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How much do you know about the World Cup?

PUBLISHED: 12:00 05 June 2018 | UPDATED: 12:32 05 June 2018

Germany's Philipp Lahm lifts the World Cup trophy in 2014. Photo: PA  / Mike Egerton

Germany's Philipp Lahm lifts the World Cup trophy in 2014. Photo: PA / Mike Egerton

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With the World Cup just nine days away, how much do you know about the beautiful game’s showcase competition?

Which is the smallest country, in terms of population, to reach the World Cup finals?

Who is the World Cup finals’ oldest player?

Which nation has reached the World Cup final three times, but never won?

Which country has been the reigning champions for the longest time?

All these questions and more are in our World Cup quiz. How many can you answer correctly?


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