Now You Know Soccer


Known around the world as football, soccer is the world’s most watched and played sport. Now Doug Lennox, the striker of Q&A, scores with a pitch full of tidbits that delivers the goods on Pelé, Maradona, Beckham, Zidane, and other superstars, as well as the history, traditions, and rules of the game. Doug has compiled a World Cup of trivia about a truly universal phenomenon that has legions of passionate, and sadly sometimes violent, fans.

  • How did soccer originate?,
  • Who was the first soccer player to score a hat trick in a World Cup final?
  • What was the largest attendance ever for a soccer match?
  • What is the "technical area"?
  • Where was the world’s first soccer club formed?
  • What was the first movie ever made about soccer?
  • Where was the first World Cup held?
  • What are the Laws of the Game?
  • What were the 10 worst losses of life in soccer history?

About the Author

Doug Lennox

Posted by Dundurn Guest on October 30, 2014

Doug Lennox

Doug Lennox was an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and a myriad of others.