Dec
10
2007
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Do you think you know your football

Do you think you know your football? If so, test your knowledge with our world football quiz. How many of the 20 questions can you get right? The correct answers can be found on the next post.

1. Where was the 2007 Copa America held?
A: Ecuador
B: Bolivia
C: Venezuela
2. Which club has the USA’s Freddy Adu been playing for since July?
A: Manchester United
B: Benfica
C: Real Beds
3. Where does Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien hail from?
A: Ghana
B: Nigeria
C: Cameroon
4. What is the name of Australia’s national coach?
A: Graham Arnold
B: Gerard Houllier
C: Dick Advocaat
5. Who holds the all-time goalscoring record for the Netherlands national team with 40 goals?
A: Patrick Kluivert
B: Marco van Basten
C: Johan Cruyff
6. Which club does Argentina’s Sergio Aguero, best player and top goalscorer in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007, play for?
A: Real Zaragoza
B: Atletico Madrid
C: Independiente
7. Who scored the last goal at the old Wembley stadium before it was demolished?
A: Dietmar Hamann
B: Michael Owen
C: Thierry Henry
8. When did South Africa last take part in the World Cup finals?
A: 1994 in the USA
B: 1998 in France
C: 2002 in Korea and Japan
9. At which club did UEFA President Michel Platini begin his brilliant career?
A: St Etienne
B: Nancy
C: Nantes
10. As coach of which club did Sir Alex Ferguson win the Scottish league championship in 1985?
A: Rangers
B: Dundee United
C: Aberdeen
11. Which club has won the most league titles in Luxembourg?
A: Jeunesse Esch
B: Avenir Beggen
C: CS Grevenmacher
12. Which country does Jorvan Vieira, who coached Iraq to the 2007 Asian Cup title, come from?
A: France
B: Canada
C: Brazil
13. Against New Zealand at the U-17 World Cup in Korea in August, Brazilian striker Fabinho netted the fastest goal ever recorded in a FIFA competition. How long did the striker take to hit the back of the net?
A: 5 seconds
B: 9 seconds
C: 11 seconds
14. Who broke Mia Hamm’s long-standing goalscoring record at Portland University (USA)?
A: Christine Sinclair
B: Kristine Lilly
C: Marta
15. Who captained Italy’s FIFA World Cup™ winning team in 1982?
A: DinoZoff
B: Paolo Rossi
C: Giancarlo Antognoni
16. Who is the President of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC)?
A: Wynton Rufer
B: Tai Nicholas
C: Reynald Temarii
17. In which Austrian city do Japanese internationals Alessandro Santos and Tsuneyasu Myamoto play?
A: Vienna
B: Salzburg
C: Innsbruck
18. Germany’s Gerd Muller was top goalscorer at the 1970 FIFA World Cup™ in Mexico. Who was top scorer for the tournament’s winners, Brazil?
A: Pele
B: Jairzinho
C: Rivelino
19. Which country does Al-Jazira Club striker Bonaventure Kalou play for?
A: Senegal
B: Mali
C: Cote d’lvoire
20. Who won the Olympic Football Tournament in London in 1948?
A: Sweden
B: Denmark
C: England