American Soccer Quiz
Test your knowledge on American Soccer, by answering the following questions
American soccer: Question 1
Which award did Landon Donovan win in 2000?
a. Honda Player of the year
b. FIFA U-17 World Championship Golden Ball
c. U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year
d. MLS Golden Boot
American soccer: Question 2
Which MLS club did Fredrik Ljungberg join after leaving West Ham United of England?
a. Seattle Sounders FC
c. Chicago Fire
c. Toronto FC
d. New York Red Bulls.
American soccer: Question 3
Who among the following American soccer players is the most capped?
a. Landon Donovan
b. Eric Wynalda
c. Jeff Agoos
d. Cobi Jones
American soccer: Question 4
How many teams play in the Major League Soccer?
American soccer: Question 5
During the 2010 FIFA world cup, USA came at the top of its first round group. Which among the following European national football team was seeded in that same group?
American soccer: Question 6
What is portrayed on the logo of Seattle Sounders?
a. A football with a crown on it
b. Space Needle
c. Frasier Craine
d. A booming Radio
American soccer: Question 7
Which state is the New England Revolution based at?
American soccer: Question 8
Colorado Rapids have won the MLS cup just once, which year did they win the cup?
American soccer: Question 9
What is the name of D.C. United's home ground?
a. D.C. Arena
b. Gillette Stadium
c. RFK Stadium
d. BMO Field
American soccer: Question 10
Which European club did David Beckham come from when he joined Los Angeles Galaxy?
a. Manchester United
b. AC Milan
c. Bayern Munich
d. Real Madrid
Answers to the US soccer quiz:
USA Soccer: Answer 1
U.S. Soccer Young Athlete of the Year
Landon Donovan who was born on March 1982 started his football youth career at IMG Soccer Academy in 1999. Later that year he signed a six year contract with Bayer Leverkusen of Germany. In 2000 he was named the U.S Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year
USA Soccer: Answer 2
Seattle Sounders FC
After playing for West Ham from 2007 to 2008, Ljungberg's exit was speculated by many fans, with some rumors of him moving to LA Galaxy. However, at the time when Seattle Sounders FC became a new Franchise of MLS on October 2008, Ljungberg signed a contract with them where he was to earn $10 million in two seasons.
USA Soccer: Answer 3
Cobi Jones who is a retired American soccer player is currently the most capped American footballer with 164 appearances in his national team. He played for the U.S. from 1992 to 2004. During the 164 caps, Jones scored 15 goals.
American Soccer: Answer 4
Major League Soccer is composed of 19 teams and represents the top tier in America and Canada soccer pyramids. 16 teams come from U.S. while the other three come from Canada. MLS was founded in 1993 and is sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation.
American Soccer: Answer 5
U.S.A. was in group C in the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament which was held in South Africa. They were tied against England, Algeria and Slovenia. U.S.A drew in two matches, one against England where they drew 1-1, and the other against Slovenia where both teams scored two goals. The U.S won the game against Algeria with an injury time goal from Landon Donovan.
USA Soccer: Answer 6
Seattle Sounders FC was announced as a team name on April 2008 alongside with its badge design, colors and logo. The logo includes the Space Needle, which is an internationally recognized Landmark in Seattle.
USA Soccer: Answer 7
The New England Revolution football club is based in Foxborough, Massachusetts. It has competed in the MLS since the league was incepted.
USA Soccer: Answer 8
Colorado Rapids won the 15th edition of MLS Cup in 2010. The championship was played in Canada, on November 2010. Colorado Rapids defeated FC Dallas 2-1 on an own goal during extra time after George John of FC Dallas deflected a shot by Macoumba Kandji of Colorado. This was the first time the championship was being played outside the U.S, and the first time that the Colorado Rapids won the cup.
American Soccer: Answer 9
RFK Stadium which stands for Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium is the home ground for D.C. United. This stadium was opened in 1961 as the District of Columbia Stadium, but was renamed in 1969 for U.S Senator and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy. Kennedy had been assassinated in the previous year in Los Angeles.
USA Soccer: Answer 10
David Beckham joined Los Angeles Galaxy in 2007 from Real Madrid. Before Joining Madrid, Beckham had played for Manchester United for 10 years. Since joining the L.A Galaxy, Beckham has been loan to Milan two times, in 2009 and 2010.