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Fernando Torres – El País 2014 World Cup Q&A

The always delightful Fernando Torres was the next person subjected to the El País Q&A.

I’m sad that Spain’s early elimination means we won’t get around to all of the players before the team goes home.

Who scored the first goal of the World Cup competition?  A Frenchman, Laurent.

Which player has scored the most goals in the history of the World Cup?  Ronaldo.

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Pedro Rodríguez – El País 2014 World Cup Q&A

Pedro was the next one in the hot seat, and he got a lot of answers right, including, unsurprisingly, the one about his birthplace.

Who scored the first goal of the World Cup competition?  I don’t know.

Which player has scored the most goals in the history of the World Cup?  Ronaldo.

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Juan Mata – El País 2014 World Cup Q&A

Today, we have the always articulate and eloquent PF Juan Mata doing the Q&A.  According to Luis Martín, Juanín prepared himself well – he found out the answer to the first question (and apparently to some of the others as well) beforehand by doing a search on Google.

Who scored the first goal of the World Cup competition?  Laurent, a French player.  I know that from memory.

Which player has scored the most goals in the history of the World Cup?  Ronaldo.  Will you invite me to dinner if I know all the answers?

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Pepe Reina – El País 2014 World Cup Q&A

The always hilarious Pepe Reina was the next player subjected to the Q&A.

Who scored the first goal of the World Cup competition?  I don’t know.

Which player has scored the most goals in the history of the World Cup?  Ronaldo.

Why is the cat sad and blue?  Because it’s sleepy.

Why did Del Bosque decide to grow a moustache?  I don’t know.

Sushi or sashimi?  Sashimi.

Do you know who Peppa Pig is?  How am I not going to know!

What does maracanã mean?  I didn’t know it had a meaning.

Who scored the goal of the Maracanazo?  A Uruguayan with big balls.

Who painted Sunflowers?  Van Gogh.

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Javi Martínez – El País 2014 World Cup Q&A

If you need a nice distraction from Friday’s result, here is Javi Martínez’s El País Q&A!  If you’ve read his previous ones (here and here), then you should know that you are in for a real treat.

The test took eight minutes, because there were a lot of laughter and second answers, as some were unprintable.  [I really want to see the uncensored version!]

Who scored the first goal of the World Cup competition?  And we’re starting!  I have no idea.

Which player has scored the most goals in the history of the World Cup?  Klose is second and in first place is… first is Ronaldo!

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Santi Cazorla – El País 2014 World Cup Q&A

And next up was Santi Cazorla!  Here are his answers to the El País Q&A!

Who scored the first goal of the World Cup competition?  No idea.

Which player has scored the most goals in the history of the World Cup?  Ronaldo.

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Koke Resurrección – El País 2014 World Cup Q&A

I’m still finding myself incredibly short of time, meaning I haven’t had time to put anything together before Spain’s World Cup debut today.  However, I did want to get started on the El País Q&As, which are back for this World Cup!  As expected, the questions are as obscure and bizarre as ever!  The first victim player to face the Q&A was Koke Resurrección.

Who scored the first goal of the World Cup competition?  I have no idea.

Which player has scored the most goals in the history of the World Cup?  Ronaldo.

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Iker Casillas – El País Confecup Q&A

Unsurprisingly, Iker got the question “What school did Iker Casillas go to?” right!  As for the other questions and answers, here they are.

What is Pelé called?  Edson Arantes, I think.

What is a folha seca?  When the ball moves strangely and drops very quickly. 

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