Isn’t quizzo the greatest? Whether you are a New Deck purist who spells it with just one ‘z’, or prefer to win “adult” toys at a round of Kinky Quizzo, you can’t help but to love the thrill of being the only person at your table who knows which state America’s other Philadelphia can be found‡.
To celebrate my love of quizzo (which is one of the reasons #whyilovephilly), I give you a Philly-focused trivia question every Tuesday. Answers after the jump.
This week’s trivia question: USA takes on Belgium today at 3PM! YIP BELIEVES THAT WE WILL WIN! One of my favorite soccer players of all time is Edison Arantes do Nascimento, who is more commonly know as who?
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Answer: Pelé, claro. Along with Manual Fancisco dos Santos – Garrincha – Pele lead Brazil to World Cups in 1958, 1962 and 1970. Garrincha means wren in Portuguese, but Pele was just a schoolyard nickname without any meaning that stuck with O Rei do Futebol.