Rules• There are 40 Questions to be answered in 1 hour• Each question carries one point, unless otherwise specified. For questions with more than one answer, points will be spilt equally• The QMs are all powerful Sith lords who have the final say in all matters pertaining to the quiz! :D
2. ID the player in the pic and why was he in the news recently?
3. He is sometimes credited with the revolution in European football that saw Hungary thrash England 6–3 at Wembley in 1953, ushering in a new football era. After the match, Sándor Barcs, then president of the Hungarian Football Federation, said to the press, “X taught us everything we know aboutfootball." Gusztáv Sebes, the Hungarian footballer and coach, said of X, "We played football as X taught us. When our football history is told, his name should be written in gold letters“ The Austrian „Wunderteam‟ based their style ofplay on the Scottish school of football that focused on quick passing introduced by X Who is X?
4. Connect (not at all exhaustive). Names not required
5. Name this ancient game, an early precursor to football
6. Id the two players. They,along with a 3rd player share a very unique record. Give me all of them for 2 points
7. ID the gentleman and give me his claim to fame
9. ID the team. Also gimme their famous current manager for an additional point
11. Who was the first player to win the FIFA World Player ofthe Year award while playing in a non-European league?
12. Boasting a personal best of 10.7 seconds for 100m and regularly coming inunder 11, X had dreams of becoming the 100mOlympic champion in his youth before opting to pursue a career in football-“I learned from him to get forward in attack,”said West Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer of X -When X was asked who he considered his successor, he identified Paolo Maldini, “whose only fault is that he chose AC Milan” Name X
13. Regarding the origin of the move, thereexists a controversy among the different claims of invention from the countries of Chile, Italy, Brazil and Peru. Attributions of invention have been given to people such as Brazilian Petronilho de Brito, Basque- Chilean Ramón Unzaga, Italian CarloParola, and the Afro-Peruvian people of Callao.The controversy is particularly great among the Peruvian and Chilean positions, both which consider their respective terms(chalaca and chilena) as the legitimate ways to name this move What am I talking about?
14. Connect the 3 legends with aunique record (see next slide also)
15. ID the „legend‟. Also ID the club side he is representing here
16. ID the 2 managers (they are really famous, so to obfuscate the question a bit, their youngerversions are shown here, taken during their playing days). They share a rather unique record with a 3rd, equally famous manager. Gimme all 3 names and the record for 2 points
17.An iconic photograph from the annals of World Cup history. ID the player and the occasion
18. ID the cartoon character. Why in God‟s name am I asking this in a football quiz?
19. What often-used sporting term is derived from the match shown below? (see next slide also)
20. What was started by this man in 1930 in Montevideo ,when he observed that youngsters were practicing on basketball courts because of shortage of actual pitches?
21. What does this stamp released by theGovernment of India in 1989 commemorate?
22. This guy was an English sportsman of theVictorian era. He played cricket for Nottinghamshire and football for Nottingham Forest and also playedonce for the England national football team, against Scotland in 1880. He invented something very essential to football. What?
23. This man is from a small town called Pelotas inUruguay,won a shirt design competion in the early1950s.The design won among 301 entries and the team that used the design is still identified by it. What did he design?
24. This Irishman proposed a certain idea in the late 1800 after seeing the game offootball getting a little violent. The idea wasfirst met with great opposition but was later accepted,infact the very next year. What was the idea that has been there ever since?
25.ID the legendary Indian footballer immortalized in this statue
26. X and Y are legends at their clubs. It is interesting that the clubs are fierce rivals and they are brothers. When X took Y to atrial in his club, he was rejected by the cluband left for home disappointed. Then laterY went for the trail of his club‟s youth team and the rest as they say is history. The president of the club where Y played, once said that,” selling Y is like selling the flag of the city itself.” ID X and Y
27.This manager was once, in charge for over 215 games at a topEnglish club, winning close to a 100 games during including an FA Cup final. During his time at the club, fans grew to despise him after he let one of the star players of the squad leave on a freetransfer to perhaps the club‟s biggest rival. However, he is better known for something even more ignominious. ID him and what did he „do‟?
29. In the dressing room he was"abrasive, awkward and argumentative" but on the pitch he was "determined, hard-working and persistent" and his long legs made him "a most difficult player to compete against". Dave Jones said of X "He covers every blade of grass out there, but thats only because his first touch is socrap". And he is a “well” known football pundit who made some ridiculously interesting comments like “Maldini is neither a legend nor a world class player!” “Paul Ince was better than Roy Keane” “Steven Gerrard was never world class.” ID X
31. 1.The ball must not be stained, as X has proclaimed; 2.Love football over all things; 3. Declare your unconditional love of football; 4. Defend the colours of_______;5. Preach the words of "__________" all over the world; 6. Pray in the temples where he preached, and to his sacred mantles; 7. Do not proclaim the name of _____ in the name of a single club; 8. Follow the teachings of the _______ Church; 9. Let _____ be your second name, and that of your children; 10."No ser cabeza de termo y que no se te escape latortuga." (Meaning "dont be a hothead and dont let the turtle escape you") What‟s all this?