Can You Guess the Sports Team From a Photo?

Khadija Leon

Image: By wonker from London, United Kingdom via Wikimedia Commons / By Pete Sheffield via Wikimedia Commons

About This Quiz

A sports team consists of a group of individuals who play a specific sport together. Depending on the sport, the number of people in the team varies, and each player is chosen based on their given skill set, each of which serves to enhance the team and increase its chances of winning. 

While there are a players who stand out for different reasons, whether it is their exceptional skill set, attitude or looks, the members  of the team rely on each other in order to be victorious. 

Some of the world's most famous and most successful sports teams include the American football teams, the Dallas Cowboys and the New England Patriots, the European soccer teams, Manchester United FC and Real Madrid, the US basketball teams, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors and the American baseball teams, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. 

How well do you know some of the world's best sports teams from just a photograph? Well this quiz will test your knowledge and let you know whether you're an expert or whether you need to go back and do some research. If you would like to see how well you do, take it to find out.

Which sports team is this?

The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team which was established in 1901 and is based in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees are one of many teams which compete in Major League Baseball (MLB), and have won the World Series title a record of 27 times.

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Futbol Club Barcelona, which is simply called Barcelona, is a professional football club which was founded in 1899 and is based in the city which it was named after, Barcelona, Spain. The club is owned and operated by its supporters and is the second most valuable sports team in the world.

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The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team which was founded in 1947 as the Minneapolis Lakers and later changed to the Los Angeles Lakers in 1960. The Lakers are one of the most successful teams, winning 16 championships and having an estimated value of $3 billion.

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The New England Patriots are a professional American football team which was established in 1959 and is based in Foxborough, Massachusetts. The team competes in the National Football League (NFL) and has appeared in the Super Bowl a record 10 times, 8 of which have been since the arrival of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick.

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The New York Knicks, simply called the Knicks, are an American professional basketball team which was founded in 1946 and is based in Manhattan, New York. The team was successful earlier on in their career, making it to the championships twice in the 1970s alone.

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team which was established in 1883 and is based in Los Angeles, California. The team competes in Major League Baseball and has won 6 World Series titles, the last of which was in 1988.

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The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team which was established in 1932 and is based in the Washington metropolitan area. They competed in the National Football League and have a total of 5 NFL championships.

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Football club Bayern Munich is a German football club which was founded in 1900 and is based in Munich, Bavaria in Germany. It is one of the most successful clubs in the Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League and it is one of the few teams to have won 2 international titles.

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The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team which was established in 1901 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. The team competes in Major League Baseball and has won 8 of the 12 World Series championships that they have competed in.

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The New York Giants are a professional American football team which was established in 1925 and is based in the state of New York. The team competes in the National Football League (NFL) where they rank 3rd in the franchises, winning 8 NFL championships.

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The Chicago Bulls are an American professional basketball team which was founded in 1966 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. The team was extremely successful in the 1990s, winning 6 NBA championships from 1991 and 1998 with the help of Michael Jordan and coach Phil Jackson.

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The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball team which was founded in 1883 as the New York Gothams, which was later changed to the New York Giants and after moving to San Francisco in 1958, was renamed the San Francisco Giants. The team has won the most games out of all the teams in the history of American baseball.

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The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team which was established in 1876 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. The team, which is one of two Chicago-based teams, competes in the Major League Baseball and has appeared in 11 World Series.

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The New York Jets are a professional American football team which was established in 1959 and is based in New York City. They compete in the National Football League and have reached the playoffs 12 times, the last of which was in 2010.

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The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football team which was founded in 1933 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They compete in the National Football League and won Super Bowl LII in 2018.

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The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team which was founded in 1946 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. They compete in the National Basketball League and are the most successful team in the history of the NBA, winning 17 championships, the last of which was in 2008.

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The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team which was founded in 1920 and is based in the city of Chicago, Illinois. They compete in the National Football League where they have won 9 NFL championships, and they hold the record for having the most retired jersey numbers.

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The New Zealand national rugby union team, which is also known as “The Blacks," is a men’s rugby team which is known for having one of the world’s best rugby teams as it has won the Rugby World Cup in 1987, 2011 and in 2015.

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The Los Angeles Clippers are an American professional basketball team which was established in 1970 and is based in Los Angeles, California. In their earlier years, they were not very successful but with the acquisition of Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan in the 2010s, their luck took a turn for the better.

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The San Francisco 49ers are an American professional football team which was established in 1944 and is based in San Francisco Bay Area. They compete in the National Football League where they have won five Super Bowl championships. Some of their most successful and most famous players include Steve Young, Jerry Rice and Joe Montana.

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The Baltimore Ravens are an American professional football team which was established in 1996 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland. Although they are one of the newest teams, they are one of the most successful in the franchise, qualifying for 10 NFL playoffs and winning 2 Super Bowl championships.

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The United States women’s gymnastics team made their first appearance in 1948, where they won the bronze medal. They have won over 9 Olympic medals and are the current reigning Olympic team champion and World team champion.

