Manchester City have already qualified for the Round of 16 in the premier league and so youngster Rico Lewis was given the chance to play from the start.
The defender thanked Pep Guardiola for the starting XI with a goal and can celebrate twice. Because with his goal, Lewis enters the history of CL and replaces none other than Karim Benzema.
17 – Aged 17 years and 346 days, Rico Lewis became the youngest player in @Champions League history of scoring from his first start in the competition, beating the record previously held by Karim Benzema (17 years 352 days for Lyon vs Rosenborg in 2005). Knock out. pic.twitter.com/AF4ApX04aa
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 2, 2022
Because the youngster is only 17 years and 346 days old. The Real superstar, in turn, did so when he was 17 years and 352 days old.