Barefoot Football Quiz 2014 Finals

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Barefoot Football Quiz 2014 Finals

  1. 1. The Basics Total of 5 Rounds 1. Written 2. Infinite Bounce I 3. List It I 4. Infinite Bounce II 5. List It II
  2. 2. Round 1 • 8 Questions on World Cup legends • The first letter of each answer will together make “BAREFOOT”. • +5 for each correct • Extra +10 if all correct
  3. 3. 1. Id. the guy on the right and tell me what unique World Cup record does he hold ?
  4. 4. 2. Which stadium has the honour of being the only one to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals?
  5. 5. 3. A crucial component in the Total Football of Ajax and the Dutch national team. A versatile defender, who could play in any position along the back four or midfield. In ‘74, he primarily played at left-back. By the ‘78 World Cup, he had switched to playing as a sweeper and wore the captain's armband in Cruijff’s absence. Who?
  6. 6. 4. He is considered the best Chilean footballer of all time, as well as one of the greatest defenders ever to play the game. Was declared the best defender at the ‘74 World Cup. Beckenbauer once proudly proclaimed: “I’m the European ________” Name him.
  7. 7. 5. He was part of the famed Brazilian midfield at the 1982 FIFA World Cup, playing alongside Zico, Sócrates and Éder. Considered one of the best players in Roma history, during his stay in the Italian capital he developed a play boy reputation, famously dated Ursula Andress and a bevy of socialites. Who?
  8. 8. 6. On the morning of the ‘50 final Rio papers had printed a photo of the Brazilian side with the headline “Today, Brazil wins the World Cup”. Uruguay’s fearless captain had other ideas; he collected every one of those newspapers he could and got his teammates to urinate on them, he then proceeded to deliver one of the greatest individual performances in a WC match to win them the title. Name the man.
  9. 9. 7. Hristo Stoichkov scored 6 goals at the ‘94 World Cup leading Bulgaria to the semi-final, his 6 goals were scored in 5 different matches. He shared the Golden Boot with someone who scored his 6 in only 2 matches. Who was the other guy?
  10. 10. 8. Nicknamed “The Rock”, he was integral component of “catenaccio” at both Helenio Herrera’s Gran Inter, as well as the Azzuri. He effectively set the template for the Italian defensive stereotype: uncompromising and unforgiving. Represented the national side in ‘66, ’70, and ‘74 finals, and was part of the side that lost the ‘70 final to the irrepressible Brazilians. Who is he?
  11. 11. Exchange your sheets.
  12. 12. 1. Id. the guy on the right and tell me what unique World Cup record does he hold ?
  13. 13. Answer follows….
  14. 14. Bora Milutinović, only manager to take four different teams beyond the first round at a World Cup -- Mexico (1986), Costa Rica (1990), United States(1994), and Nigeria (1998).
  15. 15. 2. Which stadium has the honour of being the only one to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals?
  16. 16. Answer follows….
  17. 17. Azteca, hosted the 1970 and the 1986 World Cup final
  18. 18. 3. A crucial component in the Total Football of Ajax and the Dutch national team. A versatile defender, who could play in any position along the back four or midfield. In ‘74, he primarily played at left-back. By the ‘78 World Cup, he had switched to playing as a sweeper and wore the captain's armband in Cruijff’s absence. Who?
  19. 19. Answer follows….
  20. 20. Ruud Krol
  21. 21. 4. He is considered the best Chilean footballer of all time, as well as one of the greatest defenders ever to play the game. Was declared the best defender at the ‘74 World Cup. Beckenbauer once proudly proclaimed: “I’m the European ________” Name him.
  22. 22. Answer follows….
  23. 23. Elias Figueroa
  24. 24. 5. He was part of the famed Brazilian midfield at the 1982 FIFA World Cup, playing alongside Zico, Sócrates and Éder. Considered one of the best players in Roma history, during his stay in the Italian capital he developed a play boy reputation, famously dated Ursula Andress and a bevy of socialites. Who?
  25. 25. Answer follows….
