Spanish Footballer Gavi Becomes the Youngest World Cup Scorer
Spain’s footballer Gavi made a record in World Cup football. This Spanish young star Gavi scored a goal in his World Cup debut at the age of 18 and becomes the Youngest World Cup Scorer. No one else in the history of Spanish football has scored more goals in a major tournament at the age of 18.
Gavi became the youngest player to score a FIFA World Cup goal by sending the ball into Costa Rica’s net at the World Cup in Qatar. On the day when Gavi-Torres shined, Spain played against Costa Rica. Lost by a big margin of 7-0 goals. Young Gavi is shining light at the beginning of his career. Now he is on the world stage, spreading light in the club jersey. Gavi is the second youngest goals corer in World Cup history.
Gavi scored the fifth goal for Spain at Al Thumama. His goal in the 74th minute of the match made the Spaniards 5-0. The team scored two more goals in the rest of the match. Gavi was in the team’s XI from the start in the number jersey. Repaid the coach’s trust. He played the whole time.
Spain sent the ball into Costa Rica’s net seven times but failed to score a single goal. Costa Rica could not handle their own defense. It was far from being attacked. Three goals in the first half and four goals in the second half resulted in a 7-0 victory for the Spanish.
Spain dominated the entire match. They had 81 percent of the ball. The team scored on seven of 16 shots. Costa Rica couldn’t even get a shot in the face of Brazil’s net.
Spain cornered Costa Rica by showcasing the aesthetics of Spanish football. The team took a big lead in the first half. The Spaniards went into the break with a three-goal lead from the three stars. Spin sent the ball into the Costa Rica net three times within thirty minutes of the match.
One of the three goals in the first half came from penalties. Costa Rica went into the break trailing 3-0. This is the first time since the 1930 World Cup that Spain have scored three goals in the first half of a World Cup match. Olmo, Asensiore and Torres put the team ahead at the beginning.
Olmo gave Spain the lead in the 11th minute of the match. He received the pass from Gavi and sent the ball into the net of Costa Rica. The Spaniards took a 1-0 lead. The team took longer to build up the lead. Marco Asensio’s goal in the twenty minute of the match, Gavira increased the gap.
In the 21st minute of the match, Marco Asensio sent the ball from Alba’s cross from the left side past Costa Rica’s goalkeeper Navas. Spain went 2-0 up ten minutes after taking the lead. The former champions scored three goals in ten minutes in a row.
In the 30th minute, Ferran Torres gave Spain a 3-0 lead from the penalty spot. The referee whistled for a penalty when Duarte fouled Alba on the edge of danger. Torres put the team ahead by a big margin before the break from the spock kick. Costa Rican footballers were helpless on the field.
When the game resumed after the break, Spain became even more dominant. Torres’ double goal made Spain 4-0 in the 54th minute of the match. Ten minutes later, Spain’s young star Gavi scored a goal in the World Cup. He gave Spain a 5-0 lead in the 74th minute.
Costa Rica lost by a large margin. Their defense line also collapsed. Torres made full use of the opportunity. In the 90th minute of the match, Carlos Soler made it 6-0. Albro Morta put the final nail in Costa Rica’s coffin in added time of the match. Costa Rica had to leave the field with a big loss of 7-0 goals.