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FIFA Football World Cup 2022 is starting on 20th November. Here are 5 interesting facts about the FIFA World Cup.
France and West Germany played the first World Cup penalty shootout in 1982 in a Semi-final match. Germany won 5-4.
Graham Poll, the English referee, actually booked the Croatian player Josip Simunic 3 times in 2006 World Cup. By the rules, the player is sent off after the 2nd yellow.
Teams from all around the world get to participate in the World Cup. But only 8 nations have won the FIFA World Cup in its entire history.
Who has scored the most goals in a single World Cup edition? The answer is Just Fontaine, the French international, scored 13 goals in the 1958 World Cup.
Turkish player, Hakan Sukur, scored the fastest goal in World Cup history as he took only 11 seconds.