Shoeless Trivia: Soccer

We’ll bring you the thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat, and because we’ve got soccer highlights, the sheer pointlessness of a zero-zero tie.

— Dan Rydell

  1. What is name of Chicago’s MLS club? It might be considered to be slightly tasteless, but fortunately no one from 1871 is around to have a cow.
  2. What former FIFA president (whose name could not sound more like a Bond villain’s) is currently in the midst of a six-year ban from FIFA activities for ethics violations?
  3. Parminder Nagra and Keira Knightley star in what 2002 film about a young Sikh woman who joins a football team over the objections of her traditional parents?
  4. What two footballers are the bread in a LeBron James sandwich vis-à-vis the top three position on Forbes‘s 2017 list of the world’s highest paid athletes?
  5. Who is the woman pictured below, seen celebrating a game winning penalty kick in 1999?soccer1
Answers

  1. Chicago Fire
  2. Sepp Blatter
  3. Bend It Like Beckham
  4. Christiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi
  5. Brandi Chastain

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