2002 Intercontinental Cup
The 2002 Intercontinental Cup was a football match played on 3 December 2002, between Real Madrid of Spain, winners of the 2001–02 UEFA Champions League, and Olimpia of Paraguay, winners of the 2002 Copa Libertadores. The match was played for the first time in the tournament's history at the International Stadium Yokohama in Yokohama. This encounter marked a special occasion for Olimpia and Real Madrid, as both teams celebrated their centenary in 2002. Ronaldo was named as man of the match.Ronaldo opened the scoring for Real Madrid in the 14th minute shooting low right footed past the goalkeeper from inside the penalty box. The second goal was scored by Guti in the 84th minute, heading home at the near post after a cross from Luís Figo on the right.
|Date||3 December 2002|
|Venue||International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama|
|Man of the Match||Ronaldo (Real Madrid)|
|Referee||Carlos Simon (Brazil)|
Man of the Match:
- "The 23rd Toyota European / South American Cup – Team lists of the match". Toyota Cup. 3 December 2002. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
- Centenario del Real Madrid (in Spanish)
- Olimpia, 100 años de triunfos(in Spanish)
- Leme de Arruda, Marcelo (2 January 2009). "Toyota Cup – Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Archived from the original on 24 December 2008. Retrieved 15 January 2009.