Fastest Goals in Soccer

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You’ll be surprised how quickly the soccer ball ends up in the back of the net, but the defensive has to be on their toes from the get go as you’ll see in the videos below. Teams are ready to pounce on any mistakes. Here are some of the fastest goals ever scored in soccer. One that stands out is Clint Dempsey’s goal versus Ghana in the World Cup. Dempsey doesn’t waste any time scoring in the match, just 29 second in and the ball is in the back of the net..

From the MLS: It took only 29 seconds for Clint Dempsey to put his stamp on the US national team’s World Cup campaign, as the Seattle Sounders forward scored the fifth-fastest goal in World Cup history.

Just seconds after the kick off, Dempsey ran onto a flicked pass from Jermaine Jones, pulled a stepover, and cut inside past Ghanaian defender John Boye. Suddenly free in the box, he slotted a left-footed shot past goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey and in off the right post to give the Americans a 1-0 lead.

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