Liverpool draws penalty in under 30 seconds to take lead in Champions League final (video)

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Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the Champions League final. (Getty)
Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the Champions League final. (Getty)

Liverpool jumped ahead of Tottenham Hotspur ridiculously early in the Champions League final, drawing a penalty 23 seconds into the match and converting through Mohamed Salah.

Sadio Mane got free behind Tottenham’s defense and flicked a ball that hit the outstretched shoulder of Moussa Sissoko:

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Salah stepped up to the spot and buried the penalty past Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris:

Liverpool, ironically enough, is still the victim of the fastest goal in Champions League final history, scored by AC Milan’s Paolo Maldini in 2005. The Reds fell behind 3-0 before scoring three times in the second half and rallying to win their fifth European crown.

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