Spain midfielder Gavi’s aim in his group’s 7-0 thrashing of Costa Rica on Wednesday made him the youngest World Cup scorer since Brazil nice Pele in 1958. Pele was 17 in Sweden when he led Brazil to their first World Cup title, scoring six targets.
Gavi, 18, additionally secured the sport’s MVP award after changing into the youngest Spaniard to attain at a World Cup, breaking the file of Cesc Fabregas who was 19 when he netted towards Ukraine within the 2006 match.
“I’m happy for the accomplishments but what I really care is that we won and played a great game, let’s move forward,” Gavi informed a information convention.
“Of course, it’s an honour to be second in this list and it’s something that makes me really happy.”
Gavi scored Spain’s fifth aim within the 74th minute with a luxurious volley in off the put up after a floating cross from Alvaro Morata.
Ferran Torres bagged a brace and strikes from 4 different gamers took Spain previous the 100-goal mark in soccer’s showpiece match.
Barcelona’s Gavi grew to become the youngest participant to symbolize Spain in November, 2021, two months after his seventeenth birthday. A couple of months later, he grew to become the youngest Spanish participant to attain a aim for his nation.