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Opta Quiz: Premier League free-kick special

March 31, 2020

THE world is on lockdown but there was once a time when football was a) being played and b) unscrupulous managers would put their opponents “on lockdown” by doing something known as “defending really well”.

This approach can occasionally be countered by “banging in a direct-free kick”, although it requires a specialist to do so. Here, then is a quiz about the men who showed they could bend it like Beckham (including David Beckham).