  26. 26. Falcão
  27. 27. 6. On the morning of the ‘50 final Rio papers had printed a photo of the Brazilian side with the headline “Today, Brazil wins the World Cup”. Uruguay’s fearless captain had other ideas; he collected every one of those newspapers he could and got his teammates to urinate on them, he then proceeded to deliver one of the greatest individual performances in a WC match to win them the title. Name the man.
  28. 28. Answer follows….
  29. 29. Obdulio Varela
  30. 30. 7. Hristo Stoichkov scored 6 goals at the ‘94 World Cup leading Bulgaria to the semi-final, his 6 goals were scored in 5 different matches. He shared the Golden Boot with someone who scored his 6 in only 2 matches. Who was the other guy?
  31. 31. Answer follows….
  32. 32. Oleg Salenko, 5 of which came in the game against Cameroon.
  33. 33. 8. Nicknamed “The Rock”, he was integral component of “catenaccio” at both Helenio Herrera’s Gran Inter, as well as the Azzuri. He effectively set the template for the Italian defensive stereotype: uncompromising and unforgiving. Represented the national side in ‘66, ’70, and ‘74 finals, and was part of the side that lost the ‘70 final to the irrepressible Brazilians. Who is he?
  34. 34. Answer follows….
  35. 35. Tarcisio Burgnich
  36. 36. Bora Milutinović Azteca Ruud Krol Elias Figueroa Falcão Obdulio Varela Oleg Salenko Tarcisio Burgnich
  37. 37. Round 2 • 18 Questions on Infinite Bounce • + 10 for each correct • No negatives • Clockwise
  38. 38. 1. Uwe Rösler (current Wigan manager) played for Manchester City from 1994 to 1998, there he was the leading goal scorer for three consecutive seasons. Regarded a cult hero among the City faithful, his cult status can primarily be attributed to something that City fans attribute one of his family members to. What’s the story?
  39. 39. Answer follows….
  40. 40. His grand father was part of Hitler’s Luftwaffe, and City fans attribute the bombing of Old Trafford during WWII, which forced United to play at Maine Road to him. (There is no truth to it). They have this chant for the derby: Nanananana, Uwe's granddad bombed the Stretford End! Nanananana, Uwe's granddad bombed the Stretford End! Nanananana, Uwe's granddad bombed the Stretford End! Nanananana, Uwe's granddad bombed the Stretford End!
  41. 41. 2. Over the course of nine seasons he played a total of 125 La Liga games, with two clubs. He played his last season with French side Arles-Avignon in 2011. Perhaps, his most well known “contribution” in football is being part of a quote. Who or quote?
  42. 42. Answer follows….
  43. 43. Francisco Pavón Florentino Perez’s “Zidanes y Pavones” policy - in which galacticos would play alongside the Canteranos.
  44. 44. 3. Fans of St Etienne believe they would have won the 1976 European Cup final against Bayern Munich had “something” been normal in the stadium. The French club recently paid €20,000 for that “something”, which is housed in their museum that opened last December. After the purchase St Etienne president Roland Romeyer quipped: “This is a very powerful symbol. They will be delivered shortly and we'll have a little ceremony.” What is it?
  45. 45. Answer follows….
  46. 46. Hampden Park's iconic square posts. Strikes by St Etienne's Dominique Bathenay and a Jacques Santini header hit the woodwork at Hampden in that final against the Germans, which according to the faithful would have gone in had they been normal. Bayern won 1-0.
  47. 47. 4. Before hosting Chelsea he proclaimed “Let Abramovich compare his clothes with mine then we can see whose suits are really expensive”, in the previous round he snubbed Ajax president saying , “Why would I sit at the Ajax president's table, he wears €200 shoes, mine cost €4,000.” He once banned his team’s in-house DJ from playing Queen records on account of Freddie Mercury's sexual orientation, owns a replica of the Last Supper, except Jesus has morphed into him, and the disciples are his players. Who? (Pics next)
  48. 48. Answer follows….
  49. 49. Gigi Beccali, Steau Bucarest owner.
