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Flashcards in World Cup Trivia Deck (31):
1

Which country won the first World Cup?

Uruguay

2

In what year was the first World Cup held?

1930

3

What interval separates successive World Cup ?

four years

4

How many countries have won a World Cup?

seven

5

What country has won the most World Cups?

Brazil

6

How many World Cups has Brazil won?

five

7

How many World Cups has Italy won?

four

8

How many World Cups has Germany won?

three

9

How many World Cups has England won?

one

10

How many World Cups has Argentina won?

two

11

How many World Cups has France won?

one

12

Since the inaugural tournament, how many times has the tournament been cancelled?

twice

13

In what years was the World Cup cancelled?

1942 and 1946

14

How many teams compete in the World Cup final?

32

15

In 1983, what significant event occurred surrounding the World Cup?

The trophy was stolen from the Brazilian Football Association in Rio De Janeiro

16

How many teams competed for qualification for the World Cup in ?

198

17

What Brazilian player has won the title as both a player and coach?

Mário Zagallo

18

What German player has won the title as both a player and coach?

Franz Beckenbauer

19

Who is the only head coach to win multiple World Cups?

Vittorio Pozzo

20

Who has scored the most goals in World Cup play all time?

Ronaldo (15)

21

Who has scored the most goals in a single World Cup?

Just Fontaine (13)

22

Who has appeared in the most World Cups?

Antonio Carbajal (five) and Lothar Mathäus (five)

23

Who has played in the most World Cup matches?

Lothar Mathäus

24

What individual player has won the most World Cups?

Pelé

25

How many World Cups has Pelé won?

three

26

Who has appeared in the most World Cup games as captain of his team?

Diego Maradona (15)

27

Who has scored the most goals in a single World Cup match?

Oleg Salenko (five)

28

Who is the oldest goal scorer in World Cup history?

Roger Milla (age 42)

29

Who is the youngest goal scorer in World Cup history?

Pelé (age 17)

30

How many people worldwide watched the final of the 2006 World Cup?

715 million (one ninth of the world's population)

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