Ansu Fati breaks Champions League record on ‘dream’ night at the San Siro

Barcelona's teenage sensation Ansu Fati was lost for words at his Champions League record breaking goal in the 2-1 win at Inter Milan.

The Spanish U21 international netted the winner, following Carles Perez's opener, as Ernesto Valverde's second string side wrapped up their group stage campaign at the San Siro.

Fati became the club's second youngest ever player to make a La Liga appearance, aged 16 years and 298 days back in August, before becoming their youngest ever goalscorer six days later.

His late strike against Antoino Conte's side has now earned him the accolade of the Champions League youngest ever goal scorer, aged 17 years and 40 days, taking over previous record, held by Peter Ofori-Quaye, by 155 days.

"I am very happy to score my first Champions League goal, and to break the record," he told reporters from Marca at full time.

"I am still shocked, and it still has not really sunk in."

"It is a dream come true for me."

"Everything has happened so quickly this season, but I will keep working hard and taking advantage of the chances I get."

"I am grateful for each opportunity I get here."

Fati has now netted three goals in less than eight hours of first team action for La Blaugrana so far this season, and with a demanding fixture schedule on the horizon, Valverde is likely to call on him more in the coming weeks.

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