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Soccer-Fastest World Cup goals

Reuters

(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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