J1 League Top scorers - Japan 2002

The winning top scorer in J1 League, Japan (or J.League Division 1 as the league was called back then) during the season 2002 was Naohiro Takahara with 26 goals scored.

J1 League best goal scorers 2002

Season:
# Player Team Age Nationality Goals
1. Naohiro Takahara Júbilo Iwata 43 Japan 26
2. Magrão Gamba Osaka 48 Brazil 22
3. Ueslei Nagoya Grampus 50 Brazil 20
4. Marcos Vegalta Sendai 48 Brazil 18
5. Choi Yong-soo JEF United Chiba 49 South Korea 16
  Edmundo Tokyo Verdy 51 Brazil 16
  Masashi Nakayama Júbilo Iwata 55 Japan 16
8. Amaral FC Tokyo 56 Brazil 15
  Emerson Sheik Urawa Red Diamonds 44 Qatar 15
10. Will Yokohama F. Marinos 48 Brazil 14
11. Teruaki Kurobe Kyoto Sanga 44 Japan 13
12. Kota Yoshihara Gamba Osaka 44 Japan 11
13. Ivica Vastic Nagoya Grampus 53 Austria 10
  Toshiya Fujita Júbilo Iwata 51 Japan 10
  Yoshiteru Yamashita Vegalta Sendai 45 Japan 10
16. Alessandro Santos Shimizu S-Pulse 45 Japan 9
  Tuto Urawa Red Diamonds 43 Brazil 9
18. Kelly FC Tokyo 47 Brazil 8
19. Atsushi Yanagisawa Kashima Antlers 45 Japan 7
  Daisuke Oku Yokohama F. Marinos 46 Japan 7
  Euller Kashima Antlers 51 Brazil 7
  Park Ji-sung Kyoto Sanga - South Korea 7
  Shingo Suzuki Kyoto Sanga 44 Japan 7
  Sidiclei Vissel Kobe 50 Brazil 7
  Takafumi Ogura Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo 49 Japan 7
  Tatsuhiko Kubo Sanfrecce Hiroshima 46 Japan 7
The age of the players is when the season ended at 30 November 2022

The first game in J1 League (J.League Division 1) the season 2002 was played 2 March 2002, and the season ended 30 November 2022. More information and the winning top scorers in J1 League between the seasons 2000-2021 here.

Scored hat-tricks in J1 League, season 2002

In total there were 11 scored hat-tricks during the season 2002 in J1 League, Japan. All players scoring these hat-tricks (or more than 3 goals), and the matches they scored it in, are listed here.

Player, Team Match Goals
Teruaki Kurobe
Kyoto Sanga
Kyoto Sanga - Tokyo Verdy 5-1
Sat 6 april 2002
3
8', 46', 65'
Marcelo Ramos
Nagoya Grampus
Shimizu S-Pulse - Nagoya Grampus 0-4
Sat 6 april 2002
3
59', 69', 77'
Emerson Sheik
Urawa Red Diamonds
Urawa Red Diamonds - Sanfrecce Hiroshima 4-1
Sun 7 april 2002
3
17', 44', 58'
Ueslei
Nagoya Grampus
JEF United Chiba - Nagoya Grampus 3-4 aet
Sat 13 july 2002
3
50', 73', 98'
Magrão
Gamba Osaka
Shimizu S-Pulse - Gamba Osaka 1-4
Sun 14 july 2002
4
25', 32', 35', 58'
Mitsuhiro Toda
FC Tokyo
FC Tokyo - Sanfrecce Hiroshima 4-0
Sun 14 july 2002
3
37', 43', 84'
Amaral
FC Tokyo
Kashiwa Reysol - FC Tokyo 1-3
Sat 3 august 2002
3
38', 63', 75'
Ueslei
Nagoya Grampus
Vegalta Sendai - Nagoya Grampus 1-4
Wed 7 august 2002
4
25', 33', 35', 71'
Naohiro Takahara
Júbilo Iwata
Júbilo Iwata - Vegalta Sendai 4-0
Sat 10 august 2002
3
22', 45', 82'
Naohiro Takahara
Júbilo Iwata
Júbilo Iwata - FC Tokyo 6-1
Sun 22 september 2002
4
15', 47', 68', 87'
Yushi Soda
Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo
Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo - Sanfrecce Hiroshima 5-4 aet
Sat 30 november 2002
3
55', 88', 99'