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The 18 Best Bits Of World Cup Trivia To Impress Your Friends

Everyone loves a bit of trivia. Granted, we might not be very good at it, but it’s a fun thing to do. Given that the World Cup is right around the corner, we’ve come up with 18 interesting bits of trivia about this year’s World Cup that you can use to impress your friends, parents, neighbours and even your dog if you want. So, without further ado, here's 18 interesting facts about this World Cup that you didn't know.

It’s Only Taken 29 Months, But Zinedine Zidane Has No Equal On The Touchline

Well, Zinedine Zidane went and did it again. Despite everyone constantly doubting his managerial credentials and tactical know-how, Zidane won his third straight UEFA Champions League title on Saturday, becoming the first manager to win the European Cup three times in a row.

Zidane now officially stands alone as the greatest “rookie” manager ever — meaning the Frenchman’s success in his first-ever major coaching role has been unrivaled throughout history. 

La Liga Top Scorers Of All Time (Official)

With a total of 17 titles in the European Cup/UEFA Champions League, no country comes to close to matching Spain’s level of dominance on the continent. By extension, La Liga is often viewed as the world’s premier league competition. When looking at the La Liga top scorers of all time, the level of quality throughout the history of the competition is evident.

Watch Mohamed Salah Overtake Ronaldo, Suarez And Shearer As Premier League Top Scorer

With his goal against Brighton today, Mohamed Salah broke the previous record and became the Premier League top scorer for a 38-game season. Here's the moment he broke the record:

Bobby Wood Sees Red As Hamburg’s Unrivaled Bundesliga Stay Comes To A Dramatic End

A 99-year stay in Germany’s top flight (including a place in the Bundesliga since its foundation in 1963) was brought to a dramatic end for Hamburger SV on Saturday afternoon after the club’s 2-1 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach was rendered meaningless by Wolfsburg’s win against Cologne on the final match day.  

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