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European Football Teams

All of these European football teams have home kits in distinctive colours. Can you sort them into blue, yellow, red, white or green?

A classification quiz by Kankurette. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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PSV Eindhoven Benfica Tottenham Hotspur Ludogorets Razgrad Paris Saint-Germain Napoli BSC Young Boys VfL Wolfsburg Borussia Dortmund Real Madrid

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Benfica

Answer: Red

Benfica are a Portuguese football team based in Lisbon, and like the Portuguese national team, they play in red; one of their nicknames is 'os Encarnados', or 'the Reds'. They are considered to be one of Portugal's 'Big 3' teams along with Porto and Sporting CP. With over 80 trophies, they are one of Portugal's biggest clubs, winning their first Primeira Liga title in 1936 and their first Taca de Portugal in 1940. They also won two European Cups, in 1961 and 1962, and went on a 48-game unbeaten run between 1963 and 1965.

Notable Benfica players include top goalscorer Eusébio, one-club man Nené - who racked up a massive 262 goals during his 18 years there - and Paraguay's Óscar Cardozo.
2. Borussia Dortmund

Answer: Yellow

Borussia Dortmund play in yellow and black, which has earned them the nickname of 'die Schwarzgelben', or 'the Black and Yellows'. Based in North Rhine-Westphalia, their local rivals are fellow Ruhr natives Schalke 04, and they also have a rivalry with Germany's biggest team, the dreaded Bayern Munich, known as 'der Klassiker'. They won their first Bundesliga title in 1956 and their first DFB-Pokal in 1965.

Notable players include Mats Hummels, Marco Reus, Alfred Preissler and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the club's top non-German goalscorer. Notable managers include Ottmar Hitzfeld, who won the Champions' League with them in 1997, and Jürgen Klopp, who won two titles with them in 2011 and 2012.
3. Real Madrid

Answer: White

Real Madrid, or 'los Blancos' ('the Whites'), are not only one of the biggest teams in Spain, they're one of the biggest teams in the world, winning their 14th European Cup/Champions' League in 2022. They have also won multiple European Super Cups and La Liga titles, with their first in 1932. Their derby with Barcelona, El Clásico, is one of the most notorious in Spain; during the Franco era, Real Madrid beat Barcelona 11-1 in 1943, and were dubbed 'the team of the regime'. They also have a local rivalry with Atlético Madrid.

Notable players include Iker Casillas, Raúl, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos, France's Zinedine Zidane - who later became their manager - and Hungary's Ferenc Puskás. Notable managers include Miguel Muñoz, former player Vicente del Bosque, Jose Mourinho, and Carlo Ancelotti.
4. VfL Wolfsburg

Answer: Green

The second German club in this quiz, VfL Wolfsburg are known as 'die Weißgrünen', or 'the White and Greens', and are one of the few teams to play in a green kit. Wolfsburg is a city in Lower Saxony that was originally built to house Volkswagen workers, and the football club emerged from the workers' multi-sports club.

Their home stadium is the Volkswagen Arena. They won their first title in 2009 under Felix Magath. Notable players include Maximilian Arnold, Brazil's Grafite and Bosnia's Edin Dzeko.
5. Paris Saint-Germain

Answer: Blue

Paris Saint-Germain are known as 'les Bleus', or 'the Red-and-Blues', and have the Eiffel Tower on their club badge. France's biggest club, with over forty Ligue 1 titles, they won their first title in 1986 and their first Coupe de France in 1982. Their main rivals are Olympique de Marseille, with the derby being known as Le Classique. They broke transfer records in 2017 when they paid an immense 222 million for Brazilian striker Neymar.

