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Quiz Time: Manchester United and the World Cup/European Championships

August 13, 2009

The work week is almost over and we’re all ready to let the brains relax a little, but here are 10 questions from August’s issue of Inside United magazine to ensure at least your football knowledge is fit for the long-awaited madness that is coming this weekend.

Have you been following the Reds International Performances?

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo scored just one goal in Euro 2008; Can you name the team on the receiving end?
  2. Only 3 united players played a part in the Euro 2008 finals.  Who were they?
  3. Name the 2 Reds who started England’s opening game in the 2006 World Cup Finals in Germany.
  4. What type of injury hampered Wayne Rooney’s preparation for that 2006 tournament?
  5. Euro 2004 host nation Portugal (and Ronaldo) lost out to which team in the final?
  6. Rooney scored 4 times in 2 Euro 2004 group matches- but what were the opposing sides?
  7. Which United player scored the goal that knocked Portugal out of the World Cup 2002 finals?
  8. Roy Keane’s Republic of Ireland pulled off a shock win in the 1994 World Cup by beating a tournament favorite in the group stage, 1-0; Can you name the defeated side?
  9. Paul Scholes scored on his world cup finals debut in 1998- but who were the opponents?
  10. Going right back to 1966, name the United players who took part in the World Cup Final.

And the Answers….

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  1. Czech Republic
  2. Cristiano Ronaldo, Patrice Evra, Edwin van der Sar
  3. Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand
  4. Metatarsal fracture
  5. Greece
  6. Croatia and Switzerland
  7. Ji-Sung Park
  8. Italy
  9. Tunisia
  10. Bobby Charlton, Nobby Stiles

How’d you do?  We’ll be bringing you more quizzes in the next few weeks so check back in to see if you can beat your score.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. August 14, 2009 12:29 am

    8 out of 10. got the third question wrong, ferdinand and rooney, and the last one – could only think of bobby charlton.

  2. August 14, 2009 3:07 am

    Ah it never ceases to amaze me how men can retain and recall information like the starting 11 of some obscure match in 1988 but can’t seem to remember to put the toilet seat down.

  3. August 14, 2009 6:27 am

    2 out of 10. At least now I can confirm I’m not a United fan!

    Why can’t girls be the ones who put the seat down themselves?

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