  50. 50. 5. He (pic on the next slide) was a Mapuche (a group of indigenous inhabitants of south-central Chile and south-western Argentina) leader in the early period of the Arauco War (a long-running conflict between colonial Spaniards and the Mapuche people). In present times he has become a symbol of heroic courage, bravery, and wisdom who fought and never surrendered to the Spaniards. Chile’s only Copa Libertadores winning team is named after him and uses his image on it’s crest. Name the club.
  51. 51. Answer follows….
  52. 52. 6. A true one-club man, he spent his entire playing as well as coaching career with Werder Bremen. He arrived at Bremen's youth academy in 1972, turning professional six years later. After hanging his boots he started coaching the team in 1999, and became one of the longest-serving coaches in Bundesliga. He finally stepped down in 2013 ending the remarkable 41 year association which began all the way back in 1972. Who?
  53. 53. Answer follows….
  54. 54. Thomas Schaaf
  55. 55. 7. He operated as a playmaker with superb passing ability and an excellent goal scoring record, compiling 96 goals and 61 assists for PSG between 1982 and 1991, also scored three hat tricks for the Yugoslav national team. In 2010, he was voted PSG’s best player of all time and in 2012, the best foreign player of the French league of all time by France Football magazine. Name the man (pic next slide) who has successfully led Bosnia and Herzegovina to their first ever World Cup qualification.
  56. 56. Answer follows….
  57. 57. Safet Sušić
  58. 58. 8. This Google doodle celebrates Leonidas’ 100th birthday and attributed to him the invention of bicycle kick, even though Leonidas himself credited ‘X’ for it’s invention and said that he merely perfected it. But in most of the non-Lusophone part of South America the kick is widely referred to as ‘la chilena’ as they attribute it’s origin and perfection to a Basque born Chilean ‘Y’. Europeans however, have their own stories about it. Give me X and Y. (Pics of X and Y follow).
  59. 59. X Y
  60. 60. Answer follows….
  61. 61. Petronilho de Brito Ramón Unzaga
  62. 62. 9. Conflicts such as the Crimean war, World War II, etc. resulted in the migration of many families of this region out of their homes, majority of them went to Chile, which is now home to their biggest contingent outside of homeland. When Nicola Shahwan, a descendant himself living in Chile, was hired in 2002 to take over as the coach of the national team, he brought with him a group of descedent Chileans, like Roberto Bishara, Edgardo Abdala, Hernán Madrid and Fransico Atura to play for the national team who qualified to represent them according to FIFA’s regulation regarding ancestry. Which national team?
  63. 63. Answer follows….
  64. 64. Palestine national football team
  65. 65. 10. On 31st July, 1948, when 11 Indian men stepped into the Lynn Road Stadium at the East London town to take on France, India made it’s international football debut. The result was 2-1 in favour of France, but could have been an Indian victory had the Indian forwards converted the two penalties awarded to them. Who was the scorer of India’s first ever international goal?
  66. 66. Answer follows….
  67. 67. Sarangapani Raman
  68. 68. 11. England international Charles Buchan had a prolific fourteen-year spell with Sunderland during which he became the club's all-time record goal scorer with 209 goals, winning the league in 1913. In Sept. of 1947, in the middle of the English channel while returning from Brussels aboard a boat with three other friends having watched England beat Belgium 5-2 he came up with the idea of starting which organisation?
  69. 69. Answer follows….
  70. 70. The four men, all journalists; Charles Buchan, Messrs Cole, Roy Peskett, and Archie Quick formalized the creation of Football Writers' Association, that night.
  71. 71. 12. Regarded as the greatest Spanish water polo player of all time, he ended with a Gold at the ‘96 and Silver at ‘92 Olympic Games, also winning the World Championships in 1998. A close confidante of Pep Guardiola, he was head of external relations at FC Barcelona from 2008 to 2012, and since June 2013 holds the same position at Bayern Munich. Who?
  72. 72. Answer follows….
