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  • Footballet 2010 - Finals

    1. 1. Greycells World Cup Football Open Quiz 2010<br />
    2. 2. 1)This Midfielder played for his national team in the 2006 World Cup. After the World Cup he publicly revealed the time spent with the national squad during the tournament through a documentary titled Substitute which was co-directed by Fred Poulet. His country’s Football federation and the national team coach warned him about making it public but he promptly retired from the national Football team saying “I am not interested in playing for ____ _______ any more. It’s over”.<br />
    3. 3. And the Answer is<br />
    4. 4. VikashDhorasoo of France. The Coach was Raymond Domenech.<br />
    5. 5. 2) Identify this one armed goal scorer in a World Cup Finals. He still holds the record for the most number of goals scored for his country, 31 off 52 matches. He has played for clubs like Barcelona, Inter Milan and has managed Real Madrid in the 1950’s<br />
    6. 6.
    7. 7. And the Answer is<br />
    8. 8. Hector Scarone of Uruguay. He scored one goal against Argentina in the 4-2 victory at the 1930 Finals<br />
    9. 9. 3) Tell me what an “Olympic Goal” is and when was the only instance of it being scored in the World Cup Finals. Year 1962<br />
    10. 10. And the Answer is<br />
    11. 11. Goal scored directly from a Corner kick. The name dates from 2 October 1924, when Argentina's CesáreoOnzari scored against Uruguay, who had just won the 1924 Olympic title. The only Olympic goal in the World Cup finals was scored for Colombia by Marcos Coll, beating legendary goalkeeper Lev Yashin in a 4–4 draw with the Soviet Union in 1962.<br />
    12. 12. 4) He was sacked immediately for his act of treason, by Perugia boss LucianoGaucci. Gaucci stated: "That gentleman will never set foot in Perugia again. He was a phenomenon only against Italy. I have no intention of paying a salary to someone who has ruined Italian football." Whom did he sack?<br />
    13. 13. And the Answer is<br />
    14. 14. Ahn Jung-Hwan of South Korea. He scored the winning golden goal for South Korea against Italy in the 2002 World Cup second round, sending South Korea into the quarterfinals.<br />
    15. 15. 5) 1998<br />
    16. 16. 2002<br />
    17. 17. 2006<br />
    18. 18. 2006<br /> ?<br />
    19. 19. And the Answer is<br />
    20. 20. ZinedineZidane. In the 1998 FIFA World Cup, Ariel Ortega head butted Dutch keeper Edwin van derSar in the Argentina vs. Netherlands quarterfinal match and was sent off. In the 2002 FIFA World Cup, Rafael Márquez head butted Cobi Jones in the Round of 16 matches between USA and Mexico. In the 2006 FIFA World Cup another Dutch player, Mark van Bommel was head butted, this time by LuísFigo in the Portugal vs. Netherlands Round of 16 matches, but Figo received only a yellow card for his offense.<br />
    21. 21. 6) In the World Cup tournaments from 1934 to 1978 16 teams used to compete for the Cup. Tell me the reason why the tournament was reduced to 15 teams in 1938?<br />
    22. 22. And the Answer is<br />
    23. 23. Austria was annexed by Germany after the WC qualifiers.<br />
    24. 24. 7) FIFA made an important media announcement on November 10, 2006 which corrected an historical anomaly and did justice to someone who only got disputed credit for his achievement till his death in 1974. What was it all about?<br />
    25. 25. And the Answer is<br />
    26. 26. FIFA officially credited Bert Patenaude of the US team as the scorer of the 1st World Cup hat-trick. Patenaude achieved his feat in the match against Paraguay in the inaugural World Cup in 1930. The 2nd goal he scored was mistakenly credited as an ‘Own goal’ by Aurelio González of Paraguay and it was widely believed that the 1st WC hat-trick was scored by Guilermo Stabile of Argentina who achieved his feat against Mexico two days after Bert’s feat.<br />
    27. 27. 8) Identify them and tell me what unique distinction do they hold in World Cup History?<br />
    28. 28. And the Answer is<br />
    29. 29. Fredi (Alfred) Bickel of Switzerland & Erik Nilsson of Sweden. Only 2 players to play the WC tournaments Pre & Post World War 2.<br />
    30. 30. 9) We know that Michael Schumacher & AyrtonSenna were extremely skilled in driving in wet conditions and hence were known as ‘Rain Masters’. The German Football team post WW 2 had a Rain Master themselves who used to excel in rainy weather conditions and in Germany the rainy weather conditions were popularly known as “______ _______ weather”. Just fill up the blanks.<br />
    31. 31. And the Answer is<br />
    32. 32.
