Real Madrid attacker Rodrygo turns 20: A look at records he's already broken

 

Real Madrid attacker Rodrygo turns 20: A look at records he's already broken

The Brazilian celebrates his 20th birthday this Saturday, January 9. Here are 3 records he has already set at Real Madrid.

Fastest debut goal since Ronaldo

Rodrygo opened his Real Madrid's account in the 2-0 Osasuna win on September 25, 2019. It took him just 93 seconds to find the net.

 Only legendary Ronaldo Nazario managed it quicker in 2002 - 62 seconds after entering the pitch.

Real Madrid attacker Rodrygo turns 20: A look at records he's already broken

2nd-youngest player to score UCL hat-trick
Aged 18 years and 301 days, Rodrygo became the second-youngest player to score a hat-trick in the Champions League, beating Wayne Rooney. Rodrygo scored thrice in the 6-0 Galatasaray win on November 6, 2019.

1st player born in the 21st century to score 5 UCL goals
Rodrygo has scored 5 Champions League goals: 4 in the 2019-2020 season and another 1 in the Inter win earlier this season. No other player born in 2001 or after has had more goals in this competition.

In total, Rodrygo has scored 8 goals in 43 first-team appearances for Real Madrid. Sadly, he is currently out with an injury.


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