Answers to Sports Quiz - Football Quiz 1


1. Pele

"The king of football" Pele was a Brazilian football player who scored more than 1000 goals in his career and became 3 times winner of the World Cup with Brazil.

2. England

In the 1986 World Cup quarter final, Maradona scored both goals in a 2–1 victory over England that entered football history for two different reasons. First goal was the "Hand of God" which was from a handling foul and the second was the one voted as "The Goal of the Century"

3. 1982

The first time an award was given was in 1982, under the name Golden Shoe. It was renamed Golden Boot in 2010

4. A and D

Diego Maradona and Pele were joint winners of the award. Maradona won the award based on the Internet poll, while Pelé won the award based on votes from FIFA officials, journalists and coaches

5. James Rodríguez

James David Rodriguez Rubio, known as James Rodriguez), is a Colombian professional footballer . He played in the 2014 FIFA World Cup where he won the Golden Boot scoring 6 goals. Thomas Muller of Germany received Silver Boot scoring 5 goals

6. Golden Glove

Lev Yashin was a Soviet goalkeeper. The award was renamed the Golden Glove Award in 2010. The Golden Glove Award is awarded to the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

7. Colombia

Peru was the first nation to win the award after receiving no yellow or red cards in the 1970 FIFA World Cup held in Mexico when it was introduced first.

8. Oleg Salenko

Oleg Anatolyevich Salenko is a retired Russian footballer. Salenko set a World Cup record by scoring five goals in one game, for Russia against Cameroon in 1994 World Cup and earned the Golden Boot

9. Paolo Rossi

In 1982, Paolo Rossi led Italy to the 1982 FIFA World Cup title, scoring six goals to win the Golden Boot as top goalscorer, and the Golden Ball for the player of the tournament.

10. Rogerio Ceni

Rogerio Mucke Ceni is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He scored 131 goals during his career, with all of them coming from free kicks and penalties.


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