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The Defensive Midfielder

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The Defensive Midfielder game quiz
"The position of defensive midfielder has become an integral part of any successful team in recent years. This quiz is dedicated to them. Enjoy."

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1. What was the name of the Brazilin captain who lifted the World Cup in USA 1994?
    Mauro Silva

2. Which defensive midfielder ended Germany's World cup dream in the quarterfinal stage of USA 1994?
    Gheorghe Popescu
    Yordan Letchkov
    Sunday Oliseh
    Dino Baggio

3. Michael Essien at club level often played as a defensive midfielder, but for his native Ghana he took a more attacking role and left the defensive work to which player?
    Sulley Muntari
    Stephen Appiah
    Assamoah Gyan
    John Mensah

4. When Valencia won La Liga in the 2001-02 season, their top league scorer was actually their defensive midfielder with 7 goals. What was his name?
    Curo Torres
    David Albelda
    Ruben Baraja
    Migual Angel Angulo

5. This player who played wing half, which was an old fashioned term for a defensive midfielder, was tipped to be the greatest player ever until a certain tragedy in 1958 ended his life. What was his name?
    Liam Whelen
    Duncan Edwards
    Eddie Colman
    David Pegg

6. Which midfielder scored the last ever competitive goal at the old Wembley before it was knocked down?
    Dietmar Hamann
    Torsten Frings
    Steven Gerrard
    Michael Owen

7. Which player had an important role in England's 1966 World Cup semi-final against Portugal, marking Eusebio out of the game?
    Alan Ball
    Roger Hunt
    George Cohen
    Nobby Stiles

8. Which French enforcer and former captain was famously called a Water Carrier by Eric Cantona?
    Didier Deschamps
    Emmanuel Petit
    Patrick Vieira
    Claude Makelele

9. What is the name of the Argentine midfielder who was involved in David Beckham's sending off in World Cup 1998?
    Diego Simeone
    Fernando Redondo
    Juan Veron
    Javier Zanetti

10. This midfielder was left out of Russia's side by Guus Hiddink through the entire qualifying campaign for Euro 2008. Hiddink brought him back for the tournament and made him captain. Who is he?
    Sergei Semak
    Sergei Ignashevich
    Andrei Arshavin
    Igor Denisov

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Compiled Jun 28 12