June 17, 2014

World Cup Soccer Trivia Quiz

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What’s the most popular sport in the world? Coming in as the most-watched, most-played in over 200 countries by over 3 billion people . . . soccer! In the streets, in backyards, schools and stadiums, all you need is a ball to get this game going.

As you may know, the World Cup is taking place now through July 13. Out of 209 countries with national teams, the top 32 teams qualified to compete for the title of World Cup champion. All month long, these 32 teams will play matches against each other until there is only 1 victorious team left. Who will it be in 2014?FIFA World Cup 2014 groups

The first World Cup was in 1930, and is held every 4 years. Like the Olympics, it alternates host countries and this year it is in Brazil. How much do you know about soccer and the World Cup? Compete in our Tuesday Trivia Quiz below:

  1. Which country is the reigning World Cup champion from 2010?
  2. Which country has won the most World Cups?
  3. In every country in the world except for the United States, what is the sport of “soccer” called?
  4. Name the Brazilian player who was named World Player of the Century and is considered to be the greatest player of all time. He won 3 World Cups in 1958, 1962, and 1970.
  5. TRUE or FALSE. If you win the World Cup, you have to give it back at the end of your country’s reign.
  6. TRUE or FALSE. Most American soccer players stay in the U.S.A. instead of going abroad to play pro soccer.
  7. Lionel Messi is currently considered to be the best soccer player in the world, challenging even the great Pele. What country is he from?
  8. Where will the next World Cup be held in 2018?

So kick off this quiz, and write down your best answers in the Comments below. Click here to check the score  . . . or to see how many you got right, that is!

Ratha, STACKS Writer

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  1. Nathan

    I think Netherlands could win, but Brazil could too.
    1 Spain
    2 Brazil
    3 football
    4 Pele
    5 false
    6 false
    7 Argentina
    8 Russia

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  2. tealactor24

    That game was 35 sec. to long !!!!!!!!!!!!!! :( we have to look up to the next game. That was a very dramatic tie

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  3. energeticcoin16

    i love soccer and even tough i hurt my self in my soccer so even if you got hurt doing one thing i believe that you should not stop everyone gets hurt balm it on someone else but it was your fault you owe your self so believe in your self to live and survive you need sports and you are good at that sport even soccer i was going to quit but i did not and now i am happy i did not quit

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  4. sleepyivory10

    I love MESSI so much. That’s why I’m rooting for ARGENTINA. Maybe this year the best soccer player in the world will win this year’s 2014 FIFA world cup Brazil championship.

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  5. Anonymous

    I love Lionel Messi he’s my favorite out of anyone in the 32 teams. THATS WHT IM ROOTING FOR ARGENTINA!!!!!

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  6. swampenergetic12

    I have the whole album and christiano ronaldo is amazing. But I am rooting for ECUADOR.
    I am from there and they are going to win I feel it
    ~MSE

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  7. pinkbrilliant20

    1. Spain
    2. Brazil
    3. Football
    4. Pele
    5. False
    6. False
    7. Argentina
    8. Russia

    I love the watching the world cup. My favorite team is Germany.

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  8. soccerpenguin91

    1. Spain
    2. Brazil
    3. Futbol
    4. Pele
    5. False
    6. True
    7. Argentina
    8. Russia

    Too easy! the only questions that i was a bit iffy on was 5 and 6.

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