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Ansu Fati, Pelé, Lukaku... football's youngest scorers

Ansu Fati

The 16-year-old scored his first goal for Barcelona against Osasuna, beating the marks set by Bojan and Leo Messi at the Camp Nou club.

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Ansu Fati

The 16-year-old scored his first goal for Barcelona against Osasuna, beating the marks set by Bojan and Leo Messi at the Camp Nou club.

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Fernando Ovelar

Fernando Ovelar was making just his second appearance in the Paraguayan Primera División with Cerro Porteño when he found the net against Club Olimpia at just 14 years of age.

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Fernando Ovelar

Fernando Ovelar was making just his second appearance in the Paraguayan Primera División with Cerro Porteño when he found the net against Club Olimpia at just 14 years of age.

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Pelé

Pelé became the youngest scorer in World Cup history in Sweden in 1958 at the age 17 years and 239 days when he bagged against Wales.

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Pelé

Pelé became the youngest scorer in World Cup history in Sweden in 1958 at the age 17 years and 239 days when he bagged against Wales.

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Johan Volanthen

Swiss winger Vonlanthen became the youngest scorer ever in the European Championships when he equalised against France in 2004, beating Wayne Rooney's record which the England forward had set just four days beforehand.

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Peter Ofori-Quaye

Ofori-Quaye is the youngest player ever to find the net in the Champions League at 17 years and 195 days when he bagged for Olympiacos against Rosenborg on 1 October, 1997.

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Peter Ofori-Quaye

Ofori-Quaye is the youngest player ever to find the net in the Champions League at 17 years and 195 days when he bagged for Olympiacos against Rosenborg on 1 October, 1997.

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Romelu Lukaku

The Inter Milan striker set the record as the youngest scorer in Europa League history when he hit the net for Anderlecht against Dinamo Zagreb at the age of 16 years and 127 days.

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Romelu Lukaku

The Inter Milan striker set the record as the youngest scorer in Europa League history when he hit the net for Anderlecht against Dinamo Zagreb at the age of 16 years and 127 days.

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Fabrice Olinga

The Cameroonian is La Liga's youngest ever goalscorer at 16 years and 98 days, when he found the net after coming off the bench for Málaga at Celta Vigo.

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Fabrice Olinga

The Cameroonian is La Liga's youngest ever goalscorer at 16 years and 98 days, when he found the net after coming off the bench for Málaga at Celta Vigo.

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James Vaughan

Vaughan retains the record as the youngest scorer in Premier League history after bagging for Everton against Crystal Palace in 2005 at 16 years and 270 days old.

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James Vaughan

Vaughan retains the record as the youngest scorer in Premier League history after bagging for Everton against Crystal Palace in 2005 at 16 years and 270 days old.

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Nuri Sahin

Also in 2005, Sahin became the youngest scorer in the Bundesliga at 17 years and 82 days in a 2-1 victory for Borussia Dortmund over Nuremberg.

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Nuri Sahin

Also in 2005, Sahin became the youngest scorer in the Bundesliga at 17 years and 82 days in a 2-1 victory for Borussia Dortmund over Nuremberg.

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