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The Hardest Transfer Window Quiz You'll Take This Summer

Seriously, good luck.

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  1. 1. We'll start easy... which player's transfer history is this?

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    Glenn Helder
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    John Jensen
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    Correct
    Incorrect
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    Dennis Bergkamp
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Dennis Bergkamp

    Pictured here playing Dreamcast with Thierry Henry (what a glorious sentence), if you didn't get it right then you should have stopped.

    Dennis Bergkamp
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  2. 2. Here's a five year cross-section of a famous journeyman striker's career, but who is it?

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    Erik Edman
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    Jermain Defoe
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    Incorrect
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    Peter Crouch
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    Serhiy Rebrov
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Peter Crouch

    Tottenham youth product Peter Crouch has now played for approximately 7,263 clubs (in Europe alone)

    Peter Crouch
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  3. 3. This is somebody's varied football career... but who?

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    Trevor Benjamin
    Correct
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    Marcus Bent
    Correct
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    Ade Akinbiyi
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Marcus Bent

    Marcus Bent
  4. 4. Which of these clubs did Christian Vieri NOT play for?

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    Pisa
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    Juventus
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    Roma
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    Torino
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Roma

    He left Italy at one point because he ran out of clubs

    Roma
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  5. 5. Which cult journeyman came out of retirement this year to play for Bamber Bridge?

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    John Macken
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    Steve Claridge
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    John Terry's brother
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    John Macken

    They're now having to create new clubs so that John Macken has someone to play for.

    John Macken
  6. 6. Which hot Brazilian mess has the following transfer history?

    2002 - Santos (promoted from youth academy); 2005 - Real Madrid; 2008 - Man City; 2010 - Santos (loan); 2010 - AC Milan; 2014 - Santos (loan).

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    Robinho
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    Correct
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    Kaka
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    Correct
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    Elano
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    Correct
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    Geovanni
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Robinho

    Twas Robinho, obviously.

    Robinho
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  7. 7. We have removed ONE club from Robbie Fowler's career history, name the club...

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    Portsmouth
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    Cardiff City
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    Swansea City
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    Sheffield Wednesday
  8. 8. Back over to Italy - which attacking powerhouse has the following transfer history...

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    Roberto Baggio
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    Roberto Mancini
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    Gianluca Vialli
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    Salvatore Schillaci
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Roberto Baggio

    The one and only.

    Roberto Baggio
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  9. 9. Nicolas Anelka has played for 12 clubs during his career, but which was his first club in his senior career?

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    Clairefontaine
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    Arsenal
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    Paris Saint-Germain
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    Real Madrid
  10. 10. OK, let's take it up a notch. Eric Cantona's first club in the UK was Leeds United, but how much did he cost?

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    £500,000
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    £900,000
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    £1.35 million
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    £1.5 million
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    £900,000

    It was a mere £900,000

    £900,000
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  11. 11. And which number did he initially wear when he made his debut for Manchester United on 6 December 1992?

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    7
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    10
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    12
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    12

    He wore the No.12 shirt in his first match

    12
  12. 12. Real Madrid star Raul was the exact opposite of a journeyman striker, but which club did he go to when he eventually left Real?

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    Wolfsburg
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    Schalke
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    Borussia Dortmund
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    Freiburg
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Schalke

    He went to Schalke where he kept up his prolific goalscoring record for two seasons.

    Schalke
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  13. 13. If you don't get this, everyone is going to be very disappointed in you: Which player does this transfer history belong to?

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    Kevin Campbell
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    Kevin Richardson
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    Francis Jeffers
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    Tomasz Radzinski
  14. 14. Oh, hey there, fans of cult Nordic players. We've taken some clubs out of Jari Litmanen's career history. But how many clubs?

    THINK CAREFULLY!

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    Two clubs are missing
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    Incorrect
    Three clubs are missing
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    Four clubs are missing
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Two clubs are missing

    Litmanen had two spells at Ajax, and two at Lahti.

    Two clubs are missing
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  15. 15. This is Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's transfer history, but which two clubs have we removed?

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    Atheltic Bilbao and Middlesbrough
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    Atletico Madrid and Middlesbrough
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Atletico Madrid and Middlesbrough

    Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink was at Atletico before going to Chelsea, and then left Chelsea for Middlesbrough.

    Atletico Madrid and Middlesbrough
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  16. 16. Bonus Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink question: What is his real first name?

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    James
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    John
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    Jerrel
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    Joel
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jerrel

    Your whole childhood is a lie.

    Jerrel
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  17. 17. Only one player has played for BOTH Milan clubs, Real Madrid and Barcelona. But who?

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    Samuel Eto'o
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    Ronaldo
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    Michael Laudrup
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    Luis Figo
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    Correct!
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    Ronaldo

    You have to be pretty great to play for two separate pairs of rival teams and still be regarded as a legend by all of them.

    Ronaldo
  18. 18. But which order did he do it in?

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    Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan
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    Barcelona, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, AC Milan
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    Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Real Madrid
  19. 19. Which striker has played for more Premier League clubs than any other player?

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    Marcus Bent
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    Andy Cole
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    Craig Bellamy
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    Peter Crouch
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Marcus Bent

    He has played for eight Premier League clubs. EIGHT.

    Marcus Bent
  20. 20. And finally... How much (in total) did Marcus Bent fetch in transfer fees to Premier League clubs?

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    £70 million
    Correct
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    £50 million
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    £30 million
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    Incorrect
    £10 million
 
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