  73. 73. Manel Estiarte
  74. 74. 13. Jürgen Sparwasser’s intl. career was 49 matches long, during which he scored 14 goals. Perhaps, he is most known for a single goal which was exploited politically, but without any personal gains, he later said: "Rumor had it I was richly rewarded for the goal, with a car, a house and a cash premium. But that is not true." Why was that goal so significant?
  75. 75. Answer follows….
  76. 76. Sparwasser played for East Germany, and that goal dealt West Germany it’s only defeat in an otherwise successful World Cup campaign of 1974.
  77. 77. 14. He had decade long career with West Brom from 1928-1938. But his most important work was to come post his playing career, Matt Busby made him his first signing at Utd, appointing him as "chief coach" from 1946 until 1955, and later assistant manager. Under his scouting and training “Busby Babes” were raised, which included the likes of Duncan Edwards and Bobby Charlton. After Munich tragedy, he temporarily took over as manager while Busby recovered from his injuries. Man Utd named in his honour the prize given to the best player in the club's youth system. Who?(Pic follows).
  78. 78. Answer follows….
  79. 79. Jimmy Murphy
  80. 80. 15. In the 1986 European Cup final played between FC Barcelona and Steau Bucarest both clubs were vying for their maiden European triumph. The match went into a shootout and this man (pic on the next slide) saved four consecutive penalty shots , becoming the first one to do so in an official European competition. Steaua won the shootout 2–0, thus making them the first and so far the only European champions from Romania. Name the man.
  81. 81. Answer follows….
  82. 82. Helmuth Duckadam
  83. 83. 15. The story goes that AC Milan were going to sign John Barnes (top) from Watford but some confusion led to the signing of his team mate(bottom) instead. He spent a comical year in Italy, perhaps the reason why his name was informally adopted and shared by an anarchic cult spread over Europe and the Americas since 1994. The name first appeared in Bologna, when a number of cultural activists began using it for staging a series of urban and media pranks and to experiment with new forms of authorship and identity. Who is this accidental symbol of anarchy?
  84. 84. Answer follows….
  85. 85. Luther Blissett (Luther Blissett Project, the adjacent pic was the personification of the project)
  86. 86. 17. Which Haka performing national team was the first ever from FIFA’s Oceania Football Confederation to qualify for the semi finals of a FIFA event, and which event?
  87. 87. Answer follows….
  88. 88. Tahiti at the 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
  89. 89. 18. Intercontinental Cups were a two legged affairs played between the European and South American champions, unlike the current Club World Cup format. Bayern Munich refused to play in 1974 citing scheduling problems, and Bob Paisley flatly refused to field his Liverpool in 1977. Why were the reluctant to play?
  90. 90. Answer follows….
  91. 91. Bayern were to play Independiente, whereas Liverpool were to face Boca Juniors, Argentine teams were notorious for their rough play. The games in the first decade of the Intercontinental Cup, were often nasty, even violent, affairs mostly owing to the Argentine teams. (Milan’s Nestor Combin at the end of one such match against Estudiantes.)
  92. 92. Round 3 The National Football League which was launched in 1996 and lasted till 2007(has since been replaced by the I League), saw 6 teams winning the title. List all of them. +5 for each. Extra +10 for all correct.
  93. 93. Exchange your sheets.
  94. 94. Answer follows….
  95. 95. JCT(1) Mohun Bagan(3) Salgaocar(1) East Bengal (3) Dempo(2) Mahindra United(1)
  96. 96. Round 4 • 18 Questions on Infinite Bounce • + 10 for each correct • No negatives • Anticlockwise
  97. 97. 1. He was instrumental in Brazil’s ‘58 WC win. In the league game against USSR, within a three minutes span, he had supplied three through balls to initiate incredible moves. The third of which saw Vava open the scoring. Gabriel Hanot, the founder of the European Cup, called them “the greatest three minutes ever played”. Who? He is also credited with the coining of which three word phrase?
  98. 98. Answer follows….
