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UPDATE 1-Soccer-Fastest World Cup goals
June 17, 2014 / 1:26 AM / 3 years ago

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Fastest World Cup goals

(Updates with official FIFA time of 29 seconds for Dempsey
goal)
    June 16 (Reuters) - A list of the fastest World Cup goals
after Clint Dempsey scored for the United States against Ghana
after 29 seconds on Monday. 
    Player          Country        Opponent    Year  Time
 1. Hakan Sukur     Turkey         South Korea 2002  11 seconds
 2. Vaclav Masek    Czechoslovakia Mexico      1962  16 seconds
 3. Ernst Lehner    Germany        Austria     1934  25 seconds
 4. Bryan Robson    England        France      1982  27 seconds
 5. Clint Dempsey   U.S.           Ghana       2014  29 seconds
 6. Emile Veinante  France         Belgium     1938  35 seconds
 7. Arne Nyberg     Sweden         Hungary     1938  35 seconds
 8. Bernard Lacombe France         Italy       1978  37 seconds
 9. Florian Albert  Hungary        Bulgaria    1962  50 seconds
10. Adalbert Desu   Romania        Peru        1930  50 seconds


 (Compiled by Toby Davis; editing by Justin Palmer)

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