World Cup Trivia

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - FOOTBALL -

29 Who re­ceived the first yel­low card, and when? 30 Who was the first player to take a penalty in a fi­nals shoot-out? 31 Who cap­tained Bafana at the 1998 fi­nals? 32 Who was the first player to score a golden goal at a tour­na­ment? 33 Name the first Asian coun­try to ap­pear at a fi­nals? 34 Who was the first player to score a header in a World Cup fi­nal? 35 France did not have a player sent off in all World Cup tour­na­ments un­til 1998. Who broke their duck? 36 When was drug test­ing first in­tro­duced? 37 Name two play­ers who have tested pos­i­tive since then. 38 Who scored the first penalty in a World Cup fi­nal? 39 Who scored the first own goal at a tour­na­ment? 40 Who scored the 2,000th goal at a fi­nals tour­na­ment? 41 Name the one cham­pion coun­try that failed to win the World Cup as hosts. 42 Turkey’s Hakan Sukur scored the fastest goal at a tour­na­ment. How long into the match was it? 43 Who is the only player to have scored a hat-trick in suc­ces­sive tour­na­ments? 44 Name the player to have scored most goals in a fi­nal. 45 Name the nation to have scored most goals in one fi­nal. 46 Who has the high­est ag­gre­gate of goals at fi­nals tour­na­ments? 47 Who holds the record for the most goals at one tour­na­ment? 48 Name the play­ers to score the most penal­ties in one tour­na­ment. 49 Who was the old­est player to win the World Cup? 50 Who was the youngest player to win the World Cup?

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