alfonso Obregón (1972-05-12)12 May 1972 (aged 30) 40 Ecuador LDU Quito
6 2DF Raúl Guerrón (1976-10-12)12 October 1976 (aged 25) 23 Ecuador Deportivo Quito
7 4FW Nicolás Asencio (1975-04-26)26 April 1975 (aged 27) 4 Ecuador Barcelona
8 3MF Luis Gómez (1972-04-20)20 April 1972 (aged 30) 8 Ecuador Barcelona
9 4FW Iván Kaviedes (1977-10-24)24 October 1977 (aged 24) 26 Ecuador Barcelona
10 3MF Álex Aguinaga (c) (1968-07-09)9 July 1968 (aged 33) 92 Mexico Necaxa
11 4FW Agustín Delgado (1974-12-23)23 December 1974 (aged 27) 46 England Southampton
12 1GK Oswaldo Ibarra (1969-09-08)8 September 1969 (aged 32) 21 Ecuador El Nacional
13 4FW Ángel Fernández (1971-08-02)2 August 1971 (aged 30) 68 Ecuador El Nacional
14 3MF Juan Carlos Burbano (1969-02-15)15 February 1969 (aged 33) 18 Ecuador El Nacional
15 2DF Marlon Ayoví (1971-09-27)27 September 1971 (aged 30) 26 Ecuador Deportivo Quito
16 3MF Cléber Chalá (1971-06-29)29 June 1971 (aged 30) 64 Ecuador El Nacional
17 2DF Giovanny Espinoza (1977-04-12)12 April 1977 (aged 25) 19 Ecuador Aucas
18 4FW Carlos Tenorio (1979-05-14)14 May 1979 (aged 23) 9 Ecuador LDU Quito
19 4FW Edison Méndez (1979-03-16)16 March 1979 (aged 23) 24 Ecuador Deportivo Quito
20 3MF Edwin Tenorio (1976-06-16)16 June 1976 (aged 25) 33 Ecuador Barcelona
21 3MF Wellington Sánchez (1974-06-19)19 June 1974 (aged 27) 35 Ecuador Emelec
22 1GK Daniel Viteri (1981-12-12)12 December 1981 (aged 20) 0 Ecuador Emelec
23 2DF Walter Ayoví (1979-08-11)11 August 1979 (aged 22) 2 Ecuador Emelec

Italy[edit]

Head coach: Giovanni Trapattoni

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Gianluigi Buffon (1978-01-28)28 January 1978 (aged 24) 26 Italy Juventus
2 2DF Christian Panucci (1973-04-12)12 April 1973 (aged 29) 24 Italy Roma
3 2DF Paolo Maldini (c) (1968-06-26)26 June 1968 (aged 33) 122 Italy Milan
4 2DF Francesco Coco (1977-01-08)8 January 1977 (aged 25) 13 Spain Barcelona
5 2DF Fabio Cannavaro (1973-09-13)13 September 1973 (aged 28) 58 Italy Parma
6 3MF Cristiano Zanetti (1977-04-14)14 April 1977 (aged 25) 4 Italy Internazionale
7 4FW Alessandro Del Piero (1974-11-09)9 November 1974 (aged 27) 49 Italy Juventus
8 3MF Gennaro Gattuso (1978-01-09)9 January 1978 (aged 24) 13 Italy Milan
9 4FW Filippo Inzaghi (1973-08-09)9 August 1973 (aged 28) 38 Italy Milan
10 4FW Francesco Totti (1976-09-27)27 September 1976 (aged 25) 29 Italy Roma
11 3MF Cristiano Doni (1973-04-01)1 April 1973 (aged 29) 3 Italy Atalanta
12 1GK Christian Abbiati (1977-07-08)8 July 1977 (aged 24) 0 Italy Milan
13 2DF Alessandro Nesta (1976-03-19)19 March 1976 (aged 26) 43 Italy Lazio
14 3MF Luigi Di Biagio (1971-06-03)3 June 1971 (aged 30) 28 Italy Internazionale
15 2DF Mark Iuliano (1973-08-12)12 August 1973 (aged 28) 16 Italy Juventus
16 3MF Angelo Di Livio (1966-07-26)26 July 1966 (aged 35) 38 Italy Fiorentina
17 3MF Damiano Tommasi (1974-05-17)17 May 1974 (aged 28) 14 Italy Roma
18 4FW Marco Delvecchio (1973-04-07)7 April 1973 (aged 29) 16 Italy Roma
19 3MF Gianluca Zambrotta (1977-02-19)19 February 1977 (aged 25) 23 Italy Juventus
20 4FW Vincenzo Montella (1974-06-18)18 June 1974 (aged 27) 14 Italy Roma
21 4FW Christian Vieri (1973-07-12)12 July 1973 (aged 28) 24 Italy Internazionale
22 1GK Francesco Toldo (1971-12-02)2 December 1971 (aged 30) 22 Italy Internazionale
23 2DF Marco Materazzi (1973-08-19)19 August 1973 (aged 28) 7 Italy Internazionale

