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Fastest Goal Ever in the World Cup

Clint Dempsey made a sharp cut across his defender and scored the 6th fastest goal in World Cup history when it hit off the far post into the net. According to FIFA, it went in at the 34 second mark.

But the fast goal ever belongs to Hakan Sukur from Turkey, who scored in under 11 seconds against South Korea in 2002:

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