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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 The first screen tells the player that this is a licensed game. This is the second screen, this shows the leagues that license it
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 The kick off of a friendly game using the default camera viewpoint
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 Creating a team<br>Naturally the player can specify the kit but they are also allowed to pick any player from any team in any league
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 Here the game's default camera angle has been altered to give a closer view of the action, this can be done at any time via the pause menu

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

PSX Extreme Jun 26, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Gamesmania.de Nov 08, 2001 87 out of 100 87
GameSpot Nov 28, 2001 8.7 out of 10 87
GameZone Nov 26, 2001 8.6 out of 10 86
IGN Nov 02, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameguru Mania Oct 31, 2001 81 out of 100 81
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
PlayFrance Apr 08, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 24, 2002 14 out of 20 70


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The German commentaries are spoken by the well-known soccer reporters Jörg Dahlmann and Wolf-Dieter Poschmann.
Kartanym (10734) added FIFA Soccer 2002 (PlayStation 2) on Oct 31, 2001
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