Mexico[edit]

Head coach: Javier Aguirre

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Óscar Pérez (1973-02-01)1 February 1973 (aged 29) 37 Mexico Cruz Azul
2 2DF Francisco Gabriel de Anda (1971-06-05)5 June 1971 (aged 30) 15 Mexico Pachuca
3 3MF Rafael García (1974-08-14)14 August 1974 (aged 27) 21 Mexico Toluca
4 3MF Rafael Márquez (c) (1979-02-13)13 February 1979 (aged 23) 36 France AS Monaco
5 2DF Manuel Vidrio (1972-08-23)23 August 1972 (aged 29) 27 Mexico Pachuca
6 3MF Gerardo Torrado (1979-04-30)30 April 1979 (aged 23) 28 Spain Poli Ejido
7 3MF Ramón Morales (1975-10-10)10 October 1975 (aged 26) 17 Mexico Guadalajara
8 3MF Alberto García Aspe (1967-05-11)11 May 1967 (aged 35) 108 Mexico Puebla
9 4FW Jared Borgetti (1973-08-14)14 August 1973 (aged 28) 29 Mexico Santos
10 4FW Cuauhtémoc Blanco (1973-01-17)17 January 1973 (aged 29) 75 Spain Real Valladolid
11 3MF Braulio Luna (1974-09-08)8 September 1974 (aged 27) 15 Mexico Necaxa
12 1GK Oswaldo Sánchez (1973-09-21)21 September 1973 (aged 28) 22 Mexico Guadalajara
13 3MF Sigifredo Mercado (1968-12-21)21 December 1968 (aged 33) 18 Mexico Atlas
14 3MF Germán Villa (1973-04-02)2 April 1973 (aged 29) 46 Mexico América
15 4FW Luis Hernández (1968-12-22)22 December 1968 (aged 33) 85 Mexico América
16 2DF Salvador Carmona (1975-08-22)22 August 1975 (aged 26) 56 Mexico Toluca
17 4FW Francisco Palencia (1973-04-28)28 April 1973 (aged 29) 67 Spain Espanyol
18 3MF Johan Rodríguez (1975-08-15)15 August 1975 (aged 26) 14 Mexico Santos
19 3MF Gabriel Caballero (1971-02-05)5 February 1971 (aged 31) 5 Mexico Pachuca
20 2DF Melvin Brown (1979-01-28)28 January 1979 (aged 23) 8 Mexico Cruz Azul
21 4FW Jesús Arellano (1973-05-08)8 May 1973 (aged 29) 49 Mexico Monterrey
22 2DF Alberto Rodríguez (1974-04-01)1 April 1974 (aged 28) 13 Mexico Pachuca
23 1GK Jorge Campos (1966-10-15)15 October 1966 (aged 35) 123 Mexico U.N.A.M.

