Special Sub-Topic: Football General
|At which club did Ajax midfielder Richard Knopper enjoy his youth?|
Feyenoord. Just after turning senior Richard Knopper joined archrivals Ajax from Feyenoord where in his first full season he scored a good total of 14 goals.
|At the last European Championships held in the Netherlands and Belgium who was the fastest player to be sent off?|
Mateja Kezman. Yugoslav talent Mateja Kezman came on as a substitute and after only 60 seconds he was shown the red card for a bad tackle.
|Who gave the assist to Zlatko Zahovic's second goal in the game against Yugoslavia at Euro2000?|
Sinisa Mihajlovic. The Yugoslav defender Mihajlovic with the renowned technique played the ball right into the feet of Slovenia's striker Zahovic for him to score!
|What is the name of the traditional Supercup in Holland played after each season between the league winners and Cup winners?|
Johan Cruyff Schaal. Since 5 years this game is named after the greatest dutch player of all times.
|Who is the best ever scoring foreigner in the Italian League?|
Gabriel Batistuta. This is Gabriel Batistuta who is aiming to pass the 200 goal mark with his new club AS Roma in the coming seasons.
|Who is the first ever player from Poland to play for Juventus?|
Zbigniew Boniek. Boniek played in the European Cup winning team (scored winning goal in final) with the likes of Platini in the beginning of the eighties.
|Who is the referee setting a card record at the last European Championships 2000?|
Markus Merk. It was Merk in the semi-final between Italy and Holland with 9 yellow and one red card.
|Which Dutch player was never a squad member of Barcelona?|
Rob Witschge. Richard (now Ajax) was a squad member under coach Johan Cruyff in the early '90s, his brother Rob played for clubs such as Feyenoord.
|Which is the only ever Polish club to reach the Champions League quarterfinal?|
Legia Warszawa. Legia played Panthinaikos of Greece to lose 3-0 on aggregate after qualifying from the group stages where opponents were big teams such as Blacknurn Rovers and Spartak Moscow.
|Who is the top European scorer of the past season?|
Mario Jardel. Brazilian Jardel scored 38 goals for his portuguese club FC Porto
|Which team beat Bayer Leverkusen on the last day of the 1999-2000 German season to allow Bayern Munchen to clinch the league title?|
Unterchaching. Lowly classified Unterchaching beat Bayer Leverkusen, funny thing being that Unterchaching allowed neighbours Bayern win the title, beacause tiny club Unterchaching is also from Munchen.
|Who was the shortest player at Euro2000 to score a goal?|
Okan. Okan of Turkey scored a header! against Italy. He was 1.69m whilst Italy keeper was 1.96m.!
|Who is the multi-millionaire president of ambitious English club Fulham?|
Mohamed Al Fayed. Al Fayed is the father of Dodi who died in the car crash with Princess Diana. Mohamed Al-Fayed is aiming to win the Premiership within 2 years with new legend coach Jean Tigana after playing in Division Two only 2 seasons ago.
|Where was the 2001 FA Cup final played?|
Cardiff Millenium Stadium. Wembley always being the ground for FA cup finals, and probably the most legendary stadium in the world was undergoing renovation so Cardiff's millenium Stadium was to be the stage for the 2000-2001 season.
|What are the legendary words of TV-commentator on the BBC in the World Cup final between England and Germany in 1966 after he said 'They think it's all over'?|
It is now. At the very moment the commentator said 'they think it's al over' England scored 4-2 after being 3-2 up. So the commentator very cooly concluded 'It is now'. These words have become legendary in England because it was their first, probably last(hehe) World Cup title.
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