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June 07, 2010

Test your World Cup soccer knowledge: 3 days to go!

Countdown to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™

There are just three days to go until the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. You may know the cities that are hosting the matches, the teams that are playing and the rules of the game, but can you answer the following three questions? Scroll down for the answers.

Questions

  1. Cape Town Stadium will be the location of how many matches during the 2010 FIFA World Cup™?
  2. Which country is the only one to have competed in all 18 FIFA World Cups™?
  3. A World Cup match between which two nations holds the record for most goals scored during a single match?
Cape Town Stadium from the top of Table MountainCape Town Stadium from the top of Table Mountain. Photo courtesy flowcomm

Answers

  1. Eight matches will be played at Cape Town Stadium.
  2. Brazil, who will play their 19th FIFA World Cup™ this year.
  3. A total of 12 goals were scored in a 1954 match between Austria and Switzerland. Austria defeated Switzerland 7-5.
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