Spain's start to the 2022 World Cup saw them storm past Costa Rica with a 7-0 win in their Group E opener in Al Thumama.
La Roja's biggest ever World Cup win has boosted optimism of a return to their 2010 glory days with Luis Enrique's side emerging as genuine dark horse contenders in Qatar.
However, the postgame chat focused on teenage starlet Gavi, as the Barcelona playmaker became the youngest player to score in a World Cup since Pele.
It signals another landmark for the 18-year-old but where does he rank in the all-time youngest World Cup goalscorers list?
Who are the youngest goalscorers in World Cup history?
The pressure of performing at a World Cup is already a major factor in a manager's decision to use a young player at a World Cup but asking them to score is a different question.
However, the motivation of World Cup attention has often released the shackles on teenage stars, and they have produced some remarkable World Cup moments.— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) November 23, 2022
|Pele||Brazil||World Cup 1958||17y 239d|
|Manuel Rosas||Mexico||World Cup 1930||18y 93d|
|Gavi||Spain||World Cup 2022||18y 110d|
|Michael Owen||England||World Cup 1998||18y 190d|
|Nikolae Kovacs||Romania||World Cup 1930||18y 197d|
|Dmitri Sychev||Russia||World Cup 2002||18y 231d|
|Lionel Messi||Argentina||World Cup 2006||18y 357d|
|Julian Green||USA||World Cup 2014||19y 25d|
|Divock Origi||Belgium||World Cup 2014||19y 65d|
|Martin Hoffmann||West Germany||World Cup 1974||19y 88d|
Where does Gavi rank in the all-time list?
Being connected with such an iconic name as Pele shows just how far Gavi has come since making his international debut just 14 months ago.
His goal against Costa Rica puts him third on the all-time list, just ahead of Micheal Owen from France '98, with Lionel Messi in seventh.
Who are the youngest goalscorers at Qatar 2022?
Unsurprising, Gavi is the youngest play to score so far at Qatar 2022, with other emerging stars aiming to join him in the coming weeks.
|Gavi||Spain||Costa Rica||18y 110d|
|Jude Bellingham||England||Iran||19y 145d|
|Bukayo Saka||England||Iran||21y 77d|
|Ferran Torres||Spain||Costa Rica||22y 268|
Who are the youngest players in World Cup history?
The World Cup has provided a starting point for some iconic names in footballing history with tournaments offering the chance to announce emerging talent on the biggest platform.
Five players have featured in a World Cup before their 18th birthday, with Brazilian hero Pele on the list following his incredible showing en route to the Samba Boys winning the 1958 World Cup.
World Cup 2022 has already seen a changing of the guard inside the Top Ten with Gavi again appearing, alongside Garang Kuol and Youssoufa Moukoko, for Australia and Germany, respectively.
|Northern Ireland||World Cup 1982||17y 40d|
|Cameroon||World Cup 1998||17y 98d|
|Nigeria||World Cup 2002||17y 100d|
|Cameroon||World Cup 1998||17y 184d|
|Brazil||World Cup 1958||17y 234d|
|Bartholomew Ogbeche||Nigeria||World Cup 2002||17y 244d|
|Rigobert Song||Cameroon||World Cup 1994||17y 353d|
|Youssoufa Moukoko||Germany||World Cup 2022||18y 3d|
|Garang Kuol||Australia||World Cup 2022||18y 69d|
|Gavi||Spain||World Cup 2022||18y 110d|
Who will be the youngest players at World Cup 2022?
Spain and Germany are among the major nations placing their faith in youth for the tournament with Gavi and Moukoko the two standout examples.
Enrique also called up Gavi's Barcelona teammates Pedri and Ansu Fati , plus teenage defender Alejandro Balde, following Jose Gaya's injury.
Germany have the youngest player at the tournament after Hansi Flick called up Borussia Dortmund forward Moukoko.
|Player||Country||Club||Age (as of Nov.20, 2022)|
|Youssoufa Moukoko||Germany||Borussia Dortmund (GER)||18y|
|Garang Kuol||Australia||Central Coast Mariners (AUS)||18y 66d|
|Gavi||Spain||Barcelona (SPA)||18y 107d|
|Jewison Benette||Costa Rica||Sunderland (ENG)||18y 158d|
|Abdul Fatawu Issahaku||Ghana||Sporting Lisbon (POR)||18y 257d|
|Antonio Silva||Portugal||Benfica (POR)||19y 51d|
|Bilel El Khanouss||Morocco||Genk (BEL)||18y 187d|
|Zeno Debast||Belgium||Anderlecht (BEL)||19y 27d|
|Alejandro Balde||Spain||Barcelona (SPA)||197 32d|
|Jude Bellingham||England||Borussia Dortmund (GER)||19y 144d|
|Brandon Aguilera||Costa Rica||Nottingham Forest (ENG)||19y 145d|
|Xavi Simons||Netherlands||PSV (NED)||19y 213d|