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Watch Christian Benteke Score The Fastest Goal In World Cup Qualifying History

Belgium's Christian Benteke needed just 8.1 seconds to score against Gibraltar.

Think about this number: 8.1 seconds. Chances are, your car goes zero to 60 slower than that, but that's how long it took Christian Benteke, who is not renowned for his speed, to score against Gibraltar. 

Benteke's goal is the fastest goal in World Cup qualifying history, scored against a team that features just a few true professional soccer players. It just came together perfectly, although if you had asked us who would score the fastest goal in World Cup qualifying history, we would not have picked Christian Benteke. Good for him.

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