Inquizitivity – Christmas Special

Inquizitivity is here with a festival special. None of the questions are related to each other. No special points system. Just enjoy and answer. Have a great new year 2011.

Question 1:

With the clues provided, find out which particular record (‘A‘) I am talking about, which the player won’t be proud of, at all.

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Question 2:

With what ‘dubious distinction’ (‘B‘) are these two players connected with?

Question 3:

Hangeland, Carlton Cole, Leon Osman.

Connect these three footballers. (‘C‘) Hint: The connection is something they won’t be proud of. It happened this year.

Question 4:

1979 – Sunderland

1980 – Villa

1981 – ?

Fill in the blanks appropriately. (‘D‘)

Question 5:

What is the unique achievement of this player? (‘E‘) Identify him first. Hint: Scoring goals.

Question 6:

What is the Connect (‘F‘) between these three footballers? Identify the first one. Hint: World Cup.

Question 7:

Dean Saunders, Ronaldo, Pierre Van Hooijdonk and Laurent Blanc

Connect these 4 ‘unfortunate’ football players. (‘G‘) Hint: European Cup.

Question 8:

Gaetino Scirea, Antonio Cabrini, Marco Tardelli

Connect these three footballers. (‘H‘) Hint: European Record.

Question 9:

AC Milan and Boca Juniors are ranked One.

What kind of club ranking am I talking about? (‘I‘)

Question 10:

Identify this trophy. Identify the player on the right. (‘J‘)

Image - (c) DailyMail

Bonus Question:

Identify the famous footballers by their style statement?

All the best. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. See you again in 2011.

57 Responses to “Inquizitivity – Christmas Special”

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  1. Ranadip Chandra says:

    1.Shola Ameobi.(Dont know the connect).
    4. Brooking (Surnames of the scorers in FA cup finals).
    5. Robert Earnshaw , the only player to score a hat-trick in the EPL, Championship, League One, League Two, the League Cup, the FA Cup and for his country at International level.

    6.Paul Breitner ,Scored in two different FIFA world cup finals.

    7.Played for five teams that won the european cup but never won the cup himself.
    8.Players to have won the three main European club competitions.(European cup,cup winners cup,UEFA cup).

    9.has won 18 (most number) officially recognized UEFA and FIFA international titles.
    10. European Cup-1968 ,George Best,Bill Foulkes on either side of Sir Matt Busby.

    Bonus a.Cesc Fabregas

  2. V S Sankar Raj says:

    A – Shola Ameobi
    He has 41 European appearances with no England call up and now wants to play for Nigeria.

    B – William Gallas & Clive Allen
    To have appeared for Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham.
    Clive Allen played for Tottenham and Chelsea and had a spell with Arsenal early in his career,
    but did not make an appearance for them.

    C – Goal and own goal in the same Premier League game.
    Hangeland, Carlton Cole, Leon Osman.

    D – Surnames of the scorers of the winning goals in the FA Cup finals for each year.
    1979 – Alan Sunderland [Arsenal]
    1980 – Trevor Brooking [West Ham]
    1981 – Ricky Villa [Spurs]

    E – Robert Earnshaw
    He is the only player to have scored hat-tricks in the Premiership, Divisions 1, 2 and 3, the FA Cup, the League Cup and in an international.

    F – Only players to score in two World Cup final matches.
    Paul Breitner [Germany] ,Pele, Zidane

    G- Footballers to have played for four teams that won the european cup
    but never won the cup themselves.
    Dean Saunders, Ronaldo, Pierre Van Hooijdonk and Laurent Blanc

    H -Three of only five players in European football history who have won every international trophy possible in club football.
    Gaetino Scirea, Antonio Cabrini, Marco Tardelli

    I – World ranking for official international club titles
    Both AC Milan and Boca Juniors have won 18 officially recognized UEFA and FIFA international titles and remain tied as having won the most in the world.

    J – European Championship winner’s tropy [The Henri Delaunay Trophy ?]
    Sir Matt busby with George Best to the right.

    Footballer hairstyles:
    David Beckham
    Freddie Ljungberg
    Paul Scharner

  3. A Spaniard in the works says:

    A) Newcastle’s Shola Ameobi- no England call in spite of 41 European games to his belt.
    B) Willaim Gallas and Clive Allen- both played for Chelsea, Spurs and Arsenal. Allen did not play a competitive game for the Gunners.
    C) All have scored a goal and an own goal in the same game.
    D) Trevor Booking. Although, I checked sources which claim he did it in 80 and not 81 as the question specifies. Could you clarify?
    E) Robert Earnshaw- has scored hat tricks in multiple divisions and cup competitions in English football and for his country.
    F) Paul Breitner, along with Zidane, Pele and Vava has scored in 2 different world cup finals.
    G) They’ve played for multiple teams that have won the UCL but have never won it themselves as a player.
    H) All 3 have won all the UEFA club competition trophies.
    I) Both clubs have won maximum number of FIFA recognized international titles.
    J) George Best with the European cup.

    Paul Scharner