Football is the most loved as well as most followed sports in the world. The goal is the main attraction and also the most precious thing about this beautiful game. Footballers have scored so many special goals throughout the game’s history. In this article, we will inform you about the 10 fastest goals in the football history of all time considering the top-level football competitions.
# Top 10 Fastest Goals In The Football History Of All Time:
10) Karim Bellarabi (9 seconds):
The Bayer Leverkusen striker occupies the 10th position in the list. He scored the goal in 2014 against Borussia Dortmund. His strike at the Signal Iduna Park is the fastest ever Bundesliga goal. He took advantage of shaky Dortmund defence to be the part of the history.
9) Paolo Poggi (8.1 seconds):
This 8.1-second strike stands at the 9th position. Paolo Poggi scored the fastest ever goal in the Serie-A. The Italian stunned Fiorentina right at the beginning of this clash. His team Piacenza went on to win the clash 3-1 against the Violets.
8) Tim Cahill (8 seconds):
The New York Red Bull striker holds the 8th spot. This legendary Australian striker surprised the Houston Dynamo with an 8th-second pile driver. Following this brilliant start, the Red Bulls sealed the game by 3-0 margin.
7) Shane Long (7.69 seconds):
The Irish sensation scored the goal even before 8 seconds being passed in the clock. Moreover, it became the fastest ever Premier League goal in history. But despite having such a brilliant start the Saints from the Southampton drew the game against Watford. The game ended 1 all at the Vicarage Road but Long became the part of the history.
6) Seydou Keita (7.66 seconds):
The African standing at the 6th spot. However, he holds the record of the second-ever fastest La Liga goal. His strike was just .44 second late than the fastest one scored by Llorente. He makes the Mestalla spectators celebrating even before 8 seconds’ play against Almeria in 2014. But unlike the start, the finishing wasn’t good enough for Los Ches as Almeria held them 2-2.
5) Joseba Llorente (7.22 second):
The Spaniard made history against Espanyol. He completely stunned the Catalan side with an amazing strike to make the history. His 7.22 seconds’ strike is still the fastest ever goal in the Spanish top flight. Furthermore, this goal helped Real Valladolid to win the game 2-1.
4) Mike Grella (7 seconds):
The fastest ever Major League Soccer strike! He opened the scoring only 7 seconds after the kick-off against Philadelphia Union. His early strike gave Red Bulls a superb start and the New York-based side also won the game 4-1.
3) Ji Xiang (7 seconds):
The 3rd fastest ever goal belongs to a Chinese Super League match. Ji Xiang put the ball at the back of the net right after 7 seconds’ play against Guangzhou Evergrande. This goal earned Jiangsu Sainty a point. The strike obviously stands as the fastest ever goal in the Chinese Super League.
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2) Lukas Podolski (6 seconds):
Lukas Podolski scored this goal for Germany National Team only on the 6th second of this match. It was a friendly clash against Latin American side Ecuador. The German forward put his name on the history book 2013. It’s still the fastest ever goal scored in an international football match. Germany won the clash 4-2.
1) Damian Mori (3.69 seconds):
The Adelaide City striker is holding the top position on the top 10 fastest goals in the football history of all time list. He put the ball into the net right from the kick-off and absolutely stunned the Sydney United keeper and the players as well as the fans. The match ended 2-2 but the Australian was certainly successful to put his name in the history book.