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Can You Pass This Football Maths Exam?

If you ever asked your teacher "what's the point in learning maths?" – well here's the answer.

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  1. 1. Ryan Giggs' shirt number + Cristiano Ronaldo's shirt number = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    18
    Correct
    Incorrect
    19
    Correct
    Incorrect
    20
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    11 + 7 = 18

  2. 2. Alan Shearer, squared = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    81
    Correct
    Incorrect
    100
    Correct
    Incorrect
    121
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    81

    9 x 9 = 81

  3. 3. (Brazilian) Ronaldo x Cristiano Ronaldo = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    90
    Correct
    Incorrect
    70
    Correct
    Incorrect
    63
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    63

    9 x 7 = 63

  4. 4. Ian Wright x 10

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    80
    Correct
    Incorrect
    90
    Correct
    Incorrect
    100
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    80

    8 x 10 = 80

  5. 5. (Roy Keane + Eric Cantona) x Gary Neville = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    38
    Correct
    Incorrect
    42
    Correct
    Incorrect
    46
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    46

    (16 + 7) x 2 = 46

  6. 6. Luis Figo x Zinedine Zidane = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    50
    Correct
    Incorrect
    55
    Correct
    Incorrect
    110
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    50

    10 x 5 = 50

  7. 7. Steven Gerrard + Emile Heskey + Harry Kewell = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    23
    Correct
    Incorrect
    26
    Correct
    Incorrect
    27
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    23

    8 + 8 + 7 = 23

  8. 8. (Roberto Carlos + Ronaldo) x Cafu = ?

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    (Using their respective squad numbers from the 2002 World Cup).

    Correct
    Incorrect
    24
    Correct
    Incorrect
    30
    Correct
    Incorrect
    38
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    30

    (6 + 9) x 2 = 30

  9. 9. (Xavi + Johan Cruyff) x Messi = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    140
    Correct
    Incorrect
    150
    Correct
    Incorrect
    160
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    150

    (6 + 9) x 10 = 150

  10. 10. Thierry Henry, squared = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    100
    Correct
    Incorrect
    168
    Correct
    Incorrect
    196
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    196

    14 x 14 = 196

  11. 11. Milan Baros, cubed = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    125
    Correct
    Incorrect
    343
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1000
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    125

    5 x 5 x 5 = 125

  12. 12. Frank Lampard x Gianfranco Zola = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    160
    Correct
    Incorrect
    200
    Correct
    Incorrect
    300
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    200

    8 x 25 = 200

  13. 13. (Paolo Maldini + Francesco Totti) x Alessandro Del Piero = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    325
    Correct
    Incorrect
    130
    Correct
    Incorrect
    110
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    130

    (3 + 10) x 10 = 130

  14. 14. (Bobby Moore x Paolo Di Canio) ÷ Julian Dicks = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    5
    Correct
    Incorrect
    10
    Correct
    Incorrect
    20
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    20

    (6 x 10) ÷ 3 = 20

  15. 15. Theo Walcott x Tony Adams = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    56
    Correct
    Incorrect
    70
    Correct
    Incorrect
    84
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    14 x 6 = 84

  16. 16. Paul Scholes x 4 = ?

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    (This refers to Paul Scholes' most long-running squad number at Manchester United – not the one he used more recently when he reversed his decision to retire).

    Correct
    Incorrect
    32
    Correct
    Incorrect
    72
    Correct
    Incorrect
    88
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    72

    18 x 4 = 72

  17. 17. Georginio Wijnaldum x Yaya Toure = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    210
    Correct
    Incorrect
    294
    Correct
    Incorrect
    420
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    210

    5 x 42 = 210

  18. 18. FINALLY: Peter Beardsley + Gary Speed + David Ginola = ?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    33
    Correct
    Incorrect
    34
    Correct
    Incorrect
    35
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    33

    8 + 11 + 14 = 33

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