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WATCH: AC Milan scores fastest goal in Serie A history

fastest goal in Serie A

REGGIO NELL’EMILIA, ITALY - DECEMBER 20: Rafael Leao of AC Milan celebrates after scoring their team’s first goal during the Serie A match between US Sassuolo and AC Milan at Mapei Stadium - Città del Tricolore on December 20, 2020 in Reggio nell’Emilia, Italy. Sporting stadiums around Italy remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

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Even for a rapid player like Rafael Leao, this is fast.

The AC Milan forward scored 6.2 seconds off the opening kickoff at Sassuolo on Sunday, the fastest goal in Serie A history.

It came in a 2-1 win over Sassuolo that keeps Milan atop the table. Alexis Saelemaekers also scored for Milan before Domenico Berardi pulled one back in the 89th minute.

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The kickoff is touched to Hakan Calhanoglu, who dribbles into the heart of the Sassuolo half and lays a pass through several bodies to Leao.

A few strides later, it’s 1-0.

Leao, 21, now has three league goals this season to go with three assists. He has nine Serie A goals in his two seasons since arriving from Lille.

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