    33. 33. Fritz Walter, known as the “Hero of Berne, Captain of the German team which lifted the 1954 World Cup. He was the 1st honorary captain of the German Football team. The other Four being – UweSeeler, Franz Beckenbauer, LotharMatthaus & Bettina Wiegmann, the erstwhile captain of the German Female Football team.<br />
    34. 34. 10)<br />
    35. 35.
    36. 36.
    37. 37. And the Answer is<br />
    38. 38. Saeed Al-Owairan of Saudi Arabia nicknamed “Maradona of the Arabs” & “Desert Maradona”’, Ali Karimi of Iran who was nicknamed the “Asian Maradona” and GheorgeHagi of Romania who was nicknamed “Maradona of the Carpathians”.<br />
    39. 39. 11) This Footballer was known for his prodigious talent to dribble and that almost cost him a place in his country’s national squad for the 1958 World Cup. In a pre-tournament friendly against Fiorentina _________ dribbled around three players and the goalkeeper, waited for another defender to charge back into position and then beat him too, for good measure, before rolling the ball into an empty net. His country was yet to win a World Cup and the coach had introduced IQ tests and psychological profiling in an attempt to modernize their approach, but ___________ failed both but he was included in the squad on the persuasion of a delegation of senior players. Who?<br />
    40. 40. And the Answer is<br />
    41. 41. Garrincha<br />
    42. 42. 12) A & B were team mates at Montpellier. More than a year before the 1990 World Cup B had given A a Video tape of his national team’s games which included some footage of C. In one of the Quarter Finals A got the better of C and later said that he had seen the Video tape of C and that had helped him. Name A, B & C for full ten points.<br />
    43. 43. And the Answer is<br />
    44. 44. A) Roger Milla, B) Carlos Valderrama, C) Rene Higuita<br />
    45. 45. 13) Identify this player and tell me the unique record he holds in World Cup history.<br />
    46. 46. And the Answer is<br />
    47. 47. Robert Prosinecki of Croatia. He is the only player in World Cup history to score for two different national teams. <br />He scored one goal for Yugoslavia in a group match against the United Arab Emirates and eight years later he added two goals for Croatia by scoring in a group match against Jamaica and in the third place match against the Netherlands. He played in a total of nine World Cup matches, three for Yugoslavia in 1990 and six for Croatia in 1998 and 2002.<br />
    48. 48. 14) At the tender age of 14 he made his 1st team debut against Barcelona in 1983 showing remarkable skill and irreverence when he nutmegged Diego Maradona not once but twice. He was nicknamed “Little Pele” and shone brightly in his country’s campaign in the 1986 World Cup. He is probably the finest ever player to represent his country. Who? <br />
    49. 49. And the Answer is<br />
    50. 50. EnzoScifo of Belgium<br />
    51. 51. 15) What action by the German Football Association was probably a direct fallout to Germany’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of Yugoslavia in the Quarter Finals of the 1962 World Cup in Chile? I’m looking for a specific answer<br />
    52. 52. And the Answer is<br />
    53. 53. German Football federation formed the Bundesliga on 28th July 1962 to professionalize German Football hardly a month after the German defeat to Yugoslavia on June 10th.<br />
    54. 54. 16) Identify the player on the Left<br />
    55. 55. And the Answer is<br />
    56. 56. Amarildo, also known as “White Pele”. He successfully stepped in for Pele when he was injured in the group stages of the 1962 Chile World Cup<br />
    57. 57. 17) Helmut Haller played in the German XI against England in the 1966 World Cup Final. He also happened to score the 1st goal in a match which Germany lost 2-4. 30 years later he returned to England for a specific reason. What was it?<br />
    58. 58. And the Answer is<br />
    59. 59. Haller who had been second best in the Final had secured the Match ball which by tradition is entitled to a hat-trick scorer and that was Geoff Hurst. Haller returned to England in 1996 to present it to Hurst who was the conventional owner.<br />
    60. 60. 18) Video - Name the referee who gave one of the worst decisions ever in World Cup history.<br />Video of German Goal Keeper Harald Schumacher’s foul against Patrick Battiston of France in the 1982 World Cup.<br />
    61. 61. And the Answer is<br />
    62. 62. Dutch referee Charles Corver who awarded a Goal kick to Germany. <br />
    63. 63. 19) This stadium was built in 1927 and was originally named after Mr. J.D. Ellis who made the area for the stadium available. Following a ZAR 450 million (USD 58 million/£30 million) naming rights deal with the ______ ________Company in 2008, the name of the stadium was officially changed to ______ _______ Park. Six Test matches were also played 1948-1954 before Cricket moved to the current Wanderers stadium.<br />
    64. 64.
