Oct
22
2007
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Do you think you know your football

World-beater or back to the training ground?
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

19-20 correct answers: world-beater!
18 correct answers: Professor of World Football
17 correct answers: World Cup title in sight
16 correct answers: superstar
15 correct answers: continental champion
14 correct answers: model pro
13 correct answers: battler
12 correct answers: on the brink of the national team
11 correct answers: club stalwart
10 correct answers: back to the training ground
9 correct answers or less: keep reading FIFA magazine and www. FIFA. com

1. Where will EURO 2008 be held?
A: Romania and Bulgaria
B: Spain and Portugal
C: Austria and Switzerland

2. Which former Brazilian international’s full name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento?
A: Careca
B: Zico
C: Pele

3. Which city is home to English Premier League club Everton?
A: Sheffield
B: Birmingham
C: Liverpool

4. Which of these African countries has never qualified for the FIFA World Cup™ finals?
A: Senegal
B: Algeria
C: Mali

5. Which German club is nicknamed “The Lilies”?
A: SV Darmstadt 98
B: SC Westfalia 04 Heme
C: TSV 1860 Munich

6. On 24 October 2007, the world’s oldest football club will celebrate its 150th birthday. What is its name?
A: Notts County
B: Sheffield FC
C: Crystal Palace

7. What is the nickname of the Angola national team?
A: The Black Antelopes
B: The White Tigers
C: The Red Parrots

8. In which year did Canada make their sole FIFA World Cup™ finals appearance to date?
A: 1970
B: 1986
C: 1994

9. For which country does goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer play international football?
A: New Zealand
B: Australia
C: Samoa

10. Which team did Ricardo La Volpe coach at the 2006 FIFA World Cup™?
A: Argentina
B: Costa Rica
C: Mexico

11. Who is the reigning FIFA World Player of the Year?
A: Fabio Cannavaro
B: Zinedine Zidane
C: Ronaldinho

12. How many associations and official association representatives founded FIFA in Paris on 21 May 1904?
A: Three
B: Five
C: Seven

13. Which country does 2006 Asian Player of the Year Khalfan Ibrahim come from?
A: Qatar
B: Saudi Arabia
C: Iran

14. Which club is French striker Djibril Cisse currently playing for?
A: Rangers FC
B: Parma
C: Marseille

15. Which country reached the FIFA World Cup™ final a record seven times?
A: Germany
B: Italy
C: Brazil

16. FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter played in the top flight of Switzerland’s amateur football pyramid in his younger days – but in what position?
A: Defender
B: Midfielder
C: Striker

17. Boca Juniors is the world’s most successful football club. How many international titles has the Buenos Aires club won?
A: 15
B: 17
C: 19

18. Who is Japan’s current national team coach?
A: Ivica Osim
B: Otto Baric
C: Miroslav Blazevic

19. Which country does leading international referee Jorge Larrionda call home?
A: Uruguay
B: Paraguay
C: Peru

20. What do FIFA vice-presidents Angel Maria Villar Llona of Spain and Reynald Temarii of Tahiti have in common?
A: They own factories that manufacture footballs.
B: They have been capped at international level.
C: They own football academies.