World Cup 1

Published: Tuesday 1st June 2010
  1. The 2010 tournament in South Africa will be the 19th World Cup, where and when was the first held?
  2. In which city was the World Cup Final held in the following years, [a] 1930, [b] 1950, [c] 1970, [d] 1982 and [e] 1994
  3. Which was the first World Cup tournament in which members of all six football confederations took part?
  4. Who, with 6 goals, was the top scorer at the 1998 World Cup?
  5. Who, in 2002, scored the fastest goal in a World Cup tournament?
  6. Brazil have won the World Cup a record five times, but which country have been a beaten finalist a record four times?
  7. Can you name the two players who have competed in five different World Cup tournaments?
  8. Only eight countries have won the World Cup, can you name them?
  9. Who scored the first penalty in a World Cup Final?
  10. Who is the only player to have won three World Cup winners medals?
  11. Two winning players also went on to be successful World Cup winning coaches, can you name them?
  12. Which was the first Asian country to appear in a World Cup finals tournament?
  13. Which Italian player was sent off in the 1994 World Cup second round match against Nigeria on his 28th birthday?
  14. In 1998 France hosted the competition for the second time, which two other countries have twice hosted the World Cup?
  15. Who was the Scotland manager in the 1978 World Cup?
  16. With England leading West Germany 2-1 in the 1970 World Cup quarter final, Bobby Charlton was substituted, who was his replacement?
  17. Who scored Scotland's only goal in the 1986 World Cup?
  18. Which three teams made up the remainder of Wales' group in the 1958 World Cup?
  19. Who managed the Republic of Ireland team in the 1990 World Cup?
  20. Who scored two goals in the 2002 World Cup Final?
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