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Quiz I

  1. Name the the first nation to win the new FIFA World Cup Trophy three times?
  2. Which country became the first African team to score four goals in a World Cup game during the 2014 tournament in Brazil?
  3. Fabio Capello has had seven World Cup finals tournament games as manager, how many has he won?




  4. In the group game against Morocco at the 1986 World Cup, who became the first England player to be sent off in a World Cup match after throwing the ball at the referee?
  5. Who was top scorer at the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament?
  6. Under Sir Alf Ramsey, which team won the English league title in their first season in the top flight in 1961–62, before he took the English manager's job?
  7. Two teams will play in the 2018 World Cup for the first time, name both?
  8. Who was awarded the Best Young Player Award for his performances at the 2014 World Cup?
  9. Which country reached the quarter finals on their World Cup debut in 1966 and then next qualified for the FIFA World Cup in 2010, only the second World Cup appearance in their history?
  10. Which two English players had penalties saved by Argentina's Carlos Roa in the 1998 World Cup?
  11. England came bottom of 'Group D' in the 2014 World Cup, which team won their group? And which other European team was eliminated from the same group?
  12. Scotland have qualified for eight finals tournaments, how many times have they advanced beyond the first round of the finals competition?
  13. How many times have Holland played in the World Cup Final?
  14. Which team beat West Germany 1-0 in the highly anticipated last game of 'Group 1' in the 1974 World Cup finals?
  15. In 2006, two players that represented England were playing their club football abroad, name both?
  16. Which Englishman refereed the 2010 World Cup Final?
  17. In the 1998 World Cup, which French player kissed keeper Fabien Barthez's shaved head before the start of every match, supposedly for good luck?
  18. In the last minute of extra time in his country's hard-fought 2010 quarterfinal match against Ghana, which player was sent off after he used his hands to keep out a goal-bound header?
  19. In the 1990 World Cup semi-finals, a German free kick looped high into the air over goalkeeper Peter Shilton after clipping which English defender?
  20. How many world cup finals have been won on a penalty shootout?
  21. In which city was the last time there was a crowd of over 100,000 in attendance for the final?


Answers:

  1. Germany
  2. Algeria (when they beat South Korea 4-2)
  3. One (he's managed both England and Russia at World Cup tournaments)
  4. Ray Wilkins
  5. James Rodríguez (Colombia)
  6. Ipswich Town
  7. Iceland and Panama
  8. Paul Pogba
  9. North Korea
  10. David Batty and Paul Ince
  11. Costa Rica. Italy were also eliminated./li>
  12. None (no country has qualified for as many World Cup finals without progressing past the first round!)
  13. 3 (runners-up, 1974, 1978, and 2010)
  14. East Germany
  15. David Beckham (Spain), Owen Hargreaves (Germany)
  16. Howard Webb
  17. Laurent Blanc
  18. Luis Suarez
  19. Paul Parker
  20. Two (Brazil in 1994, and Italy in 2006)
  21. Mexico City (1986)