German Football Quiz

A question and answers game on German football

Michael Ballack is one of the greatest German football players ever

German football: Question 1
For which of the following German teams the midfielder Michael Ballack has never played?

a. Bayer Leverkusen
b. Bayern Munich
c. Kaiserslautern
d. Borussia Dortmund


German football: Question 2
How many times has Germany won the FIFA World Cup?

a. Two
b. Three
c. Four
d. Five

German football: Question 3
FC Bayern Munich is one of the most successful football club in Germany, When was the last time that the club won the UEFA Champions League?

a. 1975
b. 1996
c. 2001
d. 2004


German football: Question 4
Who is the most capped German soccer player?

a. Miroslav Klose
b. Oliver Kahn
c. Lothar Matthäus
d. Jürgen Kohler

German football: Question 5
Who said, "Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans win"?

a. Eric Cantona
b. Franz Beckenbauer
c. Gary Lineker
d. Michel Platini


German football: Question 6
What is the name of Hamburger SV's home ground?

a. Mercedes-Benz Arena
b. OlympiastadionImtech Arena
c. Imtech Arena
d. BayArena

German football: Question 7
Who among the following head coaches has served the longest term in office, as the head coach of SV Werder Bremen?

a. Otto Rehhagel
b. Fritz Langner
c. Hans Tilkowski
d. Rudi Assauer

German football: Question 8
Which team was beaten by West Germany in the semi-final of the 1966 FIFA World Cup?

a. Soviet Union
b. Portugal
c. Hungary
d. Italy

German football: Question 9
How many teams compete in the current Bundesliga, the top level league in German football?

a. 16
b. 18
c. 20
d. 22


German football: Question 10
In the FIFA World Cup 2006 when Germany hosted the competition, Germany defeated Portugal 3-1 for the third position. Who scored two goals for Germany?

a. Lukas Podolski
b. Miroslav Klose
c. Bastian Schweinsteiger
d. Michael Ballack



Answers to the German soccer quiz:


Soccer Germany: Answer 1
Borussia Dortmund

Michael Ballack has played for 4 different German football club during his career: Chemnitzer FC, Kaiserslautern, Bayer Leverkusen, and Bayern Munich. He never played for Borussia Dortmund.

Soccer Germany: Answer 2
Three

Germany national soccer team has represented Germany in international competitions since 1908. Historically, Germany is one the three most successful national football teams in World Cup, behind Italy and Brazil. Germany has won a total of 3 FIFA world cups, in 1954,1974, and in 1990.

Soccer Germany: Answer 3
2001

FC Bayern Munich has won the UEFA Champions league/ European Cup four times. They first won the cup in 1974, and defended it in 1975 and 1976, that is 3 times in a row. They last won the UEFA Champions League in 2001 when they beat Valencia 5-4 on penalties after drawing 1-1 after extra time.

Soccer Germany: Answer 4
Lothar Matthäus

Lothar Matthäus is the most capped German soccer player with 150 appearances. He played for Germany from 1980 to 2000, scoring 23 goals. In his football career, he played in 5 FIFA world cups in 1982,1986, 1990, 1994, and 1998. He holds the record of the most World cup matches played with 25 games.

Soccer Germany: Answer 5
Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker is a former English striker (80 caps, 48 goals), he quoted the famous "Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans win" after the 1990 World Cup semi-final against West Germany that was lost after a penalty shootout.

Soccer Germany: Answer 6
Imtech Arena

Imtech Arena with a capacity of 57,274, is located in the city of Hamburg is the home ground of Hamburger SV. This stadium is called Volksparkstadion, but named Imtech Arena for sponsorship reasons. The stadium has also been previously called HSH Nordbank Arena and AOL Arena due to sponsorship reasons too. In European matches, UEFA recognizes this stadium as Hamburg Arena.

Soccer Germany: Answer 7
Otto Rehhagel

Otto Rehhagel has served the longest term as head coach of Werder Bremen, having been in the office for 14 years. He first head coached this club in 1976 and then from 1981 to 1995. During his term, he led Werder Bremen to 2 German championship, 2 German Cup victories and 1 Cup Winners' Cup.

Soccer Germany: Answer 8
Soviet Union

West Germany had qualified to the semi finals by beating Uruguay 4-0 in the quarter finals. In the semi finals, goals from Haller in the 42nd minute and Beckenbauer in the 67th minute, saw West Germany qualify to the finals by beating Soviet Union 2 goals to 1.

Soccer Germany: Answer 9
18

Bundesliga is the highest level in German football league system, with a total of 18 clubs competing for the German Football Champions title. The last two clubs at the end of the season are relegated automatically to 2. Bundesliga, the second highest level league. The first three teams at the end of the season qualify for group phase of UEFA Champions League.

Soccer Germany: Answer 10
Bastian Schweinsteiger

Bastian Schweinsteiger scored two goals in the second half, one goal on 56th minute and the next one on 78th minute. Portuguese player Petit scored an own goal enabling Germany to win the game 3-1. Nuno Gomes scored the consolation goal for Portugal.

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