On this special edition, we’ll come out of the Chain-Quizzing (c)TheHardTackle norm and dive into football history, facts, trivia and of course, questions. All the best.
Identify the historical football stadiums. The respective clubs have deserted these stadiums and moved on to bigger stadiums.
Identify this football logo. It is a club logo but that club doesn’t play football. What is it’s significance then?
Identify this historical football match, of Asian significance. Identify the player being tackled. What was his contribution to the game?
I played for my country in this World Cup. Though I was born in an European country and I have played international football with that country in all U-levels, I represented the country (in the WC) my father was born in. My brother plays professional football too. My maternal grandfather was a legendary footballer too, who played in the 1954 World Cup. Who am I?
Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan among many other people – have all sung it. It was even performed in the funeral of a German footballer who committed suicide last year. Floyd’s song ‘Fearless’ has a bit of the song superimposed in it. Which song are we referring here?
One of the greatest footballers to have ever graced the Indian tri-color and also his club’s jersey, he was a one-club man. In a historical football match, to protest against something, he retired as a professional footballer. Identify him below:
Identify the star footballer husband sitting next to the model and showgirl.
Roberto Pruzzo has done it thrice. Michel Platini has done it thrice. But, Maradona has done it only once.
What are we referring to?
The score-line was 2-2. Calcutta was living the ‘dream’. The legend was here. Goutam Sarkar was chosen to man-mark the legend. After the match, Chuni Goswami gifted a diamond ring to the legend.
Which legendary match are we referring to?
Identify this ‘epic’ goal. Who is the scorer? What was the outcome of the match?