There are several contenders for the title of the fastest goal in the history of football. All candidate goals are scored from the center of the field after the starting whistle of the referee. In the Guinness Book of Records the most rapid goal in football was the goal of Argentine Ricardo Oliveira in the match of the clubs "Rio Negro" and "Soriano" in 1998.He was scored 2.8 seconds after the start of the match. However, since this record was repeatedly beaten. In 2006, in a match between amateur English teams, Mark Burroughs scored a goal in 2.5 seconds after the starting whistle. As for professional sports, in 2009, in a match of youth teams of football clubs in Saudi Arabia, Nawaf Al Abed scored a goal two seconds after the match began. However, the results of this match were canceled due to the fact that not all players were younger than 23 years, which violated the rules of the game of youth teams.
Now it is considered that the fastest goal in the history of professional football was scored in the second division of the championship of Russia. On September 11, 2011, 35-year-old Mikhail Osinov, playing for the Novocherkassk "MITOS", scored a goal against Gelendzhik "Olimpia" in 2.68 seconds after the start of the match( this figure is given by the Internet portal 101greatgoals.com, Russian media write thatgoal was scored in the second second of the match)."Before the starting whistle, I saw that the goalkeeper of Olimpia came out of the gate," said Osinov, "I did not go very far from the" ribbon ", but I decided to try to throw it, so I asked the guys that after the ball was played in the center of the field immediatelyI dreamed of scoring from the center of the field and a direct blow from the corner. "The first has already been realized, I will now corner to train."
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Women football players are also able to score similar goals. In 2006, football player Yael Averbuch, who plays for the University of North Carolina team, scored in the gate of the team of Yale University 4 seconds after the starting whistle.
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