December 2009, World Cup 2010

American Soccer Trivia Challenge

Courtesy of Jamie Clary (@soccerprofessor on Twitter), The Yanks Are Coming presents our first American Soccer Trivia Challenge. Test your knowledge and click on the link at the bottom of the page to see how you did. Feel free to post your score in the comment section.

All questions are from Clary’s latest offering, The First American Soccer Trivia Book.

What team won the first ever MLS championship?

A. L.A. Galaxy

B. D.C. United

C. New England Revolution

Who sang the national anthem prior to MLS Cup 96?

A. Alexi Lalas

B. Britney Spears

C. Jessica Simpson

Which city boasts the most MLS championships?

A. Chicago Fire

B. New England Revolution

C. D.C. United

The L.A. Galaxy has lost three MLS championship games. Which other MLS team has lost three MLS Cups?

A. New England Revolution

B. Chicago Fire

C. D.C. United

Of MLS’s original ten teams still in existence, one has never reached MLS Cup. Which one?

A. Dallas

B. Columbus

C. New England

What is the current name of the championship trophy for Major League Soccer?

A. MLS Championship Trophy

B. Alan Rothenberg Trophy

C. Philip F. Anschutz Trophy

Only two players have scored in consecutive MLS championship games. Which one is on one of the teams playing in MLS Cup 2009?

A. Tony Sanneh

B. Landon Donovan

C. Kyle Beckerman

Who is the only person to be named MLS Cup MVP twice?

A. Dwayne De Rosario

B. Claudio Reyna

C. Tab Ramos

Which of these goalkeepers has the most MLS championships?

A. Brad Friedel

B. Tim Howard

C. Tony Meola

Of all the people who have come and gone in the history of the world, how many have played on a team that won the World Cup and on a team that won an MLS Cup?

A. One

B. None

C. Four

What was the hyped-up name of the championship game of the North American Soccer League?

A. NASL Bowl

B. Super Soccer Championship

C. Soccer Bowl

To see how you did, click here

Daniel Seco