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By Paul Yarden | 26th MAY 2020

World Cup Quiz! Know your FIFA World Cup Football Players, Top Scorers, Teams and Trivia? Try these 40 World Cup Quiz Questions and find out now! MyFootballFacts brings you a collection of World Cup Quiz Questions from our Daily Football Quiz Questions ahead of Qatar 2022 World Cup Games. Use these questions to create a World Cup Quiz to ask your friends and family. You can find the Answers here or simply search MyFootballFacts trove of football trivia.  Enjoy!

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World Cup Questions 

  1. Who was the first FIFA World Cup Winner to play for a Foreign Club at the time?

  2. Which African player has scored the most aggregate goals in FIFA World Cup Finals Tournaments?

  3. Which three England Players scored goals at the 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals in South Africa?

  4. Which six Players won FIFA World Cup Medals while with Paris Saint-Germain?

  5. Which four Turkish players appeared in World Cup Finals while contracted to English Clubs?

  6. Which was the only FIFA World Cup to date that all four “Home Nations” qualified for the Finals?

  7. Which six Nations only scored a goal each at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup?

  8. Which four of the eight Stadiums used for the 1966 FIFA World Cup are still in use?

  9. Which five Tottenham Hotspur Players were in England’s 2010 FIFA World Cup Squad in South Africa?

  10. Which was the only FIFA World Cup tournament not to have a Final match?

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  11. Which six Frenchmen scored Goals at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals?

  12. Who was the first used substitute in a FIFA World Cup Finals Tournament?

  13. Which countries have competed in FIFA World Cup qualification matches in Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and South America?

  14. How many FIFA World Cup Finals have Australia qualified for?

  15. How many times have England played the Host Nation at FIFA World Cup Final Tournaments?

  16. Which were the first five Asian Nations to compete in a FIFA World Cup Finals Tournament?

  17. Which two Arsenal players participated in FIFA World Cup Finals with Scotland?

  18. Who was the last England player to make his full international debut during a FIFA World Cup Finals tournament?

  19. Which six Nations made their debut appearance at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany?

  20. Which two Africans played in FIFA World Cup Finals while contracted to Liverpool?

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  21. Who was the only manager to win the FIFA World Cup twice?

  22. Which are the only two African clubs to reach the Final of FIFAs Club World Cup?

  23. How many of England’s 22-man FIFA 1966 World Cup Finals squad were under contract with London clubs?

  24. Which was the first FIFA World Cup Finals tournament to feature substitutes?

  25. Which four players affiliated with West Ham United participated in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals in Russia?

  26. Which clubs did West Ham United’s 1966 World Cup Winners Geoff Hurst, Bobby Moore & Martin Peters move to?

  27. Which four players affiliated to Spanish Clubs won the FIFA World Cup Golden Boot?

  28. What was the highest number of goals scored in a FIFA World Cup Finals tournament match?

  29. Which country withdrew from Spain & Ireland’s qualification group for the 1966 World Cup?

  30. Which three countries participated in a FIFA World Cup Finals for the first time in 1990?

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  31. Which five players aged 23 or under were in England’s FIFA World Cup Squad for Russia 2018?

  32. Which is the only African country to have won the FIFA Youth (U-20) World Cup?

  33. Which are the only two countries outside of Europe and South America to appear in a FIFA World Cup Finals Tournament Semi-Final?

  34. Which Argentinian player has scored the most goals in FIFA World Cup Finals tournaments?

  35. Which English football club has supplied the most players to FIFA World Cup Finals from 1950 to 2018?

  36. Who was the only Italian player affiliated with an English club to appear in a FIFA World Cup Final tournament?

  37. When was the only time that two brothers played against each other in a FIFA World Cup Finals tournament?

  38. Which five players affiliated to AC Milan participated in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals in Russia?

  39. Which four players scored goals for England at the 1966 FIFA World Cup Finals?

  40. Which three players at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals were affiliated to Aston Villa?


World Cup Quiz Answers

  1. West Germany’s Günter Netzer in 1974 playing for Real Madrid in Spain.

  2. Asamoah Gyan of  Ghana with 6 goals (1 goal in 2006, 3 goals in 2010 and 2 goals in 2014).

  3. Steven Gerrard (v United States), Jermain Defoe (v Slovenia) and Matthew Upson (v Germany).

  4. Raí​ (1994 Brazil), Bernard Lama (1998 France), Ronaldinho (2002 Brazil), Presnel Kimpembe (2018 France), Kylian Mbappé (2018 France) and Alphonse Areola (2018 France).

  5. Alpay Özalan (Aston Villa 2002), Tugay Kerimoğlu (Blackburn Rovers 2002), Hakan Ünsal (Blackburn Rovers 2002) and Mustafa İzzet (Leicester City 2002).