Group H[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Head coach: Robert Waseige

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Geert De Vlieger (1971-10-16)16 October 1971 (aged 30) 25 Netherlands Willem II
2 2DF Eric Deflandre (1973-08-02)2 August 1973 (aged 28) 41 France Lyon
3 2DF Glen De Boeck (1971-08-22)22 August 1971 (aged 30) 33 Belgium Anderlecht
4 2DF Eric Van Meir (1968-02-28)28 February 1968 (aged 34) 32 Belgium Standard Liège
5 2DF Nico Van Kerckhoven (1970-12-14)14 December 1970 (aged 31) 40 Germany Schalke 04
6 3MF Timmy Simons (1976-12-11)11 December 1976 (aged 25) 12 Belgium Club Brugge
7 4FW Marc Wilmots (c) (1969-02-22)22 February 1969 (aged 33) 66 Germany Schalke 04
8 3MF Bart Goor (1973-04-09)9 April 1973 (aged 29) 38 Germany Hertha BSC
9 4FW Wesley Sonck (1978-08-09)9 August 1978 (aged 23) 12 Belgium Racing Genk
10 3MF Johan Walem (1972-02-01)1 February 1972 (aged 30) 33 Belgium Standard Liège
11 3MF Gert Verheyen (1970-09-20)20 September 1970 (aged 31) 46 Belgium Club Brugge
12 2DF Peter Van Der Heyden (1976-07-16)16 July 1976 (aged 25) 4 Belgium Club Brugge
13 1GK Franky Vandendriessche (1971-04-07)7 April 1971 (aged 31) 0 Belgium Mouscron
14 3MF Sven Vermant (1973-04-04)4 April 1973 (aged 29) 12 Germany Schalke 04
15 2DF Jacky Peeters (1969-12-13)13 December 1969 (aged 32) 13 Belgium Gent
16 2DF Daniel Van Buyten (1978-02-07)7 February 1978 (aged 24) 7 France Marseille
17 3MF Gaëtan Englebert (1976-06-11)11 June 1976 (aged 25) 4 Belgium Club Brugge
18 3MF Yves Vanderhaeghe (1970-01-30)30 January 1970 (aged 32) 30 Belgium Anderlecht
19 3MF Bernd Thijs (1978-06-28)28 June 1978 (aged 23) 2 Belgium Racing Genk
20 4FW Branko Strupar (1970-02-09)9 February 1970 (aged 32) 14 England Derby County
21 3MF Danny Boffin (1965-07-10)10 July 1965 (aged 36) 52 Belgium St. Truiden
22 4FW Mbo Mpenza (1976-12-04)4 December 1976 (aged 25) 26 Belgium Mouscron
23 1GK Frédéric Herpoel (1974-08-16)16 August 1974 (aged 27) 7 Belgium Gent

Japan[edit]

Head coach: France Philippe Troussier

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (1975-08-15)15 August 1975 (aged 26) 43 England Portsmouth
2 2DF Yutaka Akita (1970-08-06)6 August 1970 (aged 31) 38 Japan Kashima Antlers
3 2DF Naoki Matsuda (1977-03-14)14 March 1977 (aged 25) 24 Japan Yokohama F. Marinos
4 2DF Ryuzo Morioka (1975-10-07)7 October 1975 (aged 26) 32 Japan Shimizu S-Pulse
5 3MF Junichi Inamoto (1979-09-18)18 September 1979 (aged 22) 22 England Arsenal
6 2DF Toshihiro Hattori (1973-09-23)23 September 1973 (aged 28) 35 Japan Jubilo Iwata
7 3MF Hidetoshi Nakata (1977-01-22)22 January 1977 (aged 25) 39 Italy Parma
8 3MF Hiroaki Morishima (1972-04-30)30 April 1972 (aged 30) 57 Japan Cerezo Osaka
9 4FW Akinori Nishizawa (1976-06-18)18 June 1976 (aged 25) 24 Japan Cerezo Osaka
10 4FW Masashi Nakayama (c) (1967-09-23)23 September 1967 (aged 34) 47 Japan Jubilo Iwata
11 4FW Takayuki Suzuki (1976-06-05)5 June 1976 (aged 25) 10 Japan Kashima Antlers
12 1GK Seigo Narazaki (1976-04-15)15 April 1976 (aged 26) 15 Japan Nagoya Grampus Eight
13 4FW Atsushi Yanagisawa (1977-05-27)27 May 1977 (aged 25) 22 Japan Kashima Antlers
14 3MF Alessandro dos Santos (1977-07-20)20 July 1977 (aged 24) 0 Japan Shimizu S-Pulse
15 3MF Takashi Fukunishi (1976-09-01)1 September 1976 (aged 25) 5 Japan Jubilo Iwata
16 2DF Kōji Nakata (1979-07-09)9 July 1979 (aged 22) 20 Japan Kashima Antlers
17 2DF Tsuneyasu Miyamoto (1977-02-07)7 February 1977 (aged 25) 5 Japan Gamba Osaka
18 3MF Shinji Ono (1979-09-27)27 September 1979 (aged 22) 21 Netherlands Feyenoord
19 3MF Mitsuo Ogasawara (1979-04-05)5 April 1979 (aged 23) 0 Japan Kashima Antlers
20 3MF Tomokazu Myojin (1978-01-24)24 January 1978 (aged 24) 16 Japan Kashiwa Reysol
21 3MF Kazuyuki Toda (1977-12-30)30 December 1977 (aged 24) 10 Japan Shimizu S-Pulse
22 3MF Daisuke Ichikawa (1980-05-14)14 May 1980 (aged 22) 1 Japan Shimizu S-Pulse
23 1GK Hitoshi Sogahata (1979-08-02)2 August 1979 (aged 22) 1 Japan Kashima Antlers

