Blink and you will miss it — Rafael Leao scores quickest aim in Serie A historical past



It took simply six seconds for AC Milan to guide towards Sassuolo on Sunday — the quickest aim within the historical past of Serie A.

Rafael Leao wrote his title into the file books when Hakan Calhanoglu drove into the Sassuolo half straight from kickoff and located Leao, who minimize via the opposition protection to attain with exactly 6.2 seconds on the clock.

It not solely beat the earlier file in Italian soccer set by Paolo Poggi, but in addition grew to become the quickest aim ever scored in Europe’s prime 5 leagues.

AC Milan, with out the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic, went on to win 2-1 due to a second aim from Alexis Saelemaekers halfway via the primary half.

Domenico Berardi’s late free-kick proved solely a comfort for the house aspect.

The win means Milan is one level forward of rival Inter on the prime of Serie A and 4 away from Serie A champion Juventus in third.

Poggi, who beforehand held the Serie A file when he scored after eight seconds for Piacenza in December 2001, graciously handed over his accolade to 21-year-old Leao.

“Congratulations to @RafaeLeao7 for beating, or somewhat, shattering, my file for the quickest aim in @SerieA after 19 years. Nicely carried out,” he wrote on Twitter.


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