Tuesday 25 June 2019

The big questions: Brazil World Cup quiz

25 – Who is the only manager to have won two World Cups (pictured)?
41 – In 2002, Cesare Maldini (pictured) became the oldest coach at a World Cup at the 70 years old. What country did he coach?

1 – Name the iconic World Cup figures (pictured) from a selection of the 19 tournaments?

2 – Which nation won the inaugural World Cup in 1930 and how many teams competed that year?

3 – Which nation has won the most World Cups?

4 – How old was Pele when he made his World Cup debut for Brazil in 1958?

5 – Who won the Golden Boot at the 1970 World Cup?

6 – Where did the 1974 World Cup take place?

7 – How old was goalkeeper Dino Zoff when he won the World Cup with Italy in 1982?

8 – Where was the 1986 World Cup originally supposed to take place before Mexico?

9 – Who became the first ever player to be sent off in a World Cup final in 1990?

10 – Who scored a World Cup record of five goals in one game against Cameroon in 1994?

11 – When was the first time 32 teams competed at a World Cup?

12 – Who won the Golden Ball (player of the tournament) award at the 2002 World Cup?

13 – How many times have back-to-back World Cups been won?

14 – How many times has a European nation won the World Cup?

15 – Who was the first team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup (excluding Brazil)?

16 - Who were the first African nation to play at a World Cup (1934)?

17 – Which nation became the first to win the World Cup for a second time in 1938?

18 – There were 16 yellow cards and four reds issued in the round of 16 game nicknamed "The Battle of Nuremberg" between which two nations at the 2006 World Cup?

19 – Who were the only nation to remain unbeaten throughout the 2010 World Cup?

20 – How many times has the World Cup final been decided by a penalty shootout?

21 – What nation is the only one to have played in all 19 World Cups?

22 – What player has played in the most World Cup games (25)?

23 – What player has scored the most goals (15) in World Cup history?

24 – Name the only two people to have won the World Cup as both a player and as a manager?

25 – Who is the only manager to have won two World Cups (left)?

26 – Which nations have been runner-up in two consecutive World Cup finals?

27 – What year did England win the World Cup?

28 – Which European nation was the first to host a World Cup?

29 – Which coach has managed five different nations at the World Cup?

30 – Which country has played in the most matches without a win or a draw at the World Cup?

31 – Who is the only player to have won three World Cups?

32 – Which player has made the most appearances as captain at the World Cup?

33 – Who is the youngest player to play at the World Cup Finals?

34 – Who is the oldest player to play at the World Cup Finals?

35 – How many times have the Republic of Ireland played in the World Cup?

36 – Which goalkeeper holds the record for 10 clean sheets at the World Cup finals?

37 – What player holds the record for the quickest goal in a World Cup game?

38 – Out of all the World Cup winners, which club has provided the most players?

39 – Who won the Golden Boot (top scorer) at the 2010 World Cup?

40 – What host nation is the only one to have been eliminated at the first round of a World Cup?

41 – In 2002, Cesare Maldini (left) became the oldest coach at a World Cup at the 70 years old. What country did he coach?

42 – Who won the Golden Ball at the 2010 World Cup?

43 – Who scored Spain's only goal in their 1-0 semi-final win over Germany at the 2010 World Cup?

44 – How many African teams will compete at the 2014 World Cup?

45 – What nation will make its first ever appearance at the World Cup finals in 2014?

46 – In what year was the only World Cup for which England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all qualified?

47 – In which city was the first World Cup game played under a roof?

48 – How many times has a goalkeeper scored from open play in a World Cup game?

49 – In what year were substitutes first used at a World Cup?

50 – Who scored the first ever 'Golden Goal' in World Cup history in the 1998 competition?

 

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