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International Football

This category covers questions about the topic of association football between nations. The highest governing body of international association football is FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). FIFA hosts a world-wide tournament called "the FIFA World Cup" every four years.

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Top 10 world richest footballers?

Todays list out on 7/10/2010 are as follows.1) David Beckham 100. Million Pounds

2) Michael Owen 40 million pounds, 3)Rio Ferdinand 34 Million pounds, 4) Sol Campbell31 Million pounds, Ryan Giggs 27 Million pounds, 6) Wayne Rooney25 Million pounds, 7) Steven Gerrard 22 Million pounds., Frank Lampard 22 Million pounds, John Terry 19 Million pounds, and Patrick Vieira 18 Million pounds.

Who hosted the world cup in 1982?

Spain (host)

Winner Italy

Runner up West Germany

third place Poland

Who are the nominees for the world player of the year 2011?

There are 23 nominees the strongest bidders are Lionel messi, Wesley sneijder, arjen Robben, dider Drogba,

What are some famous soccer players jersey numbers?

1 - Goalkeepers usually wear this number

5 - Franz Beckenbaur's number for Germany when they won the 1974 World Cup

6 - The Number Franco Baresi wore at AC Milan and Bobby Moore wore for England when they won the 1966 World

7 - Pele's Number for Brazil and Cristiano Ronaldo's current shirt number for Real Madrid (Raul also wore this number)

9 - Many Clubs give this to their star striker

10 - Geoff Hurst's 1966 World Cup Number for England and Lionel Messi's current number for Barcelona

13 - This may be an unlucky number but Gerd Muller who scored a record 68 Goals in just 63 Appearances for Germany wore this number for the 1974 World Cup.

21 - Consider it the best number ever if you are a forward, because it is the combined number of all legends- Pele (7), Suarez (7), Neymar Jr (7).

What is the nickname for the Netherlands national football team?

Oranje

(named after the shirt colour, orange, which is derived from the royal family name, Oranje-Nassau, named after the principality of Orange, nowadays a city in southern France.

When was soccer first invented?

Different types of 'football' have been played for centuries (there are references to football-type games being played as far back as the middle-ages) though rules were put in place to try and unify these individual games into the sport we know today in 1848.

Where can you buy FC Porto gear?

You can get the best F.C.Porto gear at their club at Porto Portugal.

Who's the top goalscorer Romario Ronaldo or Pele?

ronaldo est meilleur que romario. Pele is the top scorer with 77 goals in 92 appearances for Brazil

What is the salary structure of arsenal football fc?

Arsenal have a strict salary structure, the only highly paid player is Cesc Fabregas with a weekly salary of 100,000 pounds. The rest get far less, as they are young and Arsenal do not spend unwisely.

Can any one explain world cup result abbrevations like A F GD?

Pld = total games played

W = total games won

D = total games drawn (tied)

L = total games lost

GF = total goals scored (goals for)

GA = total goals conceded (goals against)

GD = goal difference (GF-GA)

Pts = total points accumulated (teams receive three points for a win, one point for a draw and no points for a loss)

What teams have never been relegated in there history in world football?

There are only two teams in football , Inter Milan in Italy and arsenal in England.

Panathinaikos,Olympiakos and PAOK in Greece Have never been relegated too

How many World Cup medals have Netherlands earned before this World Cup?

The Netherlands were runners-up (thus receiving the silver medal) three times: 1974, 1978, 2010.