FIFA Soccer 2002 (PlayStation 2)

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With the new open passing system, FIFA 2002 allows you more freedom of play for the new season. Over 75 licensed national teams and 16 licensed leagues including the English Premier League are available for your control, and you have the opportunity to lead your team to the World Cup of 2002. Updates to the series also include:

Improved tackling system. Depending on which angle you make a tackle determines the referee's call.

Commentary by John Motson and Andy Gray.

New set plays (similar to the style of the NBA Live series) allows for more control over you players during critical corners or free kicks.

Consecutive seasons brings promotion or relegation of your team in Europe.


FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 Setting up a friendly match via the main menu's Play Now option. No disrespect intended to Albania but I'm looking for an easy match here
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 The player can create their own leagues and cup competitions and fit them into the season. Teams can be manually selected or auto selected which may result in Barcelona playing Kansas
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 When a player is in a good position to run onto a ball they get this glow on their back and the path of their run is shown briefly
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 Creating a new player<br>As usual there are lots of physical characteristics to choose from. Here attributes are assigned and the higher the values are set the more the player costs

Alternate Titles

  • "FIFA足球2002" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "FIFA Zuqiu 2002" -- Chinese title
  • "FIFA Football 2002 " -- European title

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FIFA Getting Better but Lots of Room for Improvement BBop78 (3) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Playstation Illustrated Dec, 2002 95 out of 100 95
PSX Extreme Jun 26, 2004 9 out of 10 90 Nov 08, 2001 87 out of 100 87 Nov 25, 2001 85 out of 100 85
The Video Game Critic Mar 24, 2002 B+ 83
Gamezone (Germany) Nov 08, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
Gameplanet Dec 05, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Armchair Empire, The Dec 17, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov 16, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Game Critics Mar 13, 2002 6 out of 10 60


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The German commentaries are spoken by the well-known soccer reporters Jörg Dahlmann and Wolf-Dieter Poschmann.
Kartanym (10751) added FIFA Soccer 2002 (PlayStation 2) on Oct 31, 2001
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