Football is known as the beautiful game. One of the most popular games played in more than 200 nations by approximately more than 250 million players of all categories. Imagine the fan base of the game when only the playing power is almost 250 million! This does not stop here because the fans are increasing day by day. From the streets of Brazil to the high rise buildings of Tokyo, football is a universal language spoken throughout the world. Apart from the sport side of things, financially speaking football World Cup is only second to the Super Bowl. The revenue generated is matched by no other sport whatsoever.
No matter which sport you like, a sports trivia is always a good way to boast about your knowledge of the game. The current situation of the footballing world is easy to remember due to significant media coverage and social media repetition. Therefore, the real deal might be to check your knowledge of the days gone by. Football history and tradition shall be tested in this football trivia. Take a deep breath and get ready for a jog through footballing history!
Below we have compiled fifteen multiple choice trivia questions about football history and traditions:
Which of the below term is considered as an early type of football by FIFA?
In which year was football inaugural World Cup played officially?
Which country was the host of the first official football World Cup?
Who was the inventor of yellow and red cards in football?
Which nation was the first one to win the football World Cup?
Who scored the first goal in football World Cup history?
Who scored the first football World Cup hat trick?
Who scored the goal famously known as ‘Hand of God’ in 1986?
Before his ‘Hand of God’ goal, who directed the ball to the goal scorer?
In the 1990 football World Cup which Netherlands player spat at Rudi Voller?
At the opening ceremony of football World Cup 1994, which celebrity put a penalty wide?
Which city has the most number of football clubs playing in its country’s highest division?
On the day of 2002 World Cup final, another ‘final’ was played among the world’s two lowest ranked nations. Who came out victorious?
The Dutch team won the last European club competition in which year?
The earliest footballs were made from which part of an animal’s body?
Now that you have made your choices from the options given below each question, don’t forget to check out the answers. Following are the correct options to the trivia questions above:
Final thoughts – This football trivia must have given you a unique insight into football history and tradition. Moreover, your knowledge of the game must have improved significantly. Refer a friend to try this trivia and match your scores to know who gets the bragging rights!