Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Question Of The Day: 6th April, 2010

I know we're still in the midst of the IPL season, but with the Football WC knocking on the door, time to start warming up! Sitter to begin the season, what feat connects the following.

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And the correct answer is:

Only four players to have scored 3 goals in the finals of FIFA World Cups.
Pictures in clockwise order (from top left):
Vava (1958 - 2, 1962 - 1)
Pele (1958 - 2, 1970 - 1)
Geoff Hurst (1966 - 3)
Zinedine Zidane (1998 - 2, 2006 - 1)

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Most goals scored in all WC Final matches.

-Kolady-

Srikant said...

Only thing I can think of is that all have scored in World Cup finals (in the sense the final of the World Cup)

Kaushik said...

By scoring a 7th minute penalty in the final, Zidane became only the fourth player in World Cup history to score in two different finals, along with Pelé, Paul Breitner, and Vavá, in addition to being tied for first place with Vavá, Pelé and Geoff Hurst with three World Cup final goals apiece

Shashank said...

Vava, Pele, Zizou and Hurst

Men with three FIFA world cup finals goals.

aamaadmi said...

Scored two or more goals in a WC final and therefore winning the Man of the Final trophy
Zidane, Pele, Hurst etc

The One and Only said...

Struck thrice in final matches: Vava, Pele, Hurst, Zidane.

sands said...

all of them scored in the finals of world cup

vikassrimal said...

Players with the most goals in WC finals - 3