Fastest Goal in World Cup History - 1
Fastest Goal in World Cup History
Fastest Goal in World Cup History
1. Fastest Goal in World Cup History
A list of the fastest goals in World Cup history after Clint Dempseys opening goal for the United States in their 21 win over Ghana after 29 seconds on June 16, 2014. The goal was initially given as 32 seconds and later 29 seconds.
2. Hakan Sukur 2002
Hakan of Turkey scored the fastest goal in World Cup history, when he opens the scoring after only 10 seconds during the 3rd place match against the host nation Republic of South Korea during the 2002 FIFA World Cup hosted jointly by Japan and South Korea in Daegu World Cup stadium in Daegu on 29 June 2002.
3. Vaclav Masek 1962
In Czechoslovakias 31 World Cup loss to Mexico in 1962, Czechoslovakia striker Vaclav Masek scored the teams only goal after only 16 seconds of play, the fastest goal in World Cup history until 40 years later, when his record was beaten by Hakan of Turkey, by scoring after 11 seconds in the 3rd place match of the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
4. Ernst Lehner 1934
In Germanys 32 victory over Austria, Germanys outside right, Ernst Lehner, found the back of the net in only 25 seconds. Lehner held the record for the fastest goal in World Cup history for some 28 years. His record was later broken by Vaclav Masek in 1962.
5. Bryan Robson 1982
One of Englands most famous goals came in the heat of Bilbao in 1982 and from the boot of Bryan Robson. In Englands 31 victory over France, it only took Manchester United midfielder, Bryan Robson, 27 seconds to make his mark on the game.

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