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    World Cup Trivia Thread - SJS Format

    I'm hoping there's enough footy nerds to keep this going, but I thought flexing that grey-matter might a vaguely interesting way to waste a bit of time. I know loadsa Off Topic trivia threads have fallen on their backsides, but it's the World Cup, people! Get involved!!

    I'm sure most of you are familiar with the SJS format from CC, but briefly a questioner asks a question (durr...) & then other posters ask up to 20 questions that can be answered "yes" or "no" to ascertain the answer. Traditionally the questioner gives a clue after 10 questions & then at his or her discretion thereafter.

    As I'm starting the thread it seems only fair that I go first. I'll make the first q fairly easy to get the ball rolling. Here's my question -

    A native of Marrakech, I hold a World Cup record that is unlikely to be beaten. Who am I?
    - As featured in The Independent.

    "Predictably, the ending of his international career did not end the argument about Pietersen's merits, as an army of informed commentators and Piers Morgan weighed in to defend or attack him."
    - The Guardian's Andrew Anthony

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    Did he play in the World Cup for Morocco?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Baconator
    Did he play in the World Cup for Morocco?
    Q1) No.

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    Just Fontaine?

    Top scorer in a single World Cup.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent TBY
    Just Fontaine?

    Top scorer in a single World Cup.
    Well done! Straight in. Yep, 13 goals in only 6 games in 1958. Hard to see anyone topping that.

    Your go.

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    Easy one.

    A one-club man, I've managed a country in its first ever World Cup appearance. I am also a World Cup winner. Who am I?

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    First World Cup post 2000?
    Or something.

    RIP Fardin Qayyumi (AKA "cricket player"; "Bob"), 1/11/1990 - 15/4/2006

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    Q1) No.

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    Are you a Brazilian?

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    In the 90's?

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    Q2) No.

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    Q3) Yes

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    Managing of the International team.

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    Right, time to google

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    Cheat.

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