    65. 65. And the Answer is<br />
    66. 66. Coca Cola Park in Johannesburg, which is on of the venues of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. It was formerly known as Ellis Park.<br />
    67. 67. 20) In the 1938 World Cup Semi-final between Italy & Brazil Italy was awarded a penalty after its center forward Silvia Piola was hacked down in the box by "the Divine Master" - Domingos da Guia. The Brazilian goalkeeper Walter de Souza Goulart, who was famous for hypnotizing his opponents and for saving penalties back in Brazil, arrogantly claimed he was certain he would save the shot. Giuseppe Meazza, another Italian striker stepped up to take the kick and without much fuss got it past a confused Walter. who failed to react. Now tell me what confused the Goalkeeper?<br />
    68. 68. And the Answer is<br />
    69. 69. While he was about to take the kick Meazza’s shorts fell down because the elastic around the waist had earlier been pulled and ripped by a defender. Meazza, without letting this stress him, pulled up his shorts with one hand and shot past the confused Walter, who was still busy laughing. His celebrating team-mates surrounded him until a new pair of shorts was brought in.<br />
    70. 70. 21) The Uruguay – France match in the 1966 World Cup was played at the White City stadium instead of the traditional venue Wembley. Why?<br />
    71. 71. And the Answer is<br />
    72. 72. Wembley was also a regular venue for greyhound racing. Wembley's owner's refusal to cancel the regular greyhound racing meant that the match between Uruguay and France in the 1966 World Cup had to be played at White City.<br />
    73. 73. 22) Wales played in the 1958 World Cup even after being eliminated in the qualifiers. And till date they remain the only country to do so. How & Why?<br />
    74. 74. And the Answer is<br />
    75. 75. After all of Israel’s opponents withdrew for political reasons, FIFA decided that Israel would have to meet one of the teams that had been eliminated. Wales won the lottery after Belgium declined and the Welsh qualified by beating Israel twice.<br />
    76. 76. 23) Before FIFA began their longstanding partnership with Adidas in 1970 there was only 1 World Cup where the selected Match ball belonged to a reputed manufacturer even though FIFA did not have a formal partnership with them. Who was the manufacturer and which World Cup?<br />
    77. 77. And the Answer is<br />
    78. 78. Slazenger in the 1966 World Cup, which incidentally got selected in a blind trial.<br />
    79. 79. 24) Visual – Identify this German defender who marked and subdued Johan Cruyff in the 1974 World Cup Final<br />
    80. 80. And the Answer is<br />
    81. 81. BertiVogts. He was nicknamed “Der Terrier” for always fighting for every ball as if it were his last. He also has the dubious distinction of scoring an "own goal" in the match against Austria which is popularly known in Austria as "The Miracle of Cordoba", Germany lost 2-3. He later went on to coach Germany in the 1994 & 1998 World Cups. He currently coaches the Azerbaijan national team after two unsuccessful stints coaching Scotland & Nigeria.<br />
    82. 82. 25) He was a Physician by training. After graduating from medical school he divided his time between Coaching, Family & managing his father’s Furniture business. He even found time to research rectal cancer and practice as a gynecologist (________ finally retired from the practice of medicine in 1976, feeling that being a physician requires a full-time commitment that he was unable to provide). Few years later when asked about a decision which went against his team referring to the referee being a gynecologist, he suggested him to "take his hands to where he knows". Who?<br />
    83. 83. And the Answer is<br />
    84. 84. Former Argentinean Coach, Carlos Bilardo. The referee was EdgardoCodesal who awarded the penalty against Argentina in the 1990 World Cup Final. Codesal was a gynecologist by profession<br />
    85. 85. 26) Identify this player. <br />
    86. 86. And the Answer is<br />
    87. 87. Joe Gaetjens who scored USA’s solitary goal against England in the 1950 upset.<br />
    88. 88. 26) 1<br />
    89. 89. 2<br />
    90. 90. 3<br />???<br />
    91. 91. And the Answer is<br />
    92. 92.
