Champions League youngest goalscorers: Ansu Fati, Cesc Fàbregas, Karim Benzema

Ansu Fati this season became the youngest player to score a UEFA Champions League goal: see who he joined in the top ten.

Ansu Fati turned 17 in October 2019
Ansu Fati turned 17 in October 2019 ©Getty Images

Ansu Fati's late group stage winner for Barcelona at Internazionale Milano made him the youngest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history, beating by 155 days the mark set by Peter Ofori-Quaye in 1997, five years before the Blaugrana prospect was born.

Youngest Champions League players


Winger Fati features in a top ten including a number of future stars, from Cesc Fàbregas to Karim Benzema ...

Youngest UEFA Champions League scorers

Highlights: Inter 1-2 Barcelona
Highlights: Inter 1-2 Barcelona

17 years 40 days: Ansu Fati (Internazionale Milano 1-2 Barcelona, 10/12/19)
17 years 195 days: Peter Ofori-Quaye (Rosenborg 5-1 Olympiacos, 01/10/97)
17 years 216 days: Mateo Kovačić (Dinamo Zagreb 1-7 Lyon, 07/12/11)
17 years 218 days: Cesc Fàbregas (Arsenal 5-1 Rosenborg, 07/12/04)
17 years 218 days: Bojan Krkić (Schalke 0-1 Barcelona, 01/04/08)
17 years 241 days: Martin Klein (Panathinaikos 2-1 Sparta Praha, 27/02/02)
17 years 263 days: Breel Embolo (Basel 4-0 Ludogorets, 04/11/14)
17 years 300 days: Aaron Ramsey (Fenerbahçe 2-5 Arsenal, 21/10/08)
17 years 352 days: Karim Benzema (Lyon 2-1 Rosenborg, 06/12/05)
18 years 44 days: Alex Oxlade-Chambelain (Arsenal 2-1 Olympiacos, 28/09/11)

(Group stage to final only)