Soccer Trivia

Soccer games or Football is one of the most famous sports in the world. According to historical records, soccer originated in ancient China more than 2,000 years ago. However, it was England that transformed soccer, or what the British and many other people around the world call “football,” into the game we know today. Other nations that claim to have invented the sport include Greece, Rome, and some regions of Central America. 

Soccer Trivia

Are you one of the most avid soccer fans in the world? A lot of people consider Football not just one of the most famous games in the world but also one of the most beautiful games in the world! Before checking our soccer trivia questions, here are some of the trivia about Football!

  • A penalty kick is given for a direct free-kick offense inside the penalty area, which is how they differ from free kicks. In contrast, a free-kick is given for an infraction that occurs outside of the penalty area or an indirect infraction that occurs inside of the penalty area.
  • Referees display red cards to indicate that a player needs to be dismissed. When a player receives a red card, they are ordered to leave the field of play instantly, are not allowed to participate in the game again, and must play with one fewer player on their team.
  • The most prominent English player is David Beckham. In his illustrious career with the national team, Beckham, who made his international debut in 1996, amassed 115 caps, the second-highest total in English history.
  • The formal name for Football or Soccer is Association Football.
  • In International soccer matches, the United States of America won ten FIFA club trophies.
  • The English premier league is the biggest football league in the world with twenty teams.
  • The most league titles ever won by a football player was Dani Alves of Barcelona, who over the course of his career won a staggering 43 titles in world cup history.
  • A men’s professional soccer league known as Major League Soccer (MLS) is recognized by the United States Soccer Federation, the top tier of the game in the country.

Soccer Trivia Questions and Answers

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How many soccer players should be on the field at the same time?▶ Twenty Two
Who is the England player number 9?▶ Harry Kane
Who is the youngest player in the history of Football? ▶ Baldivieso, Age 12
Which Football club won the most champions league? ▶ Real Madrid
Which football club did David Beckham play for? ▶ Manchester United
What year was the first ever FIFA world cup? ▶ 1930
Who is the Argentine Football player known for earning 91 caps and scoring 34 goals in his international career? ▶ Diego Maradona
Which team did Cristiano Ronaldo play for? ▶ Portugal National Football Team
What is the other term for Copa America? ▶ “America Cup”

Which football club won 6 titles in the year 2009?
▶ FC Barcelona
Which football club holds the most victories in UEFA? ▶ Real Madrid
Professional footballer Lionel Messi was born in which country?▶ Argentina
Which soccer star ended his career by playing a half for each team in an exhibition match?▶ Pelé (Edson Arantes do Nascimento)

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Tim majored in Humanities with a bachelor in English and Theatre at New York State University. He lectured on entertainment business studies for three years at Plymouth College.

Tim has been a trivia host in his current hometown of Pittsburgh for the past two years. He enjoys hanging out with people who love trivia just as much as he does.

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