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The Professor’s World Cup XI: Try our Dutch delight of a Quiz

| 12.06.2014

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?


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


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


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


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


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?


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


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?


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

SUWON, REPUBLIC OF KOREA:  Spain's coach Jose Antonio Camacho reacts during their second round match against Ireland at the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan in Suwon, 16 June 2002.  Spain were leading 1-0 as play continues in the second half.  The winner will meet either South Korea or Italy in the quarter-finals 22 June in Gwangju.     AFP PHOTO/Pornchai KITTIWONGSAKUL (Photo credit should read PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)


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