The FIFA World Cup is a quadrennial gala overflowing the border of the game itself. It is a celebration of the culture and traditions of the host nation, and a chance for sports writers to ring out the cliches once again. It is among the most watched events in the world, with the Final often topping TV viewing charts.
Did You Know?Spain became the first team in history to win a trio of consecutive global and continental trophies by winning the Euro 2008, World Cup 2010, and Euro 2012.
If you have been bitten by the football bug, you will want to know as much facts and trivia as you can about this great tournament. Here's a selection of some fascinating football trivia about the FIFA World Cup.
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NOTE: The name 'Germany' refers to pre-unification West Germany as well as the unified Germany.
These were some fascinating factoids about the football World Cup. How did you fare? Feel free to post your plans for this World Cup, in the comments section. Who are you backing?
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