10 most difficult football riddlesFootball quiz
The only player to have received a Super Ballon d'Or...?
On December 24, 1989, Alfredo di Stefano was awarded a Super Ballon d'Or. To this day, he remains the only player to have received this award. It was an accolade awarded by France Football in recognition of his outstanding career achievements. Johan Cryuff and Michel Platini were shortlisted for this award as well. But Real Madrid's Blond Arrow won the vote and was given this unique distinction.
In which of these clubs did Kevin Richardson not play?
Kevin Richardson (born December 4, 1962) - a former English footballer in the midfield position. During his career he represented such football clubs as Everton, Watford, Arsenal, Real Sociedad San Sebastián, Aston Villa, Coventry City, Southampton, Barnsley and Blackpool.
Which of these players played in Liverpool, Everton, Manchester City and Manchester United?
Peter Beardsley is an English former footballer who played as a forward or midfielder between 1979 and 1999. In 1987, he set a record transfer fee in the English game and represented his country 59 times between 1986 and 1996, At club level, he played for Newcastle United, Liverpool and Everton, having also had spells with Carlisle United, Manchester United, Manchester City.
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.
What does the FIFA acronym stand for?
Federation of International Football Authorities
Football International Federation Authority
Federated International Football Agency
Fédération Internationale de Football Association
FIFA is responsible for the organization of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup. It was created in Paris in 1904. Today the headquarters of FIFA are located in Zürich, Switzerland.
This is Telstar, the world's first communication satellite. What was named after it?
Stadium in France
Sport channel in TV
TV transmission of a match
The Adidas Telstar was the first 1970 World Cup ball to use the now-familiar design, consisting of 12 black pentagonal and 20 white hexagonal panels. It was named after the Telstar satellites launched in 1962.
When did the German national football team win its first World Cup?
Germany saw its first World Cup victory in 1954 in Switzerland. It is known as the Miracle of Bern, as Germany managed to beat the heavily favoured Golden Team of Hungary 3–2. Since then, the team won another three and along with Italy it is the second, after Brazil, most successful national team in World Cup history.
Which Greek football team was a European Cup finalist?
In 1971, under the guidance of Ferenc Puskás, Panathinaikos were 1970–71 European Cup finalists, the first and only Greek team until today, losing 2–0 to Ajax at Wembley Stadium.
Which national team won the UEFA European Championship in 1992
Denmark won the 1992 championship. The team had qualified only after Yugoslavia was disqualified as a result of the breakup and warfare in the country.
During which Olympic Games did the Soviet Union beat Yugoslavia in the football final on 8th of December?
Los Angeles, 1932
Due to the reversal of seasons in the Southern Hemisphere, the Games were held during the northern winter. This was thought likely to inconvenience athletes from the Northern Hemisphere who were accustomed to resting during their winter. Next Olympic Games in Australia (Sydney 2000), were held in September.