    93. 93. Diego Maradona.<br />1st visual is of Ernst Jean-Joseph of Haiti who was caught for doping in the 1974 World Cup<br />2nd visual is of Willie Johnston of Scotland who was expelled from the 1978 World Cup for using a banned stimulant<br />
    94. 94. 27) Which famous World Cup footballer was the creator of a groundbreaking Law in 1993 during his tenure as the National Sports Secretary? The law involved creation of companies to professionally manage clubs. He also suggested creation of ‘Bingos’-organizations to explore the betting opportunities of the game. Five years later there was a revision of the First law by another famous footballer and the second one eventually bore his name whilst retaining 75% of the 1st law.<br />
    95. 95. And the Answer is<br />
    96. 96. Zico. The law was known as “Lei Zico”. The revision was done by Pele and it was known as “Lei Pele”<br />
    97. 97. 28) Identify this gentleman<br />
    98. 98. FIFA assigned him to Brazil for helping in the smooth conduct of the 1950 World Cup. He was instrumental in getting the Maracana stadium ready in time for the tournament. But tell me his most important contribution to World Cup Soccer?<br />
    99. 99. And the Answer is<br />
    100. 100. Dr.OttorinoBarassi, the Italian FA official who famously hid the Jules Rimet trophy in a Shoe box under his bed to avoid it from falling into German hands during World War 2<br />
    101. 101. 29) Identify this Brazilian Goal Keeper who was blamed for the Maracanazo in the 1950 World Cup against Uruguay. He was a much despised man after an error from him allowed the Uruguayan Ghiggia to score a goal which resulted in Brazil losing the Final. In 1993 he was turned away from commentating in a Brazil match by the Brazilian FA President for fear of bringing ill luck. The erstwhile coach of Brazil, Mario Zagallo once turned him away from watching the Brazilian team train fearing that he is a bad omen.<br />
    102. 102.
    103. 103. And the Answer is<br />
    104. 104. Moacir Barbosa. In 1963 Barbosa was given the old square goal posts from the Maracanã as a present.<br />
    105. 105. 30) Identify this gentleman without whom the World Cup would not have been possible in Chile. Unfortunately he died of Heart attack a month before the tournament began in 1962.<br />
    106. 106. And the Answer is<br />
    107. 107. Carlos Dittborn, the president of the Chilean Organization Committee for the World Cup. He was instrumental in Chile getting the World Cup after the devastating Earth Quake. Unfortunately he died off a Heart attack one month prior to the start of the 1962 World Cup.<br />
    108. 108. 31) Whose grave?<br />
    109. 109. And the Answer is<br />
    110. 110. Lev Yashin<br />
    111. 111. 32) During early 80’s he managed to convince his govt of the economic benefits and improvements of the country's image of organizing the prestigious World Cup Football tournament. President Reagan could count considerable support within FIFA which saw this as an opportunity to expand the game in US. In 1996 he was awarded the FIFA Order of Merit. Who was this gentleman? <br />
    112. 112. And the Answer is<br />
    113. 113. Henry Kissinger<br />
    114. 114. 33) Identify this German Footballer who is dejected after his team's loss to England in the 1966 World Cup Finals. This photograph is renowned and has been voted as one of the best sport photographs by the "Kicker" Football magazine of Germany.<br />
    115. 115. And the Answer is<br />
    116. 116. UweSeeler<br />
    117. 117. 34) Identify - Nicknamed the The Beast, this Spaniard based his game on tremendous physical display, also being adaptable to various defender and midfielder positions. He went on to appear in three FIFA World Cups for the national side from 1994-2002. Has won a good share of Silverware with Barcelona and was rumored to have secured a transfer to Man United which never happened. <br />
    118. 118.
