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World Cup Trivia Quiz Fun Facts

The World Cup is fascinating. From the thrill of visiting a nation hosting the World Cup to watching the record breakers of the game.

Like Kylian Mbappe becoming the second-youngest player to score in a world cup finals. Speed through our World Cup fun facts with a chilled drink.

World Cup Fun Facts

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Egypt goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary played in Russia 2018 at the age of 45, the oldest player to feature in a World Cup.
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The original World Cup - the Jules Rimet Trophy - was stolen in the run up to the 1966 World Cup in England. Pickles found the trophy under a hedge while out walking with his owner.
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German Miroslav Klose scored a record 16 goals for his country in four World Cups between 2002 and 2014.
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Hakan Sukur scored for Turkey in 10.89 seconds against South Korea in the 2003 Third-Place Playoffs.
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Geoff Hurst remains the only player to get a hat trick in a World Cup Final, which England won 4-2 over West Germany in 1966.
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Bazil is the only team to have appeared in every single World Cup since the competition started in 1930.
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Italy won the World Cup in 1938 and didn't win again until 1982, a distance of 44 years.
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114,600 people attended the Mexico 1986 Final between Argentina and West Germany at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.
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Italian club Juventus has provided the most number of World Cup players over the years, with 128 so far.
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Russia 2018 saw 122 players score at least one goal, setting a record for the most number of goal scorers in a World Cup.

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