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World Cup Winning Rovers...

My love for facts, stats and trivia lead me to try something different here on Vital Blackburn. On this occasion BomBom gave you a Trivia question to try and answer.

The question asked:
"Rovers have had how many world cup winners play for them? Who are they and when did their respective country win the trophy with them in the team?"

The World Cup winning Rovers were:

Ossie Ardiles - 1978 Argentina (Rovers 1987-1988)
Youri Djorkaeff - 1998 France (Rovers 2004)


Interestingly enough both the former Rovers World Cup Winners won their respective World Cup's on home soil! Argentina's in Buenos Aires in 1978 saw them beat the Dutch 3-1 after extra time; France's win in Paris saw them overcome Brazil 3-0.

Technically John Connelly was part of the England 1966 World Cup winning squad but didn't pick up a winners medal so sadly couldn't be added...

Congratulations to govtpros who was the first to correctly get this.

Do you have any trivia questions you would like to put to everyone? If so contact me via e-mail at this address editor@blackburn.vitalfootball.co.uk and I'll get Vital Football Members pondering over your teaser...

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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 19 2007

Time: 2:08PM

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Congratulations to govtpros who got this, it seems to be him and BomBom that share the trivia title! Although I did get the answer to this myself when BomBom shared it with me, and got it pretty quick (which he'll testify to) not that I'm bragging...much! As far as I can make out these are the only two players that have won World Cups and played for Rovers?!?!
Hughes Da Man
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19/02/2007 14:10:00

adsolutely no bragging there HDM i see???? Surely a World Cup winners medal for Robbie Savage is only a matter of time???
MikeyGamst
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19/02/2007 15:04:00

No bragging, not at all :)
Hughes Da Man
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19/02/2007 16:11:00

Remember you will be attending a game before the season finishes HDM.
MikeyGamst
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19/02/2007 16:55:00

Well done govtpros
bmb
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19/02/2007 19:30:00

Thanks bmb.... I've given a new trivial into HDM hopefully it'll get an airing before the Arse-nal replay! good one Bom Bom!
govtpros
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19/02/2007 20:00:00

There's one trivia question I'm delighted I didn't know the answer to!
sandgroanun
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19/02/2007 20:27:00

neither did i!? good old google...lol
govtpros
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19/02/2007 21:28:00

You sent me a trivia govtpros, not trivial! It'll be on at the weekend. My knwoledge must be too vast as I knew the names almost right away... without a google search!
Hughes Da Man
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20/02/2007 00:14:00

oooohhh get you! lol... I new the two correct but as someone kept me waiting I had to look in to the possibility of others! I thought the Pongy and Connelly were good shouts???
govtpros
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20/02/2007 23:22:00

 

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