Ten years on ... Makaay scores fastest Champions League goal

Tuesday marks ten years to the day since Roy Makaay made UEFA Champions League history with a goal after 10.12 seconds, a record that still stands. We take a snap shot.

Bayern celebrate Roy Makaay's goal
Bayern celebrate Roy Makaay's goal ©Getty Images

Bayern München had not scored inside the first quarter-hour of any of their seven 2006/07 UEFA Champions League outings prior to their round of 16 second leg against Real Madrid.

Then came the moment which etched Roy Makaay's name into the competition's history books. Madrid had in fact kicked off, but Roberto Carlos's control was loose, allowing Hasan Salihamidžić to capitalise. The midfielder squared to Makaay, who swept past Iker Casillas after just 10.12 seconds – still the fastest ever UEFA Champions League goal.

1 Mark van Bommel
Like his Dutch compatriot Makaay, Van Bommel was a hugely popular figure with the Bayern fans during his four-and-a-half years in Munich. Following his departure, fuelled by a dispute with coach Louis van Gaal, he won a Serie A title with AC Milan before ending his career at PSV Eindhoven.

Watch Makaay's record strike
Watch Makaay's record strike

2 Roy Makaay
Worked as a youth coach at Feyenoord after hanging up his boots, later taking on a specialist attacking role with the senior side. Still watches every Bayern game on TV and will often be spotted at the Fußball Arena München. A European Golden Boot winner while at Deportivo La Coruña in 2002/03, Makaay struck 103 goals for Bayern – none, though, left a legacy like his lightning-quick effort against Real in February 2007.

3 Owen Hargreaves
It felt like Bayern had groomed a potential world beater when Hargreaves burst onto the scene as a 19-year-old and delivered a key performance against Madrid in the 2000/01 UEFA Champions League semi-finals. However, the England midfielder was beset by injuries at Bayern, as well as during his time in Manchester with United and City, and retired aged 31 having made just 288 competitive appearances. Now works as a TV pundit.

Watch the five fastest Champions League goals
Watch the five fastest Champions League goals

4 Willy Sagnol
"Willyyyyyyyyyyyy" – this affectionate chant by the Bayern fans would immediately alert anyone in or around the stadium who was on the ball. Sagnol, who became captain towards the end of his eight-year stint at Bayern, ended his career early due to injuries. He has subsequently worked as a TV pundit, technical director of the French Football Federation (FFF) and coach of Bordeaux.

5 Daniel Van Buyten
The towering Belgian defender started a fashion business after his playing career but stayed in football as well, working as a special advisor at Standard Liège. During his eight years at Bayern, he not only won the UEFA Champions League and four domestic doubles, he also forged a close relationship with Franck Ribéry that helped the France winger understand the Bayern mentality and become a world-class player.

6 Lúcio
Van Buyten's long-term partner in central defence, Lúcio left Bayern in summer 2009 when Van Gaal arrived. The former Brazilian international famously consoled Bayern's fans after defeating his former club with Inter Milan in the 2010 UEFA Champions League final. After three years at Inter he had a disappointing stint at Juventus – where he played only one league match – prior to spells back in Brazil. Still playing, aged 38, under coach Zico at FC Goa in India.

Watch Bayern's 2013 Wembley triumph
Watch Bayern's 2013 Wembley triumph

7 Philipp Lahm
Following his international retirement in 2014, Lahm has repeatedly stated his desire to win the UEFA Champions League for a second time – but he will need to do it this season after confirming his decision to end his playing days in the summer. Having turned down the chance to serve as Bayern's sporting director, the 33-year-old has yet to announce his next move.

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