Spaniard Gavi becomes 3rd youngest goalscorer in World Cup history


Gavi. DYLAN MARTINEZ / REUTERS

Author of a goal during the festival of his team against Costa Rica (7-0), the midfielder of Barça entered the history of the competition.

Thanks to his goal against Costa Rica on Wednesday (Spain win 7-0), Spanish midfielder Gavi became the third-youngest scorer in World Cup history in Doha on Wednesday, behind Pelé and Mexico’s Manuel Rosas.

Here is the list of the youngest scorers in the World Cup:

1. Pelé (Brazil), June 19, 1958 against Wales (6448 days, i.e. 17 years, 7 months and 27 days)

2. Manuel Rosas (Mexico), July 19, 1930 against Argentina (6667 days, i.e. 18 years, 3 months and 2 days)

3. Gavi (Spain), November 23, 2022 against Costa Rica (6684 days, i.e. 18 years, 3 months and 18 days)

4. Michael Owen (England), June 22, 1998 against Romania (6765 days, i.e. 18 years, 6 months and 8 days)

5. Miklos Kovacs (Romania), July 14, 1930 against Peru (6778 days, i.e. 18 years, 6 months and 21 days)



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