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Soccer Trivia Fun Facts

It is football for some countries and soccer for others, but it's still one sport that gets half of the world's population seated to watch a game.

Fans are sitting on the edge of their seat during playoffs, club seasons, and international meet. Our soccer trivia fun facts have had active fans wondering how they missed it.

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Dundee United has played Barcelona four times in professional fixtures and beaten them every time.

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Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs is now the manager of his home country of Wales. Under him, Wales have qualified for the European Cup in 2020.

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Jose Mourinho has won the Champions League twice, with Porto in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010.

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Wayne Rooney played for DC United from 2018 to 2019, scoring 23 goals in 48 games.

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An asteroid discovered by astronomer Ian Griffin in 1998 was named after Arsene Wenger, coach of his favorite team, Arsenal.

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Three men have won the World Cup as a player and a manager: Brazil's Mario Zagallo, Germany's Franz Beckenbauer, and France's Didier Deschamps.

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Real Madrid has won the Champions League 13 times, more than any other team.

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Although he has played for Barcelona in Spain for his entire career, Lionel Messi is actually Argentinean.

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The England women's team is nicknamed the Lionesses after the Three Lions work on the shirt of both male and female teams.

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David Beckham's Inter Miami CF is scheduled to start playing in the MLS in 2020.