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How Much Do You Know About The World Cup?

No googling allowed.

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    Brazil.

    As you might expect, Brazil are the only team to have appeared in every World Cup.

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    2002.

    The rules reverted to the previous rules, of 30 minutes extra time, followed by a penalty shoot-out. South Korea were the last team to go through in the knock-out stages based on the Golden goal rule.

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    Pelé
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    Miroslav Klose
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    Diego Maradona
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    Gerd Mueller
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    Ronaldo
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    Ferenc Puskas
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    Ronaldo

    Ronaldo has 15 goals across all tournaments, though Klose is only a single goal behind, and will likely be playing in Brazil.

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    Brazil played Scotland.

    Brazil won the match 2-1.

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    There were 13 teams at the first World Cup.

    It was primarily due to European teams being unwilling to travel to South America, where it was being held. The initial four groups were arranged unevenly as a result.

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    Diana Ross.

    Despite the 11m penalty being missed, the goal still fell apart.

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    Italy.

    Italy won the 1982 World Cup with a victory over West Germany.

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    13

    Just Fontaine scored 13 times in his only World Cup appearance, for France in 1958.

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    Italy

    Italia '90, which had the lowest goals-per-game number of any World Cup.

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    The Netherlands have been in three finals, while never winning.

    The Oranje have come close in 1974, 1978 and 2010.

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    Marco Materazzi.

    Italy went on to win on penalties.

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    56 years.

    Both Egypt and Norway went 56 years between World Cup appearances, between 1934-1990, and 1938-1994 respectively.

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    Ronaldo, Boulahrouz, Deco, Sniejder
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    Costinha, Boulahrouz, Deco, Van Bronckhurst
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    Pauleta, Boulahrouz, Ronaldo, Van Bronckhurst
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    Costinha, Boulahrouz, Deco, Van Bronckhurst

    In total, the game also saw 16 yellow cards alongside the 4 reds, setting a World Cup record.

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    Eight times.

    Perennial strugglers Scotland qualified in 1954, 1958, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990 and 1998, but have never got out of the first round.

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    Iniesta.

    Iniesta scored late into extra time to give Spain the win,

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    Three.

    France won the final 3-0.

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    North Korea.

    North Korea were on the receiving end of the beating in the group stages.

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    Florian Albert
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    Norman Whiteside
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    Garrincha
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    Michael Owen
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    Just Fontaine
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    Pelé.

    He was 17 years and 239 days when he scored against Wales in 1958.

 
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