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Fastest World Cup goals
June 17, 2014 / 1:31 AM / 3 years ago

Fastest World Cup goals

(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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