  99. 99. Didi, The Beautiful Game
  100. 100. 2. Inspired by kids playing with these makeshift balls in impoverished African nations, Tim Jahnigen came up with the idea of making indestructible balls for them. Initial funding for the project was provided by Sting so, to honor him the project was named after one of his songs. What’s it called?
  101. 101. Answer follows….
  102. 102. One World Futbol Project, after “One World (Not Three)” written by Sting.
  103. 103. 3. In 1971 after Rinus Michels’ departure from Ajax, this Romanian was chosen as salary wise he was the cheapest on a shortlist of 15. So assured was he of his failure, that he bought a return ticket from Bucharest. In his first season, they won every competition they entered to claim a treble. In his second, they won the double. He later made a seminal contribution to French football. Who and what contribution?
  104. 104. Answer follows….
  105. 105. Ștefan Kovács. Inspired by the former Romanian communist training centers initiated the formation of Clairefontaine.
  106. 106. 4. Fatih Terim got the sack after reports of him not getting along with the Galatasaray board, Roberto Mancini replaced him. This is the second instance of Mancini being appointed after a Terim sacking, incidentally the first instance was Manicini’s managerial debut, he had not as yet attained the necessary coaching badges to become a manager, therefore needed special dispensation from the authorities to take the post. Where was it?
  107. 107. Answer follows….
  108. 108. Fiorentona, 2000-01 season.
  109. 109. 5. Named after this man, perhaps it is the only club in the world to be named after an individual (who is not the founder of the club), which Central American club?
  110. 110. Answer follows….
  111. 111. Club Deportivo Luis Ángel Firpo, named in honor of the man, who almost became the first heavyweight champion of Latin descent. Here’s him knocking Jack Dempsey out of the ring.
  112. 112. 6. He was a key financial contributor in the early years of Paris Saint-Germain, and also served as the president in the early years of the club. Proclaims himself to be the "founder" of the club. He is the one who designed PSG’s iconic blue, red, blue shirt. Name the man, synonymous with a fashion label.
  113. 113. Answer follows….
  114. 114. 7. The competition was the idea of Ernst Thommen, Ottorino Barassi and Stanley Rous. It is viewed as the predecessor to the UEFA Cup, although it was not organised by UEFA. Consequently, UEFA do not consider clubs' records in this competition to be part of their European record. Name the competition dominated by Spanish and English teams during it’s 16 years (1955-71) existence.
  115. 115. Answer follows….
  116. 116. Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
  117. 117. 8. The only woman footballer to win the Arjuna award. Although, she cherishes the day she got a job with Eastern Railways more than the day she received the award from the President in 1983. Name her.
  118. 118. Answer follows….
  119. 119. Shanti Mullick. “Most girls get involved with football out of natural liking. Later, they realize that a job is essential to keep the home fires burning”.
  120. 120. 9. In 1899 Walther Bensemann, founded the International Football Club, the first football club in southern Germany, was also involved in the creation of Eintracht Frankfurt. He was among the founding-fathers of the German Football Association, and involved in organizing five matches between Germany and England between 1899 and 1901, which albeit not having any official status, are considered the historically first international matches of any German national side. He is better known for his contribution to football literature. How?
  121. 121. Answer follows….
  122. 122. Founded Kicker, the most popular German football magazine.
  123. 123. 10. A collaborative work of five journos Sam Kelly, Dan Edwards, Joel Richards, Seba García, and Dan Colasimone. Theirs is the only Argentine football podcast in English. What is it’s ‘punny’ name?
  124. 124. Answer follows….
  125. 125. 11. “It’s been the greatest thing I’ve ever done”. Who, about this act of his?
  126. 126. Answer follows….
  127. 127. Zvonimir Boban. During a league match between Dinamo Zagreb, of Croatia, and Red Star Belgrade, of Serbia during the tense days leading to Balkan wars, crowd trouble led to mass brawls and the majority Serbs were allowed by the Serbian policemen to run amok. Boban couldn’t contain himself at the site of seeing a fallen Dinamo fan being mercilessly beaten by the cops and responded thus. "Here I was, a public face prepared to risk his life, career, and everything that fame could have brought, all because of one ideal, one cause: the Croatian cause."
