The quiz Football Friday! Career paths, Stephen Hawking and birthday cakes

This is our football quiz Friday that tests you on all what you should have been paying attention …

Every Friday we offer three rounds of 30 questions to test your knowledge of the beautiful game. Round one is about last week, round two is a general knowledge test, and round three this week is about career paths.

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1. Karim Benzema and Robert Lewandowski each scored hat-tricks in the Champions League this week… but which two players have the most hat-tricks of all time in the competition, with 8?

2. Mbappe also marked this week to become the second leading scorer of PSG. Which he surpassed?

3. Lewandowski scored the fastest hat-trick from the first whistle in Champions League history: how fast did he complete it?

Robert Lewandowski

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4. What French team Leicester City has he beaten 2-0 in the Europa League this week?

5. Which shirt sponsor suspended their partnership with Chelsea this week?

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6. Everton lost 5-0 at Tottenham Hotspur this week: that was the last player to move between the two teams?

7. Leeds United have lost their last six consecutive games after the defeat last night. What is the only Premier League team to have won its last six games?


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8. What manager has “helped” his team out in the weekend of his technical area to help the player to make a quick throw?

9. Which Newcastle player made his first start for the Toon this week?

ten. Fulham has scored five goals in his victory in midweek in Swansea. How many goals does it for the season in the league for the Cottagers: 69, 79 or 89?

Cycle 2: General knowledge

1. For which club has Antonio Conte made 420 appearances as a player?

2. Martin Tyler was Sky Sports’ commentator when Sergio Aguero scored his spectacular late winner for Manchester City against QPR in 2012. But who was his co-commentator?

3. How many London clubs are currently in the Premier League and Championship combined?

4. West Brom’s main mascot is Baggie Bird. What was their other mascot, introduced in 2018 to the chagrin of fans?

5. What city Barcelona he won his first title in the Champions League under Pep Guardiola in 2009?

Pep and Messi

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6. Name all the clubs for which Alan Shearer scored a Premier League goal.

7. In which country would you find the Colon, Banfield and Independiente clubs?

8. What was the last team to win a Bundesliga, apart Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund?

9. Which player threatened to leave Manchester City in 2014 for a birthday cake?

ten. Which footballer turned actor plays the doctor Stephen Hawking in the film? The theory of everything?

Round 3: Guess the career path player


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1. Cannes, Bordeaux, Juventus, Real Madrid

2. Arsenal, RB Leipzig (loan), Huddersfield Town (loan)

3. Anderlecht, Monaco, Leicester City (loan), Leicester City

4. Padua, Juventus, Sydney FC, Delhi Dynamos

5. Aston Villa, Manchester City, Everton (loan), Everton, West Bromwich Albion

6. Liverpool, Sheffield United (loan), Huddersfield Town, Wolverhampton Wanderers

7. Rot Weiss Ahlen, Borussia Monchengladbach, Borussia Dortmund

8. Arsenal, Crystal Palace (loan), Chelsea, Roma, LA Galaxy, Derby County

9. Barranquilla, Atletico Junior, Porto, Liverpool

ten. Marconi Stallions, Dynamo Dresden, Kaiserslautern, Bradford City, Middlesbrough, Fulham, Chelsea, Leicester City

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