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Gavi's historic goal to present himself in style at the World Cup

Published:23/11/2022 - 19:58h

Updated:23/11/2022 - 19:58h

Gavi was part of Spain's 7-0 win over Costa Rica and was the protagonist. The midfielder scored the fifth goal of the match with a beautiful volley that makes him the youngest player to celebrate a World Cup goal since Pelé

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The selection of Spain saw the faces with the combined of Costa Rica this Wednesday in the stadium To the Thumama. The corresponding party to the first day of the phase of groups of the World-wide Glass of Qatar 2022 was of particular importance for the 'Red', since to achieve a victory by more than two goals in front of the 'ticos' would situate in the first place of the table. Like this then , the Iberian were absolutely upper to his rivals of the the first minute and them 'crushed' with a 7-0 for the memory.

One of the protagonists of the meeting was Gavi. The Andalusian is 'indisputable' for Luis Enrique, that did not have doubts to the hour to range him from the start beside Pedri and Sergio Busquets. The trident of the FC Barcelona did charge of the centre of the Spanish field, handling the times of the party, feeding constantly to the forwards, doing with the total control of the possession and 'arrollando' to some costarricenses that could not 'brake' to the Europeans.

The 'jewel' blaugrana played a spectacular party. The footballer touched 91 balloons, gave 66 correct passes in 73 attempts with 90% of precision, gave a key pass, won five faults, went out victorious in 6 of the 11 terrestrial duels that 'struggled' and, to complete his night 'round', added to the list of scorers with a golazo of anthology that will remain in the memory of all the fans of the 'Red'.

Álvaro Morata received the balloon inside the area, but Keylor Navas attained 'puncture it'. However, the Madrilenian collected the rebound in the left band and commanded a centre to the edge of the area. Gavi, that arrived 'embalado' to the frontal, shot a beautiful volley with the instep to the right inferior corner of the goal of a Navas that only could follow the spherical with the look and completed the 'manita' Spanish.

Record and MVP

With this goal, Gavi turned into the youngest footballer in celebrating a so much in the Glass of the World since it did it Peeled in 1958 when were 17 years old and 249 days. Of the same form, the one of The Palaces turned into the debutante younger in annotating a target in a World-wide and the more youngster in the history of the Spanish football in seeing goal in the international appointment. Besides, the FIFA awarded him the prize to the most Valuable Player of the party, completing like this his debut dreamed.

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