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Fastest Champions League goal: Roy Makaay still holds record at 10.12 seconds

Roy Makaay's goal after just 10.12 seconds is the fastest in UEFA Champions League history.

Roy Makay celebrates his record-breaking goal for Bayern against Real Madrid in 2007
Roy Makay celebrates his record-breaking goal for Bayern against Real Madrid in 2007 Bongarts/Getty Images

What is the fastest UEFA Champions League goal in the history of the competition? Roy Makaay holds the record thanks to his effort just 10.12 seconds into Bayern's 2006/07 round of 16 second leg against Real Madrid.

Makaay scores fastest goal: How it happened

From the kick-off the ball was played to Roberto Carlos but the Brazilian's touch was poor, allowing Hasan Salihamidžić to capitalise. The midfielder quickly threaded a square pass through to Makaay, who swept past Iker Casillas to leave Madrid shell-shocked.

Read the UEFA.com match report on that memorable night in Munich.

Bayern had not scored inside the first quarter-hour of any of their seven outings in that season's competition.

Fastest Champions League goals

10.12 seconds: Roy Makaay
Bayern 2-1 Real Madrid, 07/03/2007
Round of 16 second leg

10.96 seconds: Jonas
Valencia 3-1 Leverkusen, 01/11/2011
Group stage, Matchday 4

20.07 seconds: Gilberto Silva
PSV 0-4 Arsenal, 25/09/2002
Group stage, Matchday 2

20.12 seconds: Alessandro Del Piero
Manchester United 3-2 Juventus, 01/10/1997
Group stage, Matchday 2

21.06 seconds: Clarence Seedorf
Schalke 2-2 Milan, 28/09/2005
Group stage, Matchday 2