The Soccer Quiz for Americans

Answer these questions about the sport that everywhere else in the world cares more about than you do.
This quiz is intended to be facetious. I know many Americans are quite knowledgable about soccer. Please don't take it too seriously.
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Last updated: April 28, 2018
First submittedApril 28, 2018
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In many confused countries around the world, soccer is called ________.
football
In soccer, you're not allowed to touch the ball with your _____.
hands
Unless you are the ______.
goalie
For some stupid reason, soccer games are allowed to end in a ___.
tie
The most important skill for a soccer player is pretending to be _______.
injured
The big soccer championship that everyone else gets so excited about every 4 years is called the _____ ___.
World Cup
Name a country that you think is probably pretty good at soccer. Like, they’ve won the championship mentioned above (men’s version) before.
Brazil, Italy, Germany, etc.
Unlike the U.S. men’s team, the U.S. women’s team actually doesn’t suck! They’ve even won the championship mentioned above! How many times have they done that?
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The international governing body of soccer is called ____, but you probably know it better as the name of the EA soccer video game series.
FIFA
This Harry Potter sport would essentially just be flying soccer if you ignored the snitch and the bludgers.
Quidditch
This sport, which is basically just soccer on ice, is much better than soccer because it is more violent.
Hockey
There’s actually a professional soccer league in the U.S.! What’s it called?
Major League Soccer
Can you name any champion of this league from the past ten years?
Toronto FC, Seattle Sounders FC, etc.
This Brazilian man is generally considered the greatest soccer player of all time, so you’ve probably even heard of him.
Pelé
This Englishman was a very good soccer player. He married a Spice Girl, and they made a movie with his name in it. Then, after he got old and wasn’t good anymore, he came to play in the U.S.
David Beckham
CHALLENGE: Name a team that has won the English Premier League by randomly typing in cities in England.
Manchester United, Manchester City, etc.
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