Portugal – Belgium striker, Cristian Benteke set a record as the fastest scorer in the history of the World Cup, either in qualifying or finals. Benteke scored quickly the at the seven second after kick off against Gibraltar, which was held in Faro, Portugal (11/10). Benteke broke the record set by David Gualtieri, the San Marino players scored in 8.3 seconds after kick-off at the 1994 World Cup qualification.
After kick off by Gibraltar, their player passes the ball to the back but not right and immediately struck by Benteke. The Belgian attacker dribbled straight ahead until the goal line and then kick hard left foot that ended up being a goal. The final result, Belgium won 6-0. In the match, Benteke scored a hatrick.
For the record, Gibraltar became a member of FIFA’s just in this year, they don’t have a single stadium with FIFA standards. So, the game was held in Faro, Portugal.
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