Sports quiz of the week: transfers, embarrassment and the Super Bowl

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Newcastle broke their transfer record for the first time in 14 years this week when they signed Miguel Almirón from Atlanta United for £21.5m. The move also makes Almirón the most expensive footballer in the history of which country?

Paraguay

Bolivia

Venezuela

Panama

In which city are Gladys Knight and Maroon 5 performing this weekend?

Atlanta

St Louis

Boston

Louisville

What did Kyle Walker break during Manchester City’s 5-0 over Burnley in the FA Cup?

A fan’s arm

A corner flag

A referee’s pair of glasses

A goalnet

Why is Aussie rules footballer Alex Fasolo “incredibly embarrassed” about his fractured arm?

He picked up the injury by running into a teammate

He was injured while wrestling friends at a late-night house party

He was injured while acting in an advert for a perfume

He fell while crowdsurfing at a Vaccines concert

Who did Millom, an amateur rugby league team from Cumbria, play in the first round of the Challenge Cup?

Eintracht Frankfurt

Red Star Belgrade

Steaua Bucharest

FC Porto

The Benfica women’s football team played CP Pego in Lisbon this week. What was remarkable about the game?

The referee’s watch stopped and the game ended up lasting 115 minutes

The managers of the teams are married

Both sides had four players sent off after an almighty brawl

Benfica won 32-0

Which footballer did Canadian club HFX Wanderers sign this week?

Michael Jagger

Jim Morrison

Elton John

Joe Strummer

Which of the six coaches at the Six Nations won the Five Nations as a player?

Conor O’Shea

Eddie Jones

Gregor Townsend

Jacques Brunel

Joe Schmidt

Warren Gatland

Qatar beat UAE 4-0 in the semi-finals of the Asian Cup this week. What happened when Qatar scored?

The UAE national anthem was blasted through the stadium’s speakers

The Qatar players were pelted with shoes as they celebrated

Confetti was thrown on to the pitch, causing 10-minute delays after every goal

The broadcaster in the UAE cut away and played a repeat of their quarter-final

Which team goes into the Six Nations as the holders of the Auld Alliance Trophy?

England

France

Ireland

Italy

Scotland

Wales

Fabio Quagliarella celebrated his 36th birthday this week. What else gave the Sampdoria striker a reason to celebrate?

He was called up to the Italy squad for the first time

He scored for the 11th league game in a row

He went 20 games without a yellow card so won a €1,000 bet with his manager

He proposed to his girlfriend at half-time in a match and she said yes

New Arsenal signing Denis Suárez won the Young Player of the Year award in 2012 at which club ?

Liverpool

Manchester City

Arsenal

Real Madrid

Bill Belichick, the New England Patriots coach, won his first Super Bowl in 2001. What was Sean McVay – the Los Angeles Rams coach who is facing Belichick at the Super Bowl on Sunday – doing back in 2001?

He was playing under Belichick

He was still at school

He was one of Belichick’s assistants

He was playing in the NBA

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Written by Paul Campbell
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/feb/01/sports-quiz-week-goals-football-super-bowl-six-nations under the title “Sports quiz of the week: transfers, embarrassment and the Super Bowl”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.