17-year-old striker of the Russian youth team Arsen Zakharyan noted a historic achievement in the match of the first round of the group stage of the 2021 European Football Championship among players under 21 years old against the national team of Iceland.
As part of the Russian national team, Fedor Chalov, Nair Tiknizyan, Arsen Zakharyan and Denis Makarov scored goals. The Icelandic national team is Svein Gudjohnsen.
Thus, Zakharyan became the youngest scorer in the final tournaments of the European Youth Championship.
According to the Transfertmarkt portal, at the time the ball was scored, Zakharyan was 17 years and 9 months old. While the previous youngest goalscorer in the history of U21 European finals, Belgium and Anderlecht midfielder Jari Verscharen was 17 years and 11 months old. Vesrharen distinguished himself in the group stage match of the 2019 U-21 European Championship with the Italian national team (1: 3).
Earlier it was reported that the Russian youth team defeated Iceland in the European Championship.
Source site russian.rt.com