Russia[edit]

Head coach: Oleg Romantsev

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Ruslan Nigmatullin (1974-10-07)7 October 1974 (aged 27) 20 Italy Hellas Verona
2 2DF Yuri Kovtun (1970-01-05)5 January 1970 (aged 32) 44 Russia Spartak Moscow
3 2DF Yuri Nikiforov (1970-09-16)16 September 1970 (aged 31) 56 Netherlands PSV
4 3MF Alexey Smertin (1975-05-01)1 May 1975 (aged 27) 25 France Bordeaux
5 2DF Andrei Solomatin (1975-09-09)9 September 1975 (aged 26) 5 Russia CSKA Moscow
6 3MF Igor Semshov (1978-04-06)6 April 1978 (aged 24) 2 Russia Torpedo Moscow
7 2DF Viktor Onopko (c) (1969-10-14)14 October 1969 (aged 32) 97 Spain Real Oviedo
8 3MF Valery Karpin (1969-02-02)2 February 1969 (aged 33) 69 Spain Celta Vigo
9 3MF Yegor Titov (1976-05-29)29 May 1976 (aged 26) 30 Russia Spartak Moscow
10 3MF Aleksandr Mostovoi (1968-08-22)22 August 1968 (aged 33) 59 Spain Celta Vigo
11 4FW Vladimir Beschastnykh (1974-04-01)1 April 1974 (aged 28) 64 Russia Spartak Moscow
12 1GK Stanislav Cherchesov (1963-09-02)2 September 1963 (aged 38) 49 Austria Tirol Innsbruck
13 2DF Vyacheslav Dayev (1972-09-06)6 September 1972 (aged 29) 7 Russia CSKA Moscow
14 2DF Igor Chugainov (1970-04-06)6 April 1970 (aged 32) 30 Russia Uralan Elista
15 3MF Dmitri Alenichev (1972-10-20)20 October 1972 (aged 29) 43 Portugal Porto
16 4FW Aleksandr Kerzhakov (1982-11-27)27 November 1982 (aged 19) 3 Russia Zenit St. Petersburg
17 3MF Sergei Semak (1976-02-27)27 February 1976 (aged 26) 31 Russia CSKA Moscow
18 2DF Dmitri Sennikov (1976-06-24)24 June 1976 (aged 25) 4 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
19 4FW Ruslan Pimenov (1981-11-25)25 November 1981 (aged 20) 1 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
20 3MF Marat Izmailov (1982-09-21)21 September 1982 (aged 19) 8 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
21 3MF Dmitri Khokhlov (1975-12-22)22 December 1975 (aged 26) 39 Spain Real Sociedad
22 4FW Dmitri Sychev (1983-10-26)26 October 1983 (aged 18) 3 Russia Spartak Moscow
23 1GK Aleksandr Filimonov (1973-10-15)15 October 1973 (aged 28) 16 Russia Uralan Elista

Note: caps include those for USSR, CIS, and Russia, while those for other countries, such as Ukraine, are not counted.

