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Football quiz: World Cup heroes' club careers


From Roger Milla to Yordan Letchkov, test your knowledge of these World Cup stars’ domestic exploits

Roger Milla danced his way on to the global stage at Italia ’90, having spent the previous season on which French island?

Corsica

Guadeloupe

Réunion

New Caledonia

Complete the sequence: Inter > Werder Bremen > Bayern Munich > ??? > Tottenham

Marseille

Monaco

Manchester United

Milan

Three of England’s starting eleven in the 1966 final played for which club?

Leeds United

Arsenal

Blackpool

West Ham United

At Italia ’90, which club from outside England provided four members of Bobby Robson’s squad?

Barcelona

Marseille

Lazio

Rangers

Sócrates came out of retirement to play for Garforth Town in 2004. What was his only other European club?

Real Madrid

Fiorentina

Borussia Dortmund

Panathinaikos

Sticking with Brazil: Zico’s only outings for a European side came in which team’s black and white kit?

Juventus

Notts County

Udinese

Boavista

In 1950, Joe Gaetjens’ goal secured one of the all-time World Cup shocks as USA beat England. What was the unusual name of his club at the time?

San Angeles

Baltidelphia

Brookhattan

Torontreal

Iran’s Milad Mohammadi earned his 15 seconds of fame at the 2018 World Cup after trying a forward-roll throw-in. Which disputed territory was he playing club football in?

Chechnya

Dagestan

Northern Cyprus

Western Sahara

Only three members of the Spain squad that won the World Cup in 2010 played overseas. Which club did two of them belong to?

Benfica

Bayern Munich

Liverpool

Zenit

Yordan Letchkov was on the books of which club when his goal sent Germany out of the 1994 World Cup?

Hull City

Hamburg

HJK Helsinki

Heracles

Complete the sequence: Roma > Juventus > Real Madrid > Bayern Munich > ???

Arsenal

Chelsea

Tottenham

West Ham

‘I have no intention of paying a salary to someone who has ruined Italian football.’ Which player was this irate Serie A chairman talking about?

Pak Doo-ik

Ahn Jung-hwan

Jakob Johansson

Sergio Goygochea

Just Fontaine scored a record 13 goals for France at the 1958 World Cup while on the books at which club side?

Real Madrid

Benfica

Stade de Reims

Eintracht Frankfurt

Which club sent the most players to the 2018 World Cup?

Real Madrid

Tottenham

Manchester City

Barcelona

Finally, which of these World Cup heroes played for the fewest different clubs?

Saeed Al-Owairan

Lev Yashin

Pak Doo-ik

Ferenc Puskas

14 and above.

Time to lift the trophy

11 and above.

You made a run to the final

6 and above.

Knocked out on penalties

0 and above.

Going out in the group stages

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