I'm looking for the following statistic, if available:

Quickest goal scored in any match throughout the tournament in each edition of the World Cup.

For example, for the 2014 World Cup, Clint Dempsey scored the fastest tournament goal at 30 seconds in the USA's group stage match against Ghana.

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The statistics below should be taken with caution. They are only as reliable as the sources where they were taken from. Moreover, it's not sure whether we can rely on such exact timekeeping - especially for old events.

1This is also the fastest goal in the history of world cup finals.


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