Football is indeed the most-popular and by far the most-watched sport in the world. Football is dominating the sporting scene right now and lighting up stadiums with a number of different surprises. The most important aspects that spectators and fans look up to is, goals. Most of the decorated football players are those who showcase their goal-scoring prowess. It can take just a second to score a goal in and sometimes, even 90 minutes are not enough.
Over the years, we have seen several fascinating records being scripted by the goal-scorers, including the fastest goals. When it comes to the fastest football goals, there are plenty of goals to choose from. We have listed the fastest goals scored by any kind of players, including juniors, amateurs, semi-professionals, professionals, in any football league, cup or other competition around the world.
Here are the top 20 fastest goals in football history.
|1.||Gavin Stokes||2017||Maryhill v Clydebank||2.1 sec|
|2.||Vuk Bakic||2012||GSP Polet v FK Dorćol||2.2 sec|
|3.||Marc Burrows||2004||Cowes Sports Res. v Eastleigh Res.||2.56 sec|
|4.||Ricardo Olivera||1998||Rio Negro Capital v Soriano Interior||2.8 sec|
|5.||Cheung Sai Ho||1993||Portsmouth Cup||2.8 sec|
|6.||Carlos Almeida||2011||Oliveira do Hospital v Associação Atlética de Arganil||3 sec|
|7.||Frederico Chaves||2003||América Mineiro v Vila Nova||3.17 sec|
|8.||Colin Cowperthwaite||1979||Barrow v Kettering Town||3.55 sec|
|9.||Richard Wetton||2017||Oakwood FC v Lingfield FC||3.57 sec|
|10.||Bart van der Veer||2014||LTC v Oeverzwaluwen||3.6 sec|
|11.||Damian Mori||1995||Adelaide City v Sydney United||3.69 sec|
|12.||Yael Averbuch||2006||North Carolina v Yale Bulldogs||3.9 sec|
|13.||Jim Fryatt||1964||Bradford Park Avenue v Tranmere||4 sec|
|14.||Gareth Morris||2001||Ashton United v Skelmersdale United||4 sec|
|15.||Gustavo Ramírez||2014||Mineros de Zacatecas v Club Necaxa||4 sec|
|16.||Carlos Seppaquerci||1979||Gimnasia y Esgrima LP v Huracán||5 sec|
|17.||Albert Mundy||1958||Aldershot Town v Hartlepool United||6 sec|
|18.||Barrie Jones||1962||Notts County v Torquay United||6 sec|
|19.||Keith Smith||1964||Crystal Palace v Derby County||6 sec|
|20.||Tommy Langley||1980||QPR v Bolton Wanderers||6 sec|