World Cup History Quiz, 1970-2002
2. What distinction did Zaire’s Muamba Kazadi achieve at the 1974 World Cup?
First African player to earn a red card
First African player to score in a World Cup
First goalkeeper to be substituted for reasons other than injury
First player to score two own goals in one match
3. Who scored the 1000th goal in World Cup history in 1978?
Teofilo Cubillas, Peru
Mario Kempes, Argentina
Rob Rensenbrink, Netherlands
Paolo Rossi, Italy
4. Which player matched Pele and Vava's achievement in 1982 by scoring in two World Cup finals?
Karl Heinz Rummenigge
5. What happened to Uruguay's Jose Batista 55 seconds into his side's opening game against Scotland in 1986?
He was sent off
His shorts fell down
He scored an own goal
6. Which goalkeeper set a World Cup record in 1990 with 517 consecutive shutout minutes?
Bodo Illgner, Germany
Tony Meola, U.S.
Peter Shilton, England
Walter Zenga, Italy
7. Who became the oldest goalscorer in World Cup history in 1994 -- at 42 years, 1 month and 8 days?
Roger Milla, Cameroon
Oleg Salenko, Russia
Carlos Valderrama, Colombia
8. Who scored the only goal for the last-place United States team in 1998, in a loss to Iran?
9. Which is the only team to take part in every World Cup tournament?
Germany (or West Germany)
10. Including 2002, Brazil and Germany have each earned spot in how many World Cup finals?