Picture : Kylian Mbappé scored his earliest goal !

Mbappé and Lewandowski: earliest goals on same day!

Both Kylian Mbappé and Robert Lewandowski have scored earliest goals in their careers on the same day of 21 August.

*The Pole did it for Barcelona in away La Liga game vs Real Sociedad (4-1). He took only 44 seconds. His personal record before was the goal after 1 minute 40 seconds against Portugal at Euro 2016.

*It was Lewandowski’s first ever competitive goal for his new club, scored, moreover, on his 34th birthday. 

*No player in the history of Spanish league has scored a goal on his birthday as early. The previous record belonged to Fernando Ansola (Real Sociedad) who scored on 27 January 1974 in the Basque derby vs Athletic Bilbao at 55 seconds, celebrating this way his birthday (also 34th, like RL9 now).
Next one is Ronaldo who scored on his 20th birthday with Barcelona on 22 September 1996 in the home game against Real Sociedad at 82 seconds.

*Lewandowski has scored then another goal vs Real Sociedad becoming the third player in Barcelona history to make a brace on his birthday, after Ronaldo in above mentioned game of 22 September 1996 and Julio Salinas (vs Elche, 11 September 1988).

*As for Mbappé, he took just 9 seconds (more exactly, 8.3) to score for PSG in away Ligue 1 game vs Lille (7-1). It’s not only his personal earliest goal in the career; also the second earliest in the whole history of French league. 
Mbappé conceded only 0.4 seconds to Michel Rio (scored at 7.9 seconds on 15 February 1992 for Caen vs Cannes.

*Mbappé finished the game vs Lille with a hat-trick that became his 4th in this calendar year: he has now more hat-tricks in 2022 than any other player from national top divisions of the world. 

Michel Rio Caen00:08Cannes 3-115.02.1992
Kylian Mbappé PSG00:09Lille 7-121.08.2022
DenilsonBordeaux00:11Nice 1-026.03.2006
Yoan Gouffran Bordeaux00:13Auxerre 4-207.05.2012