⚽️ English youngest players to score in Champions League history

⚽️ English youngest players to score in Champions League history

Manchester City youngster Cole Palmer became the talk of the city following his impressive performance against Club Brugge on Tuesday. 

Palmer, an academy graduate grabbed his first goal in the Champions League as City thrashed Brugge 5-1. The youngster joined the list of English youngsters to score in UCL and Futaa takes a look at teenagers to register a goal in the tournament. 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - Arsenal 

Chamberlain grabbed his first Champions League goal as Arsenal beat Olympiacos 2-1 in 2011. The England international netted for the north London side after just 18 years, 44 days, a month after his birthday. 

Jack Wilshere - Arsenal 

Jack Wilshere scored on his debut, becoming the youngest debutant to grab a goal in the Champions League following a 5-1 thrashing over Shakhtar Donetsk in 2010. Wilshere came through Arsenal academy and was tipped to become the next big thing in the world of football. 

He got his first goal at the age of 18 years and 291 days.

Phil Foden - Manchester City

Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden scored his first-ever goal in the competition as Pep Guardiola's men beat Schalke 7-0 in March 2019. The Citizens headed into the second leg with a 3-2 victory and ran riot as they thrashed Schalke 04. 

Foden netted the 6th goal as City humiliated the Bundesliga side when he was 18 years and 288 days old. 

Jadon Sancho - Borussia Dortmund

Sancho departed City in 2017 in search of regular-first time football, signing for Borussia Dortmund. He scored his first Champions League goal as Dortmund beat Atletico Madrid 4-0. 

The England internal, who was 18 years and 213 days came off the bench to tap home from Achraf Hakimi’s cross following a lightning counter-attack from Dortmund, who inflicted the heaviest loss of Diego Simeone’s Atletico reign.

Theo Walcott - Arsenal 

At the age of 18-years and 221 days, Theo Walcott eclipsed Wayne Rooney to become England's youngest ever Champions League goalscorer. The teenager was on target as Arsenal beat Slavia Prague 7-0 at the Emirates, equalling the record for biggest winning margin in a Champions League fixture at that time.

Jude Bellingham - Borussia Dortmund 

Just like Sancho, Bellingham moved from England to Bundesliga, leaving Championship side Birmingham City for Dortmund. Well, the teenager became the Newcomer of the Season in Bundesliga after making 46 appearances for Dortmund in all competitions.  

He scored his first UCL goal against Manchester City last season, becoming the youngest ever English goalscorer in the competition. 

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