Fastest Goal in UEFA Champions League

Fastest Goal in UEFA Champions League, Ranking the Fastest Goals in Champions League History, fastest goals in the UEFA Champions League.

Fastest Goal in UEFA Champions League When playing Real Madrid in 2007, Roy Makaay of Bayern Munich set a record for the quickest goal in UEFA Champions League history, doing it in just 10.12 seconds.

The Bavarians needed to get going quickly since they were behind 2-3 going into the second leg of their round of 16 matchup against the Galacticos.

When the game began, Real Madrid took the initiative by passing the ball to the fullback Roberto Carlos after Fernando Gago received it. The ball was received by the Brazilian, who is regarded as one of the best attack-minded defenders of all time, but Hasan Salihamidi quickly intercepted his powerful touch.

Fastest Goal in UEFA Champions League

Roy MakaayReal Madrid10.12 seconds2007
JonasBayer Leverkusen10.96 seconds2011
Gilberto SilvaPSV Eindhoven20.07 seconds2002
Alessandro Del PieroManchester United20.12 seconds1997
Clarence SeedorfSchalke 0421.06 seconds2005

Fastest Goal in UEFA Champions League Thierry Henry helped Gilberto score inside 20.07 seconds after receiving the ball from Freddie Ljungberg. The Brazilian defensive midfielder was then waiting for a straightforward tap-in as Henry sped past defender Andre Ooijer.

Alessandro Del Piero is ranked fourth among players who have scored goals in the UEFA Champions League the quickest. The Juventus icon provided his side a swift start to the match against Manchester United in 1997–1998 by receiving a pass into the box, knocking goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel to the ground, and putting the ball into the net in 20.12 seconds. However, the Bianconeri ultimately dropped the game 3–2.

Fastest Goal in UEFA Champions League
Fastest Goal in UEFA Champions League

The top five players in the UEFA Champions League for quickest goalscorer are all Dutch, with Clarence Seedorf rounding out the group. When playing against Schalke 04, Seedorf, then with AC Milan, passed to Kakhaber Kaladze and Kaka a few times before launching a long-range shot that the Schalke goalkeeper was helpless to save. The goal was scored at the 21.06 second mark, according to official records.

The single goal in Bayern Munich’s 1-0 victory over Benfica in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals was scored by Arturo Vidal after just 90 seconds.

In light of that, the official UEFA website has compiled a list of the 10 fastest goals ever scored in the Champions League, including qualifying stages.

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