#316 | The World Cup’s Five Biggest Controversies

English Learning for Curious Minds

17-11-2022 • 24 minutos

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The FIFA World Cup is full of controversy, on and off the pitch.

In this episode, we look at five of the most controversial episodes in World Cup history and finish up with five interesting facts about the world's most popular football tournament.

  • Controversy #1: Diego Maradona & The Hand of God
  • Controversy #2: The murder of Andres Escobar
  • Controversy #3: The Kuwait Goal Scandal
  • Controversy #4: Zinedine Zidane headbutt
  • Controversy #5: Italy decide to play in black
  • Trivia point #1: The unusual location of the first world cup
  • Trivia point #2: How much beer is drunk
  • Trivia point #3: How many people watch the world cup
  • Trivia point #4: Pickles the trophy-finding dog
  • Trivia point #5: The controversy of the Qatar World Cup

Full interactive transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/world-cup-controversies


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