Which promising italian playmaker, star of the Torino, was killed by a car at 24 in 1967 ?
The driver of the car which hit Meroni was a 19-year-old Torino F.C. supporter who idolised him. He had a photo of Meroni in his car. He would later become the Torino F.C. President in 2000. Meroni was a butterfly on the field, a fantastic dribbler and an expert at nutmegging . His style and ability led to frequent comparisons with Northern Irish star George Best
Which gifted playmaking centre back captained Argentina to its first World Cup title in 1978 ?
One of football all-time great scoring defenders, he mainly played for River Plate and Fiorentina
Which formidable Austrian playmaker was nicknamed the 'Mozart of Football' and 'The Paperman' ?
Sindelar captained the Austrian 'Wunderteam', semi-finalist of the 1934 World Cup
Which french club's youth academy has produced the likes of Zinedine Zidane, Patrick Vieira, Gael Clichy, Sebastien Frey or Johan Micoud ?
A founding member of the french first division, it has slipped all the way to CFA (4th division) and is not a professional club anymore.
Which Hungarian player, who also played for Czechoslovakia and Spain, was voted FC Barcelona's best player ever in 1999 ?
After Fleeing Hungary, he agreed to play for Torino, one of the best clubs in Europe (Grande Torino) in a testimonial game against Benfica, but he pulled out after his son became ill. On the way back from Lisbon the plane carrying the Torino team crashed into the Superga hills, killing all 31 people on board
Which Dutch innovative manager invented 'Total Football', leading Ajax to 3 consecutive European Cup victories in 1971, 72 and 73 ?
He also led the Netherlands to their only Euro victory in 1988, and offered Spain Johan Cruyff, recruiting him to Barcelona in 1973
Which Dutch manager led PSV Eindhoven to a surprise win in the 1988 Champions League ?
PSV completed the treble by winning the European Cup 6-5 in the penalties after a scoreless draw against FC Porto
Which english striker is the all-time leading scorer of the english First Division ?
He briefly played for Milan in 1961, scoring 9 goals in 12 games. Spent 10 years at Tottenham Hotspur
Which italian international was AS Monaco's goalkeeper from 2001 to 2009 ?
He got 3 call-ups when Marcello Lippi was trying to find Gianluigi Buffon's backup for the 2006 World Cup
What is the name of FC Barcelona's youth academy ?
The most famous and most prolific youth academy in the world, home to the successors of Leo Messi, Xavi, Iniesta, Guardiola ...
In which stadium did the 1982 World Cup Final take place ?
Italy would claim its third World Cup with a 3-1 win over West Germany
Which english winger, former Royal Air Force officer, was nicknamed the 'Bogota Bandit' when he chose to play for Bogota Santa Fe in Colombia in 1950, to escape the british minimum
He played alongside Alfredo Di Stefano for the colombian national team in 1951, famously defeating 1950 World Cup winner Uruguay 2-1 in Bogota
Which turkish striker is the fastest scorer ever in the history of the World Cup ?
Galatasaray and Turkey top scorer, he also played for Torino, Inter, Parma and Blackburn
Which former Ajax and Rangers striker is Georgia's all-time leading scorer ?
Top scorer of both the Turkish and Dutch leagues, he is the 2nd all-time leading scorer of the UEFA Cup
Alessandro Del Piero's nickname is the name of an italian painter of the Renaissance. Which one ?
Del Piero is Juventus all-time leading scorer
Which great german coach led Borussia Dortmund to the Champions League title in 1997 ?
Massive underdogs against the great Juventus, Borussia striked hard and early with a Karl-Heinz Riedle brace. In the second half, Alessandro Del Piero, who had come on as a substitute, scored via a back-heel from a cross by Alen Bokšić to make the score 2–1. 20-year-old substitute and Dortmund local boy Lars Ricken latched on to a through-pass by ex-Juventus player Andreas Möller only 16 seconds after coming onto the pitch. Ricken chipped Angelo Peruzzi in the Juve goal from over 20 yards with his first touch of the ball, to make it 3-1 for Dortmund. Ricken's goal was the fastest ever by a substitute in said event
Which Czech midfielder scored the game-winning penalty kick of the 1976 Euro final against West Germany on an amazing trick play ?
The sheer cheek of the goal led a watching French journalist to dub Panenka 'a poet', and to this day his winning kick is one of the most famous ever
In Which city can you find Stadio San Nicola ?
With a capacity of 58270, it hoisted the 1991 European Cup Final, won by Red Star Belgrade against Marseille
After Paolo Maldini, which italian goalkeeper has played the most games in Serie A ?
Played for Sampdoria, Internazionale, Bologna and Ascoli from 1987 to 2007
In which city are the UEFA headquarters ?
Founded by the Romans between 50 and 44 BCE, it has a population of 19000 in 2010
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