World Cup Quiz (2014 Round)

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Brazil hosted the tournament in 2014. How many times had the country hosted the competition before?

a) Never b) Once c) Twice

b) Once


How many of the previous World Cup winners since 1930 qualified for the finals in 2014? A point for each:

Argentina, Brazil, England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Uruguay


What was the name of the Rio de Janiero stadium used to host the final?

Maracanã Stadium



Which of the following was the name of the football used by Adidas throughout the tournament?

a) Brazuca b) Bossa Nova c) Carnavalesca

a) Brazuca


Brazil kicked off the tournament with a 3-1 win over Croatia. Which attacking player scored twice for the hosts?



The Netherlands surprised Spain with a 5-1 victory. A diving header from which Dutch striker was a highlight?

Robin van Persie


England began their campaign losing 2-1 to Italy. Who scored for the Three Lions?

Daniel Sturridge


England bowed out in the group stages having drawn 0-0 with which Central American country?

Costa Rica


Germany impressed throughout the tournament. Which central defender scored the only goal of the game as they beat France 1-0 in the Quarter Finals?

Max Hummels


Brazil hearts were broken when they were dismantled 7-1 by Germany in the Semi Finals. Which then Chelsea player scored Brazil's only goal in the final minutes?