Don't worry, you won't need a passport (or a sporting event program) to solve the Think Thursday challenge for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game, a throwback from about three years ago:

The United States has direct borders with only two countries - Canada and Mexico - but those international borders are always hot topics of conversation. Can you imagine sharing a direct border with nine different nations? And which country are we talking about? Let's see:

Germany borders 9 European nations.
Name as many as you can.

Score +2 for a correct answer,
and minus-1 for a wrong one.
A score of 10 or better wins!

Here are the ANSWERS.

THE ANSWERS:

AUSTRIA,
BELGIUM,
CZECH REPUBLIC,
DENMARK,
FRANCE,
LUXEMBOURG,
THE NETHERLANDS,
POLAND, and
SWITZERLAND.

Remember, you get plus-2 for each correct answer, minus-1 for each wrong one. A score of 10 or better wins.