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Take the hardest Football/Championship Manager quiz ever

Do you know your Tonton Zola Moukokos from your Cherno Sambas?

Which club did Tonton Zola Moukoko play for in the 99/00 edition of Championship Manager?
Sheffield United

Which of these players was later revealed to be fake?
Maxim Tsigalko
Tommy Svindal Larsen

Tó Madeira
Serge Makofo
Which of these cult heroes had an unsuccessful trial at Man United, but later admitted to stepping into Alex Ferguson's shoes and signing himself in the game?
Kennedy Bakircioglu
Ibrahima Bakayoko

Andri Sigþórsson
Mark Kerr
How many goals did the once-promising youngster Cherno Samba famously score in real life as a teenager over the course of 32 youth football games?

Which of these is the correct title of a book based on the Football Manager series?
Football Manager Ruined my Marriage
Football Manager Stole my Life

I'm a Football Manager Addict, Get Me Out of Here!
Dude, Where's My Football Manager Disc?
Which of these versions of Championship Manager could famously be installed on a computer without needing a copy of the CD to play it?

Who originally created the Championship Manager brand?
Miles Jacobsen
Paul and Oliver Collyer

John Eidos
Jose Mourinho
Which of these managers openly credited Football Manager with helping him learn about management?
Andre Villas-Boas
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Slaven Bilic
Joe Kinnear
Which then-Barcelona B player did Alex McLeish's son famously (and unsuccessfully) urge him to sign on the basis of his Football Manager stats?
Cesc Fabregas

Lionel Messi
Anders Iniesta
Which keen Football Manager fan once threatened to quit the game after having an argument with the virtual version of himself?
Joey Barton

Mario Balotelli
Alan Pardew
In 2010, which of these clubs did a deal with Sports Interactive to use the game's database to scout players and opposition?

Which of these things is known to have actually happened?
An aspiring manager dropped out of his real-life coaching course and pursued an alternate career due to his continuing inability to master the game.
The IFK Göteborg manager once signed a player, without having even seen him play, purely on the basis of his impressive Football Manager stats.

A student was promoted to manager of FC Baku’s reserve team based on his success in Football Manager.
A French footballer once sued the game's makers after claiming he was portrayed as being worse than actually was in real life and thus reducing his transfer market value.
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Alex Ferguson
Well done! You're the best manager ever!
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Arsene Wenger
You should be respected for all you achieved even if your best days are arguably behind you.
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Harry Redknapp
You may not be a top, top manager, but you know your stuff up to a certain level.
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You scored out of !
Paolo Di Canio
Let's be honest - football management's just not for you
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How many of these Irish international footballers from the 00s can you remember?>

How big a Republic of Ireland fan are you?

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Paul Fennessy

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