Tunisia[edit]

Head coach: Ammar Souayah

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Ali Boumnijel (1966-04-13)13 April 1966 (aged 36) 14 France Bastia
2 2DF Khaled Badra (c) (1973-04-08)8 April 1973 (aged 29) 72 Tunisia Espérance
3 3MF Zoubeir Baya (1971-05-15)15 May 1971 (aged 31) 77 Turkey Beşiktaş
4 2DF Mohamed Mkacher (1975-05-25)25 May 1975 (aged 27) 15 Tunisia ES Sahel
5 4FW Ziad Jaziri (1978-07-12)12 July 1978 (aged 23) 26 Tunisia ES Sahel
6 2DF Hatem Trabelsi (1977-01-25)25 January 1977 (aged 25) 27 Netherlands Ajax
7 3MF Imed Mhedhebi (1976-03-22)22 March 1976 (aged 26) 30 Italy Genoa
8 3MF Hassen Gabsi (1974-02-23)23 February 1974 (aged 28) 48 Italy Genoa
9 4FW Riadh Jelassi (1971-07-07)7 July 1971 (aged 30) 20 Tunisia Club Africain
10 3MF Kaies Ghodhbane (1976-01-07)7 January 1976 (aged 26) 62 Tunisia ES Sahel
11 4FW Adel Sellimi (1972-11-16)16 November 1972 (aged 29) 64 Germany SC Freiburg
12 2DF Raouf Bouzaiene (1970-08-16)16 August 1970 (aged 31) 39 Italy Genoa
13 3MF Riadh Bouazizi (1973-04-08)8 April 1973 (aged 29) 47 Turkey Bursaspor
14 2DF Hamdi Marzouki (1977-01-23)23 January 1977 (aged 25) 7 Tunisia Club Africain
15 2DF Radhi Jaïdi (1975-08-30)30 August 1975 (aged 26) 40 Tunisia Espérance
16 1GK Hassen Bejaoui (1976-02-14)14 February 1976 (aged 26) 2 Tunisia Bizertin
17 2DF Tarek Thabet (1971-08-16)16 August 1971 (aged 30) 70 Tunisia Espérance
18 3MF Selim Ben Achour (1981-09-08)8 September 1981 (aged 20) 3 France Martigues
19 2DF Emir Mkademi (1978-08-20)20 August 1978 (aged 23) 9 Tunisia ES Sahel
20 4FW Ali Zitouni (1981-01-11)11 January 1981 (aged 21) 23 Tunisia Espérance
21 3MF Mourad Melki (1975-05-09)9 May 1975 (aged 27) 11 Tunisia Espérance
22 1GK Ahmed Jaouachi (1975-07-13)13 July 1975 (aged 26) 0 Tunisia Monastir
23 2DF José Clayton (1974-03-21)21 March 1974 (aged 28) 12 Tunisia Espérance

Player representation by league[edit]

Country Players Percentage Outside national squad
Total 736
England 103 13.99% 81
Italy 75 10.19% 53
Germany 59 8.02% 39
Spain 58 7.88% 36
France 56 7.61% 51
Mexico 25 3.40% 6
Japan 25 3.40% 6
Belgium 25 3.40% 10
Saudi Arabia 24 3.13% 1
China 21 2.85% 1
Others 266 36.14%

The Saudi Arabian squad was the only one made up entirely of players from their country's domestic league and the only one with no players from European clubs. The Cameroon squad were made up entirely of players employed by overseas clubs, the Irish squad was made up entirely by players in the English league. Although Netherlands and Greece failed to qualify for the finals, their domestic leagues were represented by 18 and 10 players respectively. Altogether, there were 43 national leagues who had players in the tournament.

References[edit]