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FIFA World Cup History

Can you answer 5 questions related to every FIFA World Cup in history?
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1930 FIFA World Cup
Host country and the winner
Uruguay
Player who scored first World Cup goal
Lucien Laurent
Number of teams participated in the first World Cup
13
Stadium with 90,000 capacity the final was played
Estadio Centenario
Top goal scorer from Uruguay
Guillermo Stabile
 
 
1934 FIFA World Cup
Host country and the winner
Italy
First ever African team to participate at World Cup
Egypt
Italian player after whom the San Siro stadium in Milan is named
Giuseppe Meazza
Legendary Spanish goalkeeper
Ricardo Zamora
Top goal scorer from Czechoslovakia
Oldrich Nejedly
 
 
1938 FIFA World Cup
City where the final match took place
Paris
Latin American nation with first and only World Cup appearance
Cuba
Informal name for the match Brazil v Czechoslovakia that had a series of brutal fouls by both sides
Battle of Bordeaux
Top goal scorer from Brazil
Leônidas
Team that withdrew as their county unified with Germany
Austria
 
 
1950 FIFA World Cup
Gold trophy that was first awarded to the winners
Jules Rimet Trophy
Stadium where 199,854 people watched Brazil v Uruguay
Maracana
Top goal scorer from Brazil with 9 goals
Ademir
Uruguayan star who scored a goal in the deciding match
Juan Alberto Schiaffino
First British team that played at World Cup
England
 
 
1954 FIFA World Cup
Host country
Switzerland
German player who scored the winning goal in the final
Helmut Rahn
Heavily favoured Golden Team that Germans beat in the final
Hungary
Name of the final match known in Germany
Miracle of Bern
Top goal scorer from Hungary
Sándor Kocsis
 
 
1958 FIFA World Cup
Host country and the finalist
Sweden
Youngest player to play in a World Cup final match at 17 years
Pelé
Oldest goalscorer in a World Cup final
Niels Liedholm
Legendary Soviet goalkeeper
Lev Yashin
Top goal scorer with 13 goals
Just Fontaine
 
 
1962 FIFA World Cup
Host country
Chile
Natural disaster on 22 May 1960 that forced the modification of the World Cup's calendar
The Valdivia earthquake
Hungarian player who switched national team and played for Spain
Ferenc Puskás
Brazilian winger who finished joint top scorer
Garrincha
Team that Brazil defeated in the final
Czechoslovakia
 
 
1966 FIFA World Cup
Stadium that hosted the final match
Wembley Stadium
Continent that boycotted the tournament after FIFA ruled that there would be no direct qualification
Africa
Best goalkeeper of the tournament
Gordon Banks
Top goal scorer from Portugal
Eusébio
English player who scored hat-trick in the final
Geoff Hurst
 
 
1970 FIFA World Cup
Host country
Mexico
Company that published its first FIFA World Cup sticker album
Panini
First man to win the World Cup both as player and coach
Mário Zagallo
Result that Brazil defeated Italy in the final
4-1
Top goal scorer from West Germany
Gerd Müller
 
 
1974 FIFA World Cup
Name of the current trophy that was first time awarded
FIFA World Cup Trophy
Captain of the German national team that won the title
Franz Beckenbauer
First ever Oceanian team to participate at World Cup
Australia
Top goal scorer from Poland
Grzegorz Lato
Captain of the runners-up Dutch national team
Johan Cruyff
 
 
1978 FIFA World Cup
World Cup mascot
Gauchito
Stadium that hosted the final match
Estadio Monumental
Player who scored two goals for Argentina in the final
Mario Kempes
Team that Argentina defeated in the final
Netherlands
Peruan star who scored 5 goals
Teofilio Cubillas
 
 
1982 FIFA World Cup
Popular name of the semi-final match West Germany v France
Night of Seville
Team that Hungary defeated 10-1
El Salvador
Italy's 40-year-old goalkeeper and captain who became the oldest player to win the World Cup
Dino Zoff
City that was the host of the final
Madrid
Golden Ball winner and top goal scorer
Paolo Rossi
 
 
1986 FIFA World Cup
First African and Arab national team to have passed the first round of the World Cup
Morocco
Country originally chosen to host the World Cup
Colombia
Player who scored the "Hand of God" goal
Diego Maradona
Top goal scorer from England
Gary Lineker
Stadium where the final game was played
Estadio Azteca
 
 
1990 FIFA World Cup
World Cup mascot
Ciao
First African county to reach quarter-finals in World Cup history
Cameroon
Last World Cup appearance of an Eastern Bloc team
Soviet Union
Golden Ball winner and top goal scorer
Salvatore Schillaci
Argentine goalkeeper who was the hero in consecutive penalty shoot-outs
Sergio Goycochea
 
 
1994 FIFA World Cup
Host country
United States
Russian who scored 5 goals against Cameroon
Oleg Salenko
Stadium where the final game was played
Rose Bowl
Colombian player who lost his life after scoring an own goal
Andrés Escobar
Player who missed the decisive penalty for Italy in the final
Roberto Baggio
 
 
1998 FIFA World Cup
Animal named Footix that was the offical mascot
Rooster
German player who recorded 25th appearance in his 5th World Cup
Lothar Matthäus
Golden Glove
Fabien Barthez
Top goal scorer from Croatia
Davor Šuker
Player who scored two goals for France in the final
Zinedine Zidane
 
 
2002 FIFA World Cup
Host countries
Japan / South Korea
Best goalkeeper of the tournament
Oliver Kahn
Coach of Brazilian winning national team
Luiz Felipe Scolari
Rule that was used last time when first goal scored in extra time wins the match
Golden Goal
Player who scored both goals for Brazil in the final
Ronaldo
 
 
2006 FIFA World Cup
Host country
Germany
Nation that first appeared after dissolution of Yugoslavia
Serbia and Montenegro
Player that Zinedine Zidane head-butted and got sent off in the final match
Marco Materazzi
Best goalkeeper of the tournament
Gianluigi Buffon
Top goal scorer from Germany
Miroslav Klose
 
 
2010 FIFA World Cup
City in South Africa where the final was played
Johannesburg
Official World Cup song performed by Shakira
Waka Waka
Last name of first two brothers playing for opposite nations
Boateng
Long horn blown by fans throughout matches
Vuvuzela
Player who scored the winning goal in extra time in the final for Spain
Andrés Iniesta
 
 
2014 FIFA World Cup
European nation that was the only debutant
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Result that Germany defeated Brazil in the semi-finals
7-1
Best goalkeeper of the tournament
Manuel Neuer
Top goal scorer from Colombia
James Rodríguez
Player who scored the winning goal in extra time in the final for Germany
Mario Götze
 
 
2018 FIFA World Cup
Host country
Russia
Best goalkeeper of the tournament
Thibaut Courtois
Golden Ball winner
Luka Modrić
Name of the technology that was used for the first time
VAR
Top goal scorer from England
Harry Kane
 
 
2022 FIFA World Cup
Host country
Qatar
Team that beat world champions 2-1 in their first match
Saudi Arabia
Stadium where the final game was played
Lusail Stadium
Winning team captain
Lionel Messi
Player who scored hat-trick in the final
Kylian Mbappé
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