Brazilian Football Quiz
Try out the following questions and answers quiz, and test your knowledge on Brazilian football
Brazilian football: Question 1
Which club had Ronaldinho moved from when he joined FC Barcelona?
a. AC Milan
b. Inter Milan
c. Paris Saint-Germain
d. Real Madrid
Brazilian football: Question 2
Pele is one of the football icons in the world. Which year did he first feature in an international match for Brazil?
Brazilian football: Question 3
Who among the following Brazilian soccer players won the FIFA's best soccer player in the world in the year 2002?
Brazilian football: Question 4
In 2002, Brazil won the FIFA world cup, which country did they play in the final?
Brazilian football: Question 5
How many times has Brazil won the World Cup (in 2012)?
Brazilian football: Question 6
Which among the following teams has Roberto Carlos never played for?
b. Anzhi Makhachkala
c. AC Milan
d. Real Madrid
Brazilian football: Question 7
Which among the following country, is the only team that has played against brazil and never lost (in 2012)?
Brazilian football: Question 8
Who is the most capped player of Brazil national team?
Brazilian football: Question 9
Which year did Ronaldo make his international debut for Brazil?
Brazilian football: Question 10
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite commonly known as Kaka has won how many FIFA world cups with Brazil national football team?
Answers to the Brazilian soccer quiz:
Brazil soccer: Answer 1
Ronaldinho moved from Paris Saint-Germain to FC Barcelona in 2003. He had signed a five year contract with Paris Saint-Germain of France in 2001, however after the club finished in 11th position in the French league, in 2002-2003 season, Ronaldinho declared that he wished to leave the French side. He later signed for FC Barcelona, after they outbid Manchester United in a deal reported to be worth 30 Million Euros.
Brazil soccer: Answer 2
Pele whose birth name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento started his football career at the age of 14 when he joined Bauru Athletic Club juniors in 1954. However, his first international match was in 1957, when Brazil was defeated 2-1 by Argentina . It is in that same match that Pele scored his first goal for Brazil at the age of 16.
Brazil soccer: Answer 3
Ronaldo was the FIFA world player of the year in 2002 defeating Oliver Kahn of Germany in second position, and Zinedine Zidane of France in third position.
Brazil soccer: Answer 4
Brazil defeated Germany 2-0 in the FIFA world cup 2002. The two goals were scored by Ronaldo in 67th minute and 79th minute. That win saw Brazil crowned the FIFA World Cup champions for the fifth time and Germany crowned the runners-up for the fourth time. Ronaldo finished as the top scorer with 8 goals in the tournament.
Brazil soccer: Answer 5
Brazil has won the FIFA world cup five time. They first won the cup in 1958 when they defeated Sweden 5-2. They went ahead and won the cup for the second time in 1962 defeating Czechoslovakia 3-2; in 1970 when they defeated Italy 4-1; in 1994 when they defeated Italy 3-2 on penalties and in 2002 when they beat Germany 2-0.
Brazil soccer: Answer 6
Roberto Carlos started his football career at Uniao Sao Joao in 1990, before he moved to Palmeiras in 1993. In 1995 he signed for Internazionale before he joined Real Madrid in 1996 where he made a total of 360 appearances for Madrid. In 2007 he moved to Fenerbahce, then to Corinthians in 2010 and then Anzhi Makhachkala in 2011. Roberto Carlos has never played for AC Milan.
Brazil soccer: Answer 7
Norway is the only team in the world who have played against Brazil and never lost. These two sides have met on four occasions with Norway winning two times and drawing in the other two times.
Brazil soccer: Answer 8
Marcos Evangelista de Moraes commonly known as Cafu is the most capped player for Brazil having made a total of 142 appearances for the national team. He is closely followed by Roberto Carlos with 125 caps and Lucio with 105 caps.
Brazil soccer: Answer 9
Ronaldo whose birth names are Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima made his first debut for Brazil in 1994 in a friendly game against Argentina. In that same year, he was called to the national team for the FIFA World Cup, although he did not play in the tournament.
Brazil soccer: Answer 10
Kaka was called for the senior Brazil squad in 2002. He featured in the team that won the 2002 FIFA world cup, but only played for 25 minutes in the first round game against Costa Rica.