Quiz 056 : Football Quiz 02

Questions

01.) What is the real name of the real name of the great footballer “PELE”?

02.) Who was the captain on English team when they won  1966 FIFA world cup?

03.) Who s the world’s all-time leading goalscorer in the history of men’s international football with 109 goals scored for Iran?

04.) Widely regarded as one of the greatest African players of all time, in 1995, he was named FIFA World Player of the Year and won the Ballon d’Or, becoming the first and to date only African player to win these awards. He became involved in politics in Liberia following his retirement from football and in 2018 he became the President of Liberia in 2018.Who is he?

05.) He is the only player to have been knighted while still playing football, as well as being the first winner of both the European Footballer of the Year and the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year awards. Who is he?

 06.) Regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, He  won the Ballon d’Or three times, in 1983, 1984 and 1985. He also  became the first former player to be elected as the president of UEFA.Name him?

07.) This Italian Football World Cup hero of 1982 almost missed out on the tournament after being banned for almost three years in 1980. He exploded on to the stage with a hat trick in the 3-2 win against Brazil. In the semi final, he scored both the goals against Poland and scored the first goal in the final when Italy defeated West Germany 3-1 to lift the Cup. Who is he?

08.) He is an Argentine former professional footballer who played as a striker. He was the focal point of Argentina’s 1978 World Cup win where he scored twice in the final, and received the Golden Boot as top goalscorer. He also won the Golden Ball for the player of the tournament. Name this player?

09.) He was a Northern Irish professional footballer who played as a winger, spending most of his club career at Manchester United. A highly skillful dribbler, was named European Footballer of the Year in 1968 and came sixth in the FIFA Player of the Century vote. He is regarded as one of the greatest players never to have played at a World Cup. Who is he?

10.) He played for the Japan national team from 1990 to 2000, and was the first Japanese recipient of the Asian Footballer of the Year award. He  holds the records for being the oldest footballer and oldest goalscorer in worldwide professional leagues at the age of 50[7] and, as of 2020, is the oldest active professional footballer in the world at 53.Name him?

Answers

01.) Edson Arantes do Nascimento

02.) Bobby Moore

03.) Ali Daei

04.) George Weah

05.) Stanley Matthews

06.) Michel Platini

07.) Paolo Rossi

08.) Mario Kempes

09.) George Best

10.) Kazuyoshi Miura

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