  6. Sweden in 1958. England & Scotland went out in the first round, Wales and Northern Ireland made the Quarter Finals.

  7. South Korea, China, South Africa, Jamaica, New Zealand and Thailand​.

  8. Old Trafford (Manchester), Villa Park (Birmingham), Goodison Park (Liverpool) and Hillsborough Stadium (Sheffield).

  9. Michael Dawson, Aaron Lennon, Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe and Ledley King​.

  10. 1950 in Brazil. The top four teams (Brazil, Spain, Sweden & Uruguay) played in a mini-league against each other. Uruguay finished champions.

  11. Antoine Griezmann​ (4 goals), Kylian Mbappé (4 goals), Benjamin Pavard, Paul Pogba, Samuel Umtiti and Raphaël Varane.

  12. Anatoli Pusach came-on at halftime for the USSR against Mexico in the opening match of the 1970 World Cup Finals.

  13. Israel & Australia

  14. Five: 1974 West Germany, 2006 Germany, 2010 South Africa and 2014 Brazil, 2018 Russia.

  15. Michael Dawson, Aaron Lennon, Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe and Ledley King​.

  16. Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia 1938), South Korea (1954), North Korea (1966), Israel (1970) and Iran (1978).

  17. George Wood (1982) and Charlie Nicholas (1986).

  18. Striker Allan Clarke, then of Leeds United, made his England debut and scored the winning goal against Czechoslovakia during the 1970 World Cup

  19. Angola, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago and Ukraine.

  20. Kolo Touré (Côte d’Ivoire, 2014), Victor Moses (Nigeria, 2014), Mohamed Saleh (Egypt, 2014) and Sadio Mané (Senegal, 2018)

  21. Vittorio Pozzo of Italy in 1934 & 1938.

  22. Tout Puissant Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of the Congo were losing Finalists to Inter Milan in 2010 and Raja Casablanca of Morocco were losing Finalists to Bayern Munich in 2013.

  23. Seven: Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst & Martin Peters (all West Ham United), George Cohen (Fulham), Jimmy Greaves (Tottenham Hotspur),  Peter Bonetti (Chelsea) and George Eastham (Arsenal).

  24. Mexico 1970: Anatoly Puzach of the USSR was the first used substitute in the opening game against Mexico.

  25. Cheikhou Kouyaté​ (Senegal), Manuel Lanzini (Argentina), João Mário (Portugal) and Javier Hernández (Mexico).

  26. Geoff Hurst to Stoke City (August 1972), Bobby Moore to Fulham (March 1974) and Martin Peters to Tottenham Hotspur (March 1970).

  27. Mario Kempes​ (Valencia & Argentina 1978), Oleg Salenko (Logroñés & Russia 1994), Hristo Stoichkov (Barcelona & Bulgaria 1994) and Davor Šuker (Real Madrid & Croatia 1998).

  28. The 12 goals scored during Austria 7-5 Switzerland at the 1954 World Cup Quarter Final in Lausanne, Switzerland.

  29. Syria were to have been the third country in the group but withdrew in support of limited African allocations. Spain beat Ireland after a play-off.

  30. Republic of Ireland (reached Quarter Finals), Costa Rica (reached Second Round) and United Arab Emirates (Group Stage).

  31. Raheem Sterling​ (Manchester City, aged 23), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United, aged 20), Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur, aged 23), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Crystal Palace on loan from Chelsea, aged 22) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool, aged 19).

  32. Ghana beat Brazil on penalties in the 2009 FIFA Youth World Cup in Egypt.

  33. The United States of America (1930 Finals, Uruguay) and South Korea (2002 Finals, Japan & South Korea)

  34. Gabriel Batistuta with 10 goals (4 in 1994, 5 in 1998 & 1 in 2002).

  35. Manchester United have provided 99 players to FIFA World Cup Finals from 1950 to 2018

  36. Roberto Di Matteo with Chelsea at the 1998 Finals in France.

  37. During the 2010 Finals in South Africa when Jerome Boateng’s Germany beat Kevin-Prince Boateng’s Ghana 1-0.

  38. Lucas Biglia​ (Argentina), André Silva (Portugal), Nikola Kalinić (Croatia), Cristián Zapata (Colombia) and Ricardo Rodríguez (Switzerland).

  39. Geoff Hurst (4 goals), Roger Hunt (4 goals), Bobby Charlton (3 goals) and Martin Peters (1 goal).

  40. Birkir Bjarnason​ (Iceland), Mile Jedinak (Australia) and Ahmed Elmohamady (Egypt).

Paul Yarden is Founder and Editor of MyFootballFacts

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