    119. 119. And the Answer is<br />
    120. 120. Miguel Nadal, Uncle of Rafael Nadal.<br />
    121. 121. 35) What's happening?<br />
    122. 122. And the Answer is<br />
    123. 123. 1994 World Cup winning Brazilian team's tribute to AyrtonSenna<br />
    124. 124. 36) Name the Ship and it's significance in World Cup History<br />
    125. 125. And the Answer is<br />
    126. 126. SS Conte Verde, Four national football (soccer) teams were transported to Montevideo by the Conte Verde for the inaugural FIFA World Cup in 1930: Romania, France, Belgium, and Brazil. The Romanian team boarded in Genoa, the French delegation (including FIFA president Jules Rimet) boarded in Villefranche-sur-Mer, the Belgian team boarded in Barcelona, and the Brazilian team boarded in Rio de Janeiro. The trophy and three referees, Jean Langenus, Henri Christophe, and Thomas Balway also crossed the Atlantic Ocean on the ship.<br />
    127. 127. 37) Before the start of the World Cup, the country's president remarked to the press about a player "There are rumors that X is ____. I know he is not ____. But is he ____?<br />Later the player shot back ".... people say that I am _______, and people say that the President drinks too much. Just like people are mistaken about me, I think they are mistaken about the President"<br />
    128. 128. And the Answer is<br />
    129. 129. President Lula reacting to a report about Ronaldo being Fat and Ronaldo's smart riposte for the same.<br />
    130. 130. 38) Identify this Nigerian member of the 94 World Cup team who also played for Mohammedan Sporting and East Bengal during late 80's and later played for and coached Churchill Brothers.<br />
    131. 131. And the Answer is<br />
    132. 132. EmekaEzeugo<br />
    133. 133. 39) Identify this renowned musician who created the official Anthem of 2002 FIFA World Cup (Not to be confused with Boom, official song).He won an Academy Award for Best Original Score for "Chariots of Fire" in 1981. He has also composed the music as well as designed and directed the artistic Olympic flag relay portion of the Closing Ceremonies of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. <br />
    134. 134. And the Answer is<br />
    135. 135. Vangelis, the famous Greek musician<br />
    136. 136. 40) In 2001, Dutch filmmaker Johan Kramer pondered the quality of failure after one-time Football greats Holland failed to make it to the World Cup finals in 2002. His thoughts led him to the development of a documentary , the subject of which has been part of many quiz questions. It won Avignon Film Festival's best documentary award in 2003. What did he do? <br />
    137. 137. And the Answer is<br />
    138. 138. He organized a match between Bhutan and Montserrat, the then-lowest ranked teams in the FIFA World Rankings at 203 & 204 in Thimphu. The match was played on the same day as the World Cup Final between Brazil & Italy. The documentary was titled "The Other Final" featuring the team preparation and the match itself<br />
    139. 139. 41) What's happening here?<br />
    140. 140. And the Answer is<br />
    141. 141. Andres Escobar of Columbia scoring an "own goal" which subsequently led to his death.<br />
    142. 142. 42) Who is the Goal scorer?<br />
    143. 143. And the Answer is<br />
    144. 144. Carlos Alberto of Brazil in the 1970 World Cup<br />
    145. 145. 43) Identify this great forward who was nicknamed "Golden Head". He scored an amazing 75 goals for his country in 68 matches.<br />
    146. 146. And the Answer is<br />
    147. 147. Sandor Koscis of Hungary<br />
    148. 148. 44) Video - What is being taught?<br />
    149. 149. And the Answer is<br />
    150. 150. Cruyff Turn<br />
    151. 151. 45) Identify the Goal keeper<br />
    152. 152. And the Answer is<br />
    153. 153. Carlos Roa of Argentina<br />
    154. 154. 46) Identify this prolific forward of Moroccan origin.<br />
    155. 155. And the Answer is<br />
    156. 156. Just Fontaine of France who scored a record 13 goals in the 1958 World Cup<br />
    157. 157. 47) Who was the 2nd player to win the Golden Ball & the Golden Shoe in the same World Cup?<br />
    158. 158. And the Answer is<br />
    159. 159. Salvatore Schilacci in the 1990 World Cup. The 1st player to achieve this rare honor was Paolo Rossi in 1982.<br />
    160. 160. 48) Name the Hungarian club in which Ferenc Puscas and the others greats of the Magical Magyars started their career.<br />
    161. 161. And the Answer is<br />
    162. 162. Honved<br />

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