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At what distance was score goal from the longest distance
91,9 m. 91,9 this goal score Asmir Begović. Goal kicked of Artur Boruc
What is the name of that former Real Madrid player?
Julio Iglesias was a goalkeeper for Real Madrid's reserve team. His football career was ruined when he was involved in a serious automobile accident, due to which he was unable to walk for two years. During his hospitalization, a nurse gave him a guitar so that he could recover the dexterity of his hands. In learning to play, he discovered his musical talent.
What does Borussia mean in the name of the Borussia Dortmund club? (this is not a word in German)
Prussia. The name Borussia comes from Latin and means Prussia.
What is the oldest football club in the world?
Sheffield F.C. FIFA officially recognizes Sheffield F.C. as the oldest football club of the world. The club was established in 1857. The photo shows its contemporaneous team. The club is often referred to as "the ancients".
FIFA issued a rule forbidding the organization of official matches in stadiums with an altitude of more than 2,500 metres. There is one exception. Which one?
La Paz (Bolivia). FIFA forbids official matches above 2,500 meters because players may be at greater health risk due to decreased oxygen pressure. La Paz's Hernando Siles Stadium (pictured, 3,637 meters (11,932 feet) above sea level) is excluded from that regulation after intense lobbying by Bolivian authorities.
Which team took 3rd place at the 2004 UEFA European Championship?
Neither. The 1980 edition was the last UEFA European Championship to have a third place match. That was one of the few third place football matches ever to be decided by a penalty shootout, where Czechoslovakia defeated hosts Italy 9-8. For the next edition, the third place playoff was abolished.
How many years did Sir Alex Ferguson manage the Manchester United?
26. Sir Alex Ferguson was appointed manager of Manchester United in November 1986. During his 26 years with Manchester United he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups and two UEFA Champions League titles.
The first football world cup final was won by Uruguay against Argentina 4:2. What was unusual about that game?
Two different balls were used in the final: Argentina supplied the first-half ball (the 'Tiento') and led 2–1 at the break; hosts Uruguay supplied the second-half ball (the 'T-Model', which was larger and heavier; see photo) and won 4–2.