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The Brooklyn Nets are an American professional basketball team which was founded in 1967 and the other basketball team which is based in New York City. The Nets have won 2 ABA championships and also held 2 conference titles.

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The Denver Broncos are an American football team which was established in 1959 and is based in Denver, Colorado. The team, which is owned by Pat Bowlen, competes in the National Football League where they have won 3 Super Bowl Championships.

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The Indiana Colts are an American football team which was established in 1953 and is based in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana. They compete in the National Football League where they have won 2 Super Bowl championships.

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The St. Louis Cardinals are an American professional baseball team which was founded in 1882 and is based in the city which it was named after, St. Louis, Missouri. They compete in the Major League Baseball and have won 11 World Series titles.

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The Green Bay Packers are an American professional football team which was founded in 1919 and based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The team, which is worth over $2 billion, competes in the National Football League where they have won 2 Super Bowl championships.

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Manchester City Football Club is an English football club which was founded in 1880 and is one of two teams based in Manchester, England. The club was most successful from 1968 to 1970 where they won the FA Cup, the League Championship and the UEFA Cup.

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Chelsea Football Club is an English professional football club which was founded in 1905 and is based in London, England. The extremely popular team is worth an estimated $1.85 billion and competes in several leagues and has won 27 major trophies.

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The Indian National cricket team, sometimes known as the “Men in Blue," is the men'ss international cricket team which is ranked 1st in the Test cricket and the One Day International by the International Cricket Council. It is also ranked as 3rd in the Twenty20 International series.

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The New York Mets are an American professional baseball team which was founded in 1962 and is based in Queens, New York. They compete in Major League Baseball where they have won two World Series titles and six East Division titles.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are an American professional football team which was founded in 1933 and is based in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They have competed in the National Football League where they have won 6 Super Bowl championships and 23 divisional championships.

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The Seattle Seahawks are an American professional football team which was established in 1974 and is based in Seattle, Washington. They compete in the National Football League and won the Super Bowl championship in 2013.

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The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team which was founded in 1946 and is based in Oakland, California. The team competes in the National Basketball Association and has reached the Finals 8 times, winning 5 of them.

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The Miami Dolphins are an American professional football team which was founded in 1965 and is based in Miami, Florida. The team competes in the National Football League where they have won two Super Bowl championships back to back in 1972 and 1973.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are a Canadian professional ice hockey team which was founded in 1917 which is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the National Hockey League where they have won 13 Stanley Cups and are worth an estimated $1.4 billion.

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The Carolina Panthers is an American professional football team which was founded in 1993 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The team which competes in the National Football League has made it to the playoffs 8 times, 4 of which were within the last 5 years.

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The Houston Rockets is an American professional basketball team which was founded in 1967 and is based in Houston, Texas. The team competes in the National Basketball Association where they have won 2 championships back in the 1990s.

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The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team which was established in 1883 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The team has won 2 World Series titles in Major League Baseball.

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The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team which was established in 1961 and is based in the city of Arlington, Texas. The team, whose name is borrowed from the law enforcement agency, competes in Major League Baseball where they have only made it to the World Series once where they lost to the San Francisco Giants.

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The Miami Heat is an American professional basketball team which was founded in 1988 and is based in Miami, Florida. They compete in the National Basketball Association where they have 3 league championships and 12 Division titles.

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The Tennessee Titans (formerly the Houston Oilers) are an American professional football team which was established in 1959 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee. They compete in the National Football League where they have made it to 17 playoffs.

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The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball team which was established in 1871 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. The team competes in Major League Baseball where they have won the World Series title 3 times as well as winning the East Division title 12 times.

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Real Madrid Club de Futbol, simply known as Real Madrid or Real, is a professional football club which is based in Madrid, Spain. The club was founded on March 6, 1902 and since its inception, it has been one of the top teams in many different leagues, winning over 64 trophies in total.

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The Dallas Mavericks are an American professional basketball team which was founded in 1980 and is based in the city of Dallas, Texas. They compete in the National Basketball Association where they have won only one championship, back in 2011.

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The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team which plays in the National Football League and is based in the city of Dallas, Texas. The Cowboys joined the NFL in the 1960s and is one of the most popular teams in the league, as it is known for selling out most of its games as well as reaching the Super Bowl eight times.

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Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club which was founded over 140 years ago and is based in Old Trafford, Manchester, England. Nicknamed “the red devils," the team has won over 15 League titles and over 20 FA Community Shields.

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Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club which was founded in 1886 and is based in Highbury, London, England. The club has won 13 League titles, 13 FA Cups, 2 League Cups and it is also the only club to go 38 matches unbeaten.

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The Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball team which was founded in 1961and is based in Anaheim, California. They compete in Major League Baseball where they have only won the World Series title in 2002.

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The West Indies cricket team, commonly called “the Windies” is a multinational Caribbean cricket team with members coming from more than 15 islands. It is ranked 3rd in the Twenty20 International series, 8th in the world tests series and 9th in the one-day international series.

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