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World Cup - Trivia

Questions:

  1. How often is the World Cup Tournament?
  2. What is the name of the original World Cup trophy?
  3. What Country was first to win the WCUP three times?
  4. What country holds the Jules Rimet Cup?
  5. What year did Brazil win their third World Cup?
  6. What european country was 1st winner of the new FIFA World Cup Trophy?
  7. What country hosted the 1994 World Cup?
  8. What country won the 1994 World Cup?

Only seven countries have won the World Cup since 1930 !

Brazil ......winner of five World Cups leads all countries !
Italy ........winner of four World Cups and reigning champions. Germany .winner of three World Cups. 
Uruguay ..winner of the first World Cup
Argentina winner of two World Cups.
England ..winner of one World Cup.
France ....winner of one World Cup..

 

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World Cup Trivia Answers:

  1. The World Cup is held every four years.
  2. Jules Rimet Cup.
  3. Brazil
  4. Brazil
  5. 1970 in Mexico
  6. Germany won the new World Cup Trophy in 1974
  7. USA
  8. Brazil

 

 

National Team

World Cup titles

Runners-up

 Brazil

5 (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)

2 (1950*, 1998)

 Italy

4 (1934*, 1938, 1982, 2006)

2 (1970, 1994)

 Germany^

3 (1954, 1974*, 1990)

4 (1966, 1982, 1986, 2002)

 Argentina

2 (1978*, 1986)

2 (1930, 1990)

 Uruguay

2 (1930*, 1950)

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 France

1 (1998*)

1 (2006)

 England

1 (1966*)

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 Netherlands

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2 (1974, 1978)

 Czechoslovakia#

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2 (1934, 1962)

 Hungary

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2 (1938, 1954)

 Sweden

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1 (1958*)

 

 The Great Players

Questions:

  1. What country did Johann Cruyff captain in the 1978 WCup ?
  2. What Brazilian star was nicknamed the "Little Bird" ?
  3. Who changed the "Libero" to an attacking sweeper position ?
  4. Who won the World Cup as a player (1974) & coach (1990) ?
  5. Who is Edson Arantes Do Nascimento ?
  6. Who was FIFA World Player of the Year in 1993 ?

 Don't peak.......answers are below!

 

Roberto Baggio - Italian National Team
(Editors Note:  Roberto Baggio is only 5' 8" and weighed less than 150 lbs...proving that a world class soccer player does not have to be BIG.   He was incredibly skillful and very quick...which allowed him to compete at the highest level ! )


Answers:

  1. Netherlands
  2. Garrincha - Brazilian National Team
  3. Franz Beckenbauer - German National Team
  4. Franz Beckenbauer - German National Team
  5. Pele - Brazilian National Team
  6. Roberto Baggio - Italian National Team

TSi Director of Coaching Mark Mallon had the honor of hosting Roberto Baggio (FIFA World Player of the Year) and the Italian National Team when He was coaching at Yale University. 

 

 

Franz Beckenbauer is the only person to date who has won the World Cup as both captain (1974) and head coach (1990).

TSi Director of Coaching
Mark Mallon had the honor of hosting Franz Beckenbauer for a weekend in NYC at the famous Waldorf Astoria hotel during the FIFA World Cup USA 1994 draw.  Pele sat in the row next to them...and Coach Mallon also met Gerd Mueller (one of the greatest strikers) of all time from Germany.

Mário Zagallo of Brazil, also won the World Cup as player (1958 and 1962) and head coach (1970).
 
Italy's Vittorio Pozzo is the only head coach to ever win two World Cups. All World Cup winning head coaches were natives of the country they coached to victory.

 

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