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The Professor’s World Cup XI: Croatia and Spain star again answers

| 15.06.2014

1. Spain beat Chile 2-1 at the 2010 World Cup – which two players scored their goals?

David Villa and Andres Iniesta


2. What is the furthest Australia have ever progressed at the World Cup?

The Second Round – 2006 World Cup


3. Can you tell me the name of Croatia’s golden boot winner of 1998?

Davor Suker


4. What relation is Rigobert Song to Barcelona star Alex Song?

Rigobert is Alex’s uncle


5. In which three years did Holland make it all the way to the World Cup final?

1974, 1978 and 2010


6. Who was Australia manager when the Socceroos blew a 2-0 lead in a 1997 World Cup play-off against Iran?

Terry Venables


7. Which former Manchester City and Leicester City midfielder found the net when Switzerland beat Spain at the last World Cup?

Gelson Fernandes


8. Which four players from the Croatia vs France World Cup semi-final of 1998 went on to manage their respective nations?

Didier Deschamps, Laurent Blanc, Slaven Bilic, Igor Stimac


9. Cameroon have now gone five World Cup games without a win – who was the last team they beat at a finals?

Saudi Arabia – 1-0 in the 2002 World Cup


10. Two of Chile’s World Cup squad played in the Championship last season – can you name them and their respective clubs?

Gonzalo Jara (Nottingham Forest) and Jean Beausejour (Wigan Athletic)



11. Who is this World Cup great?

Marcelo Salas of Chile


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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