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The really tough World Cup trivia quiz

You may know about Messi in the finest details. You know all there is to know about Germany and its well-oiled machine. But trivia? Well, that's another story. Play our trivia quiz and have fun!

brunch Updated: Jun 06, 2014 18:44 IST

You may know about Messi in the finest details. You know all there is to know about Germany and its well-oiled machine. But trivia? Well, that's another story.

Play our trivia quiz (below) and have fun!

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1 Who has designed the FIFA World Cup trophy?
2 What is the name of the dog who found the stolen World Cup trophy before the 1966 World Cup?
3 Who is the only goalkeeper till now to have won the golden ball trophy in the World Cup?
4 You may be familiar with the vuvuzela, the musical instrument fans played during the 2010 South Africa World Cup. Which is the official musical instrument for Brazil 2014, which was banned in stadiums owing to security reasons?
5 What is the official song for the 2014 World Cup?
6 Which country will make its World Cup debut at Brazil?
7 Which superstar batsman has won the cricket World Cup and also represented his country in the football World Cup qualifiers?
8 Which player was famously headbutted by Zinedine Zidane in the 2006 World Cup?
9 Apart from Mário Zagallo, who is the only other person to have won a World Cup both as a player and a coach?
10 Which player was shown 3 yellow cards before being sent off in the 2006 World Cup?
11 For kicking which player was David Beckham sent off in the 1998 World Cup?
12 Which English player's goal was disallowed in the 2010 World Cup due to which goal-line technology has been introduced in this year's World Cup?
13 Last World Cup's finalists Spain and Netherlands will again face off in their group's opening match in the 2014 World Cup. Which group do they belong to?
14 In Italia 90, Frank Rijkaard famously spat on a German player, who was he and what was the provocation?
15 From which iconic footballer did Argentina captain and brilliant footballer Lionel Messi inherit the number 10 football shirt from at the Barcelona Football Club?
16 In which World Cup were red and yellow cards introduced?
17 In which country will the 2018 world cup be held?
18Which goalkeeper has spent the most minutes in a World Cup without conceding a single goal?
19 Against which team did former England captain and one-time underwear model David Beckham score his only free kick goal in the World Cup?
20 Which coach had promised to shave off his head if his team won the World Cup?

1. Silvio Gazzaniga; 2. Pickles; 3. Oliver Kahn; 4. Caxirola; 5. We Are One (Ole Ola) by Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte; 6. Bosnia and Herzegovina; 7. Sir Isaac Alexander Vivian Richards; 8. Marco Materazzi; 9. German legend, the Franz 'der Kaiser' Beckenbauer; 10. Josip Šimunic of Croatia. He won't get an opportunity to provoke referees in this World Cup since he is banned for a Fascist salute; 11. Current Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone; 12. Frank Lampard; 13. Group B; 14. Rijkaard spat on Rudi Völler, the German forward, part of the winning squad in 1990. People assumed it was a racist taunt, something Rijkaard later denied; 15. From Brazilian legend Ronaldinho in the 2008-09 season; 16. The 1970 World Cup in Mexico; 17. Russia; 18. Walter Zenga of Italy didn't concede a goal for 517 minutes. Winger Claudio Caniggia broke the deadlock thanks to a pass by Diego 'God' Maradona; 19. Paraguay; 20. Italian coach Marcello Lippi in 2006. He didn't keep his promise

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