The Itally goalkeeper kits design similar with the player kits (tradition template for Kappa design). Buffon on theses tournament make a name as a number one guard on the the Aurri post.
Matches in which Italy wore with the home kits all black strip.
1. Beat EQUADOR 2-0 at Sapporo Dome, Sapporo
( First round, Group G, 3 June 2002 )
2. Beat CROATIA 2-1 at Kashima Stadium, Ibaraki
( First round, Group G, 9 June 2002 )
3. Lost KOREA REPUBLIC 2-1 (a.e.t.) at Daejeon World Cup Stadium, Daejeon
( Round of 16, 18 June 2002 )
The Azurri wore away red marron with black shorts and socks was worn for just one match in whole tournament.
Draw with MEXICO 1-1 at Oita Stadium, Oita ( First round, Group G, 13 June 2002 )