How much do you know about the 1982 World Cup in Spain? Who finished as the leading scorer? Who was the manager of Brazil? What was the name of the famous tournament ball? (The Tango!) Try our football quiz below and find out the answers to these and other questions about the 1982 World Cup. The quiz can also act as an introduction to a recent podcast we posted, with lots of language support, on one of the greatest matches ever from the 1982 World Cup: Brazil v Italy.

Football Quiz: 1982 World Cup

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