World Cup Quiz (2006 Round)

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In which European country did the 2006 World Cup Finals take place?

Germany

 

Frenchman Zinedine Zidane caused controversy when he was sent off in the final. Which nation went on to lift the trophy?

Italy

 

England topped their Group with wins over Paraguay, Trinadad & Tobago and a 2-2 draw with which Scandanavian nation?

Sweden

 

In the Round of 16, Maxi Rodriguez scored one of the goals of the tournament when he controlled a cross field pass on his chest and volley past the Mexican goalkeeper. Which team was he playing for?

Argentina

 

England eventually bowed out in the Quarter-Finals, losing on penalties to Portugal in Gelsenkirchen. Who scored England's only successful penalty during the shoot out?

a) Frank Lampard b) Owen Hargreaves c) Jamie Carragher

b) Owen Hargreaves

 

The hosts Germany made it all the way to the semi finals before losing in extra-time to Italy. Which former Germany striker was in charge of his country?

Jurgen Klinsmann

 

In the final, Zidane had given France an early lead before which former Everton defender equalised?

Marco Materazzi

 

Which German striker finished the tournament as leading goalscorer?

Miroslav Klose