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15.Oldest Football Association Trophy

The oldest Association football trophy is the Scottish Football Association Challenge Cup (Scotland), commonly known as the Scottish Cup. The annual cup competition has been in play ever since 1874.

14.Longest Unbeaten Run In All Competition

The longest Unbeaten Run In All Competition is 49 games currently held by the Gunners in 2003-2004 under former coach Arsene Wenger. At that year they were referred to as the Invicibles in the Premier league.

13.Youngest Football Referee

The youngest person to referee a competitive football match is Samuel Keplinger who was 9 years 303 days old when he officiated the 0-0 draw between SSV Bobingen and SV Reinhartshausen in Bobingen, Bavaria, Germany on 24 February 2008.

12.Longest Penalty Shootout

The current world record for the longest penalty shootout in a first class match is 48 penalties during the 2005 Namibian Cup when KK Palace beat Civics 17–16.

11.Youngest Football Coach

Roy Evans is the youngest coach ever in the Football League at only 25. Roy Evans has been appointed reserve team trainer at Liverpool Football Club. Evans is the youngest ever coach in the Football League at only 25.

10.Most Goals By A Goalkeeper

The record for most goals by a Goalkeeper is held by the Brazilian Rogério Ceni, with 131 goals. The highest scoring goalkeeper currently manages Brasileiro Série A side Fortaleza C.E.I.F.

9.Most International Goals

The record for most international goals belongs to Ali Daei, who hit 109 goals for Iran in 149 appearances between 1993 and 2006.He is the only player to have crossed the century mark for goals in international football.With 99 international goals to his name as things stand, Cristiano Ronaldo should break the record in the coming years.

8.Most Career Appearances

Peter Shilton is the player with most career appearances of 1,390 games.He is a former English footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

7.Largest Football Stadium

Rungrado 1st of May Stadium is the largest football stadium in the world.It is located in Pyongyang, North Korea. It has a capacity of 114,000 spectators.Its construction was completed in 1989, and it is used mainly for soccer matches and athletic events.

6.Most Career Goals

Scoring 395 in 217 games for Slavia Prague, Bican claims the honour as the player with the most career goals.It is said he scored close to 1,500 goals in total during his playing days.

5. Fastest Hat-trick

James Hayter scored 3 goals in 2 minutes and 30 seconds.The title of the quickest hat trick in Football history goes to James Hayter.

4.Most Consecutive Champions league title won

Real Madrid holds the record for the most victories in the champions league, they have also won the competition 13 times.They have won the competition the most consecutive times, from 1956 to 1960.

3.Most Goals In A Football Calendar Year

In 2012, superstar Lionel Messi smashed Gerd Muller’s 85 goals to make history in becoming the player to score the most goals in a football calender year.He scored 91 goals in 69 games that season.

2.Youngest Player to reach 40 goals in a season

Erling Haaland goal stats this season are better than the numbers Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo displayed at his age.The young Norwegian has now scored 41 goals this season at just 19 years, 9 months and 23 days.He currently holds the record of the youngest player to pass 40 goals in a football season.

1.Most Expensive Player Transfer

The current transfer record was set by the transfer of Neymar from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain for €222 million (£198 million) in August of 2017.

 

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