The World Cup is the pre-eminent global sports event. The 2002 World Cup Finals are to be cohosted by South Korea and Japan, and will take place during the month of June. The World Cup 2002 Fact File is a comprehensive guide to world football's quadrennial gathering of the clans. The book will contain analysis of each team, their star players and their prospects in the finals. Also found in the book is a guide to each stadium and city, a history of the World Cup and a tournament progress chart which can be filled in as the competition progresses.
Keir Radnedge is the former editor of World Soccer, the recognized authority on the international game. He has scripted World Cup and many other football videos and television programmes, and includes the acclaimed World Club Directory among his previous publications. He is now the editorial director of the football website IntraClubNet. He lives in north London.