The Final Tally

BEST GOAL Rivaldo's opener in the second-round encounter with Belgium was a stunning example of perfect footwork. The Brazilian No. 10 positioned himself at the edge of the 18-yard box for a looping cross from Ronaldinho on the right. His back to goal, Rivaldo received the ball on his chest, let it drop, trapped it with his right foot, swiveled like Baryshnikov and smacked it with his left, past a diving goalkeeper. It was a feat of pure Brazilian magic. Honorable Mention: Senegalese Papa Bouba Diop's scrambling game-winner against France in the opening match.

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