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The Professor’s World Cup XI: Dutch delight Quiz answers

| 10.06.2014

The World Cup kicks into gear this Friday with three fantastic games in the offing, including a repeat of the 2010 final between Holland and Spain.

And what better accompaniment to the games then another round of questions straight from the Professor himself. Remember – it’s just for fun!

1. Provided he features for Cameroon in Brazil, how many World Cups will Samuel Eto’o have played in?

Four – 1998, 2002, 2010 and 2014

2. Which former Bolton Wanderers star played and scored for Mexico at the 2002 World Cup?

Jared Borgetti

3. Who was sent off for Holland against Spain in the 2010 final?

John Heitinga

4. Name the strike partnership that lit-up the 1998 World Cup for Chile?

Ivan Zamorano and Marcelo Salas

5. Which referee became infamous for showing Josip Simunic three yellow cards against Australia in 2006?

Graham Poll

6. Which team has eliminated Mexico from the last two World Cups?


7. In 1998 Holland’s Dennis Bergkamp scored arguably the greatest ever goal at a World Cup against Argentina – who supplied the pass for his wonder strike?

Frank de Boer

8. How many current Atletico Madrid players have been included in Spain’s squad for Brazil?

 Three – Juanfran, Koke and Diego Costa. David Villa has signed for New York City while Costa has yet to move to Chelsea.

9. Who won the World Cup last time it was hosted by Chile?


10. Which Australia-born defender was part of England’s World Cup squad in 1990?

 Tony Dorigo

11. Name this famously sweaty manager who took charge of Spain at the 2002 finals:

Jose Camacho

How did you score?

0-2 – You don’t like football, do you?

3-4 – More revision is required

5-6 – I like it, I like it a lot

7-8 – You’re getting good at this

9-10 – A helluva a score!

11 – You’re a perfect 11

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Jack Beresford

Jack Beresford is a content writer with over five years of experience in writing about sport and betting, including a two-year spell with Axonn Media. Contributes articles to HereIsTheCity and Lad Bible, while previous credits include Bwin, FTB Pro, Bleacher Report and the QBE rugby. Avid follower of tennis, rugby union, motorsport and football, Jack also writes about poker for Cardspiel.com alongside Guardian journalist Dominic Wells.