  128. 128. 12. This Scot architect worked on more than 40 stadiums during his lifetime including Highbury, Ibrox, Stamford Bridge, Celtic Park, Anfield, Hampden Park, Old Trafford, Villa Park, Goodison Park, etc. Simon Inglis’s biographical work on his life was runner-up in the 2005 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, the first time that a design- related sports book had ever been shortlisted. Name him.
  129. 129. Answer follows….
  130. 130. Archibald Leitch
  131. 131. 13. Popularly known as El Virrey ("The Viceroy"), he was a prolific forward. FIFA recognizes him as Argentina's top scorer in the history of first division football as he finished with a total of 385 goals (206 in Argentina and 179 in France) surpassing Alfredo Di Stefano (377 goals), Messi still has some way to go. Still his other achievement somewhat “overshadows” even this amazing scoring record. Who is he and what’s the other achievement?
  132. 132. Answer follows….
  133. 133. Carlos Bianchi, the only manager with 4 Copa Libertadoes wins, 3 with Boca Juniors, and 1 with Velez Sarsfield.
  134. 134. 14. In the early 1990s AIFF started an U-21 national tournament to be competed inter-state which has been held every year since. The trophy is called The Dutta Ray, Trophy named after Mohan Dutta Ray, the then IFA president. What prompted the AIFF to start the tournament?
  135. 135. Answer follows….
  136. 136. 1992 Olympics onwards FIFA mandated male competitors must be under 23 years old, with three over-23 players allowed per squad. The decision prompted AIFF to start the tournament to select the probable squad to compete for the Barcelona qualifiers.
  137. 137. 15. A member of the Austrian Wunderteam of the 1930s. It is estimated that he scored around 800 goals in all competitive matches, not including friendly games, which puts him ahead of Romario and Pele thus making him the all- time most prolific scorer in football history. IFFHS awarded him the "Golden Ball" as the greatest goal scorer of the last century. Who?
  138. 138. Answer follows….
  139. 139. Josef Bican
  140. 140. 16. Santiago Bernabeu was a fervent fan, the reason why their home ground, is a miniature copy of Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Alfredo Di Stefano chose them as the first club of his coaching career after retiring in 1967. Barca legends Cesar Rodriguez, and Ladislao Kubala also managed them at different times. Their manager bearing a resemblance with Mourinho has been comically called "The Special Two" and like Mou his team is not obsessed with ball possession, cherish defensive organisation, and are very effective on quick counterattacks. The team, and “The Special Two”(pic next slide)?
  141. 141. Answer follows….
  142. 142. Elche CF, Fran Escribá
  143. 143. 17. World's second tallest “traditional lighthouse”, one of the oldest standing structures of its kind in the world besides being an aid to night navigation serves as a symbol for the city. It lends it’s name to the derby whose supporters apart from the usual social differences are divided by the fact that one is the among oldest whereas the other among the newest clubs in the country. Which derby?
  144. 144. Answer follows….
  145. 145. Derby della Lanterna (Derby of the Lighthouse). Played between Genoa C.F.C. (estd. 1893) and U.C. Sampdoria (estd. 1946).
  146. 146. 18. What was this ‘tifo’, a cheeky retort to?
  147. 147. Answer follows….
  148. 148. To Borussia Dortmund's “On the path of the lost Champions League”, during the QF against Malaga; Bayern fans replied “Still looking for this?” after winning the trophy.
  149. 149. Round 5 There have been 10 multiple winners of the European Golden Boot/Shoe award. List them all. +5 for each. Extra +10 for all correct.
  150. 150. Exchange your sheets.
  151. 151. Answer follows….
  152. 152. Round 5 9 players have won multiple African Footballer of the Year award. List them all. +5 for each. Extra +10 for all correct.
  153. 153. Exchange your sheets.
  154. 154. Answer follows….
  155. 155. Thanks folks. You can reach me at quizwasi@gmail.com

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