Quiz No: 002 Who’s this Footballer?


1.) This Dutch player  was named FIFA World Player of the Year in 1992 and won the Ballon d’Or three times, in 1988, 1989 and 1992. But played his last match in 1993 at age 28 due to an injury which forced his retirement two years later. Who is he?

2.) known as “The Divine Ponytail”, he is the only Italian to score in three World Cups, In 1994 FIFA world cup Final he put the decisive spot-kick over the cross-bar, which meant the Brazilians won the title, resulting in one of the most upsetting moments in World Cup history. Who’s is he?

3.) He helped Portugal reach third place at the 1966 World Cup, being the top goalscorer of the tournament with nine goals including four in one match against North Korea, and received the Bronze Ball award. He  won the Ballon d’Or award for European footballer of the year in 1965 and was runner-up in 1962 and 1966.Who’s he?

4.) Regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation, noted in particular for powerful strikes from volleys or from distance while on the run, This Argentine  is the only player in football history to score two hat-tricks in different World Cups. Who’s He?

5.) In 1962, when Pelé got injured, He led Brazil to a World Cup victory with a dominating performance throughout the tournament. He also became the first player to win Golden Ball (Player of the tournament), Golden Boot (Leading Goalscorer) and the World Cup in the same tournament.Who’s He?

6.) He was a Colombian footballer who played as a defender.  He was murdered in the aftermath of the 1994 FIFA World Cup, reportedly as retaliation for having scored an own goal which contributed to the team’s elimination from the tournament. His murder tarnished the image of the country internationally. Who’s He?

7.) He is a French  professional footballer. A prolific forward, he is best known for scoring the most goals in a single edition of the FIFA World Cup, with 13 in six matches in 1958.Who’s He ?

8.) This English former professional footballer. A striker, he remains the only man to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final, when England recorded a 4–2 victory over West Germany at Wembley Stadium in 1966.Who’s He?

9.) This  French footballer, earned 97 caps and score 16 international goals. He represented the country in several international tournaments, including the 1998 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2000, both of which France won. On 28 June 1998, he scored the first golden goal in World Cup history against Paraguay.Who is he?

10.) Twice named European Footballer of the Year, This German player was the first to lift the World cup as captain in 19741 & as a Manager in 1990.Who’s He?

Answers ( Watch the Video link for more details)

1.) Marco van Basten (https://youtu.be/G_L2J5x25kA)

2.) Robertto Bagio (https://youtu.be/myHm_DQcy6k)

3.) Eusibio (https://youtu.be/3qx5XI2lj4U)

4.) Gabriel Batistuta (https://youtu.be/vLWHmwIdcDk)

5.) Garrincha

6.) Andrés Escobar

7.) Just Fontaine

8.) Geoff Hurst

9.) Laurent Blanc

10.) Franz Beckenbauer

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