Last names of all the players of Bulgarian team ended with OV in 94 World Cup
Youngest scorer in a Football World Cup - Pele, 17 yrs 239 days
Indians were not allowed to play bare feet in 1954 Football World Cup so they withdrew from the tournament.
1974 World Cup Final was delayed because all the flag-posts were missing
Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game
Soccer legend Pele's real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Brazil is the only country to have appaered in every World Cup finals
France became the first reigning World Cup champions who failed to win a match.
Pele of Brazil is the only player to have featured thrice in Football World Cup winning teams.
In 1935, Jesse Owens broke 4 world records in 45 minutes
Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games
The first recorded reference to cricket dates back to 1272
The Australian term for extras in Cricket are 'sundries'.
Honey is used as a center for golf balls and in antifreeze mixtures
When volleyball was first invented in 1895, it was called mintonette