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Bappi Lahiri's FIFA tryst

Self-confessed football fan, Bappi Lahiri, takes a quick quiz on the beautiful game.

entertainment Updated: Jun 22, 2010 13:53 IST

Hindustan Times

Self-confessed football fan, Bappi Lahiri, takes a quick quiz on the beautiful game

What does FIFA stand for?
BL-Football International Federation Association
RIGHT ANSWER-Federation Internationale de Football Association

Where is the FIFA headquarters?
BL-Don’t know. (thinks) It's either Brazil or England.
RIGHT ANSWER-Zurich, Switzerland

Which country will host the next world cup?
BL-They haven't announced the venue as yet.

How many times has Netherlands won the Football World Cup?
BL-Netherlands aur New Zealand abhi bachche hai (Netherlands and New Zealand are kids right now).

How many times has Holland won the Football World Cup?
BL-They have never won it.
RIGHT ANSWER-(Netherlands is often referred to as Holland)

Who does John Terry play for?
BL-This time I don't remember that. I'm a huge fan of Ronaldo, Kaka, Ronaldinho and Feminho (Sadly, no such player exists)

How would you rate Sweden's form in the current Football World Cup?
BL-They have played okay so far.
RIGHT ANSWER-Sweden hasn’t qualified for the current World Cup.

When was the Football World Cup last played in Africa?
BL-What Africa are you talking about? Anyway, I can't remember.
RIGHT ANSWER-This is the first Football World Cup in the African continent.

How many times has the US won the World Cup?
BL-They last won in 1952.
RIGHT ANSWER-The US has never won the Football World Cup .

How many times has the US lost a Football World Cup final?
BL-This is the first time that the US is playing the World Cup.
RIGHT ANSWER-US has never reached a Football World Cup final.

What was the result of the Germany-Siberia match?
RIGHT ANSWER-Siberia doesn't play in the current World Cup. It's Serbia.

How many times has Brazil won the Football World Cup?
BL- Five times
(RIGHT ANSWER)–Collin Rodrigues

First Published: Jun 22, 2010 13:40 IST

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