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The Professor’s World Cup XI: Round 3 answers revealed

| 13.06.2014

1. Which current Germany star has scored three goals in his last three games against Portugal?

Bastian Schweinsteiger

2. Who famously missed an open goal for Nigeria against South Korea at the 2010 World Cup?

Yakubu Aiyegbeni

3. Name the last three nations that the USA have beaten in a World Cup match:

Algeria (2010), Mexico (2006) and Portugal (2006).

4. Can you name the footballing brothers set to shine for Ghana this summer?

Jordan and Andre Ayew

5. Which former Portugal player netted a hat-trick against Germany at Euro 2000?

Sergio Conceicao

6. Which two London clubs currently have players in Iran’s 23-man group?

Fulham (Ashkan Dejagah) and Charlton Athletic (Reza Ghoochannejhad).

7. Which team have Germany knocked out of the last two World Cups?


8. Iran faced-off against Team USA at the 1998 World Cup in France – what was the score?

Iran 2-1 USA

9. Who was Portugal’s top scorer at the 2010 World Cup?

Tiago Mendes – two goals

10. Nigeria’s hopes of success in 1998 were ended by Denmark in the second round – what was the score?

Denmark 4-1 Nigeria

11. Who missed a penalty for Ghana in the last minute of extra time against Uruguay in 2010?

Asamoah Gyan


How did you score?

1-2 – Time to go back to school.

2-4 – Good but not great.

5-7 – Woah! You’re half way there!

8-9 – You’re a World Cup all-star!

10-11 – We’re very, very impressed

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