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The Barcelona midfielder also became the youngest player to play for Spain in a major international competition.

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Barcelona’s Spanish midfielder Gavi, at the age of 18 years and 110 days, scored a goal at the World Cup in Qatar, becoming the youngest scorer in a world championship since 1958.

Gavi scored in the 74th minute of the match of the first round of the group stage with the team of Costa Rica. The Spaniards won this meeting with a score of 7:0.

The Brazilian Pelé scored against Sweden in the 1958 World Cup final at the age of 17 years and 249 days.

The Spaniards defeated Costa Rica. Online of the fourth game day of the World Cup

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Gavi became the youngest European to score in a World Cup match. In addition to Pelé, Mexican Manuel Rosas scored at the 1930 World Cup at the age of 18 years and 90 days.

In addition, Gavi became the youngest player to play for Spain in a major international tournament.

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