Notable French players include Kylian Mbappé, Jean-Marc Pilorget, goalkeeper Bernard Lama, and Laurent Blanc, who went on to manage PSG. From outside France, there's Argentina's Lionel Messi and Ángel di Maria, the Republic of the Congo's François M'Pelé, Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Uruguay's Edinson Cavani.
6. PSV Eindhoven

Answer: Red

PSV Eindhoven are known as the 'Rood-witten', or the 'Red-Whites', and are a Dutch team who have played in the Eredivisie since 1956. Originally founded for Philips employees (their ground is the Philips Stadion), they won the treble of the Eredivisie title, KNVB Cup and European Cup in 1988.

They are one of the Dutch 'big three' clubs, along with rivals Ajax Amsterdam and Feyenoord Rotterdam. Notable Dutch players include Willy van der Kuijlen, Ruud Gullit, Ronald Koeman, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Arjen Robben and Mark van Bommel, and from outside the Netherlands, Brazil's Romário and South Korea's Park Ji-sung.
7. Napoli

Answer: Blue

SSC Napoli are based in Naples and nicknamed 'gli Azzurri' ('the Blues'), like the men's national team, although Napoli's strip is a lighter shade of blue. Formed in 1926, they won their first Coppa Italia in 1962 and their first Serie A title in 1987. Although they do not have local rivals, they have a fierce rivalry with AS Roma and Juventus.

Notable Italian players include Giuseppe Bruscolotti, Antonio Juliano, goalkeeper Dino Zoff and Lorenzo Insigne. Legendary non-Italian players include Argentina's Roberto Sosa, Diego Maradona (after whom their stadium was named following his death) and Gonzalo Higuaín, Nigeria's Victor Osimhen and Georgia's Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.
8. Ludogorets Razgrad

Answer: Green

One of the lesser-known teams in this quiz, Ludogorets Razgrad are a Bulgarian team from the city of Razgrad in the Ludogorie region, and another of the few teams who play in green kits. Formed in 1945 as the result of a merger of several football clubs, they rose to prominence after being purchased by entrepreneur Kiril Domuschiev in 2010 and won their first Parva Liga title in 2012, before winning multiple consecutive titles. Their rivals are CSKA Sofia.

Notable Bulgarian players include Svetoslav Dyakov, Ivan Stoyanov and Kiril Despodov, while notable non-Bulgarian players include Brazil's Marcelinho and Wanderson (both of whom became naturalised Bulgarian citizens), DCR Congo's Jody Lukoki and Romania's Cosmin Moti.
9. BSC Young Boys

Answer: Yellow

BSC Young Boys, a Swiss team based in the capital city of Bern, play in yellow and black. They won their first Swiss Super League title in 1903 and their first Swiss Cup in 1930. Taking their name from Basel club BSC Old Boys, they won multiple trophies under German manager Albert Sing between 1951 and 1964. Notable Swiss players include all-time top goalscorer Eugen Meier, Stéphane Chapuisat and Thomas Häberli, while notable non-Swiss players include Cameroon's Jean-Pierre Nsame, Sweden's Anders Limpar and France's Guillaume Hoarau.
10. Tottenham Hotspur

Answer: White

Tottenham Hotspur are a London-based team known as 'the Lilywhites' because of their white kit. Represented by a fighting cockerel, they were the first British team to win a UEFA trophy (the Cup Winners' Cup in 1963) and won the first UEFA Cup in 1972. They won their first FA Cup in 1901, despite being a non-league team at the time, and were the first English team to 'do the double' of the First Division title and the FA Cup. Their most hated rivals are Arsenal, and they also have rivalries with Chelsea and West Ham United, though the latter is more on West Ham's end.

Notable English Tottenham players include Harry Kane, Gary Lineker, Teddy Sheringham, goalkeeper Ian Walker, Glenn Hoddle (who was namechecked in 'The Sandwich Song' by Tottenham fans Chas 'n' Dave), and Martin Chivers. Outside the UK, other notable Tottenham players include Argentina's Ossie Ardiles, South Korea's Son Heung-min, Wales' Gareth Bale, and Germany's Jürgen Klinsmann.
Source: Author Kankurette

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