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1 - Which club does David Cameron claim to support?

Aston Villa

2 - Why might you not want to borrow David Mellor's Chelsea shirt?

Because he allegedly engaged in the physical act of love while wearing it, with Antonia de Sancha

3 - What tattoo do Andy Reid and Diego Maradona have in common?

They both Che Guevara's face inked upon their person

4 - And which political figure did Maradona interview on his chat show, saying "For me he is a god"?

Fidel Castro

5 - Which Labour MP is an Honorary Vice President of Blackburn?

Jack Straw

6 - Name the company that owns AC Milan, which Silvio Berlusconi is a majority shareholder in.

Mediaset

7 - What did Silvio's little brother say to cause him embarrassment earlier this season?

Paolo Berlusconi called Mario Balotelli 'our household's little nigger.'

8 - True or false: Cristiano Lucarelli used to celebrate goals with a clenched fist, in solidarity with a local fascist party.

False - it was in solidarity with a communist group

9 - Of which town is H'Angus the Monkey (or at least the man who used to be H'Angus the Monkey) mayor?

Hartlepool. His real name is Stuart Drummond

10 - Which dictator apparently sent a telegram to his country's squad before the 1938 World Cup that simply read 'Win or die!'

Benito Mussolini - this was a fairly common Italian fascist slogan, but still...

11 - What was the Copa del Rey called between 1938 and 1973?

Copa del Generalísimo

12 - Which German midfielder, who played most of his career with Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, frequently took Mao Zedong's 'Little Red Book' to training?

Paul Breitner

13 - Of which club is...ahem...'controversial' Romanian politician Gigi Becali owner?

Steaua Bucharest

14 - Which member of the 1994 Bulgarian World Cup side is mayor of his home town Sliven?

Yordan Letchkov

15 - Which current Premier League footballer said this: "I had a really good chat with David. As a footballer, I don't want to get involved with the campaigning thing, but I am a Tory and I really like David Cameron."

Frank Lampard

16 - Which current Premier League manager wrote a column the Workers' Revolutionary Party publication 'News Line' in the seventies?

Chris Hughton

17 - Which former Chelsea and Manchester City striker stood for the presidency of his country in 2005?

George Weah

18 - Which French defender responded to Nicolas Sarkozy calling Paris rioters 'scum' by saying: "If they are scum, then I am scum."

Lillian Thuram

19 - Which Brazilian midfielder founded an organisation called 'Corinthians Democracy'?

Socrates

20 - Which Argentinian defender talked Inter Milan into donating player fines to a Zapatista guerrilla movement?

Javier Zanetti

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