The Really Tough FIFA World Cup Quiz: How Many Can You Answer?

The Really Tough FIFA World Cup Quiz: How Many Can You Answer?

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Quizmaster: Sumit Josh
Producer: Meghnad Bose
Cameraperson: Shiv Maurya
Video editor: Rahul Sanpui

Fans of Brazil, Germany, Argentina and Spain battle it out in The Really Tough FIFA World Cup Quiz! How many of these questions can you answer? Prep your World Cup knowledge as the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia!

How many questions can you answer?
How many questions can you answer?
(Photo: Rahul Sanpui/The Quint)

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Question 1: India was invited by FIFA to play the 1950 World Cup but India decided to withdraw from the World Cup. Why?

Why did India not play the 1950 World Cup in Brazil?
Why did India not play the 1950 World Cup in Brazil?
(Photo: Twitter)

Also Read: Flashback: When India Opted Not to Play the 1950 FIFA World Cup

Question 2: Who was the English goalkeeper in the famous ‘Hand of God’ match in the 1986 World Cup?

Identify the goalkeeper who conceded the ‘Hand of God’ goal.
Identify the goalkeeper who conceded the ‘Hand of God’ goal.
(Photo: Twitter)

Question 3: Identify this Colombian footballer and the tragic incident associated with him.

Identify this Colombian footballer.
Identify this Colombian footballer.
(Photo: Twitter)

Question 4: Franz Beckenbauer and the Brazilian Mario Zagallo are the only football players to win the World Cup both as a player and as a coach. Beckenbauer won as a player in 1974 when he was West German Captain and as a coach in 1990 for Germany. Who is the only football player to lose finals as a player and coach?

German footballer Franz Beckenbauer (left) and Brazilian Mario Zagallo are the only players to win the World Cup both as a player and as a coach.
German footballer Franz Beckenbauer (left) and Brazilian Mario Zagallo are the only players to win the World Cup both as a player and as a coach.
(Photo: Altered by The Quint)

Also Read: FIFA World Cup Throwback: Player and Coach Beckenbauer Successful

Question 5: If it is Telstar in 1970, Tango in 1978, Fevernova in 2002, Teamgeist in 2006. What was/is it in 2010, 2014 and 2018?

Question 6: Germany beat Brazil 7-1 in 2014. After the goal rush from Germany, who scored Brazil’s only goal?

Question 7: Why was Korean footballer Ahn Jung-Hwan dismissed from his Italian club side Perugia in 2002?

Korean footballer Ahn Jung-Hwan.
Korean footballer Ahn Jung-Hwan.
(Photo Courtesy: FIFA)

Also Read: FIFA World Cup 2018 | Group D: Messi & Co Look to Break The Jinx

Question 8: Who coached the Argentine side in the 2010 South Africa FIFA World Cup?

Question 9: The Germans have been a part of four penalty shootouts in World Cup football. They have won all four. Which team has lost all three of its penalty shootouts –the only team with such a bad record?

To find out the answers, go watch the video!

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