Previous
Internazionale
Paris Saint-Germain
ESPN, ESPN3 9:00 PM UTC
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
New York City FC
5:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Sporting Kansas City
Seattle Sounders FC
ESPN 7:00 PM UTC
Game Details
France U19
Italy U19
6:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Puebla
Tijuana
11:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Uzbekistan
Iraq
3:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

Russia plan squad purge for World Cup

Russia
Read

FIFA: Dempsey goal at 30 seconds

RIO DE JANEIRO -- FIFA has officially timed Clint Dempsey's goal at 30 seconds into the United States' 2-1 victory over Ghana on Monday in Natal.

McIntyre on Brooks: Dream come true
Jones: U.S. prevails
Carlisle: U.S. grades
McIntyre: U.S. hold off Ghana

With that time, Dempsey becomes the fifth fastest scorer in World Cup history.

The goal was initially timed at 29 seconds before being confirmed at one second later by FIFA on Tuesday.

The only faster goals at a World Cup were by Turkey's Hakan Suker (11 seconds against South Korea in 2002), Czechoslovakia's Vaclav Masek (16 seconds against Mexico in 1962), Germany's Ernst Lehner (25 seconds against Austria in 1934), and England's Bryan Robson (27 seconds against France in 1982).

Dempsey also became the first American to score in three World Cups.

Dempsey suffered a fracture to his nose during Monday's win.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.