Quiz – How Well Do You Know Your Football Heroes?

1. When I was growing up on Merseyside, I got a big, rusty fork stuck in my big toe. Luckily, it wasn’t too serious. Who am I?

2. My mum Dolores named me after a US President. She knew that I’d go on to great things! Who am I?

3. I made my first-team for Independiente at the age of 15. Who am I?

4. My surname was Wilson, until I changed it at the age of 16. Who am I?

5. I won the World Cup in 1998 and ended my career in the World Cup Final 8 years later. Who am I?

6. I’m a creative midfielder who has played under Rafa Benítez, Claudio Ranieri, Mauricio Pochettino and Jürgen Klopp. Who am I?

7. I grew up right next to Wembley Stadium, but I made my England debut away in Sweden in 2012. Who am I?

8. As a boy in South America, I used to do somersaults to earn money to buy football boots? Who am I?

9. My friends include Steven Gerrard and Lionel Messi, but not Giorgio Chiellini and Branislav Ivanović. Who am I?

10. My dad Philly is a big Everton fan, but I never let that stop me. Who am I?

11. I’m a superstar striker who has won league titles in Holland, Italy, Spain and France. Who am I?

12. My uncle Chris was a striker for Cardiff City. He was one of my heroes growing up. Who am I?

13. I’m the captain of Barcelona and I scored the winner in the 2010 World Cup Final. Who am I?

14. During the 2014 World Cup, I let ‘Mamso’, ‘Le Dos’ and ‘Ya’Flo’ take over my Twitter account. Who am I?

15. When I was three years old, I had a lucky escape from a bad car crash in Brazil. Who am I?

16. I won the Sports Personality of the Year award when I was 16, but when I went up to collect the trophy, I was still chewing gum! Who am I?

17. Everyone in my family is football-mad! My mum and dad used to play, and both of my brothers play too. Who am I?

18. I won a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics, but I lost in the 2014 World Cup Final. That’s the main thing missing from my huge trophy cabinet. Who am I?

ANSWERS BELOW!

 

 

 

1. Steven Gerrard, 2. Cristiano Ronaldo, 3. Sergio Agüero, 4. Ryan Giggs, 5. Zinedine Zidane, 6. Philippe Coutinho, 7. Raheem Sterling 8. Alexis Sánchez, 9. Luis Suárez, 10. Jamie Carragher, 11. Zlatan Ibrahimović, 12. Gareth Bale, 13. Andrés Iniesta, 14. Paul Pogba, 15. Neymar, 16. Wayne Rooney, 17. Eden Hazard, 18. Lionel Messi

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