Tottenham 0-2 Liverpool: Salah’s record, half-naked pitch invader, other things you missed in the match

Liverpool defeated Tottenham Hotspur in the final of the UEFA Champions League with Mo Salah scoring the first goal to enter the record books as the second fastest goal in the history of the competition, while a half-naked pitch invader had her moments, and other things you missed in the match.

One minute silence for Jose Antonio Reyes

UEFA earlier announced that there will be a minute silence held to honour former Spanish football star Jose Antonio Reyes, who died in a car crash earlier on Saturday morning. Before the kickoff, the teams stood in the centre circle to honour the football legend.

Salah scored the second fastest goal in the Champions League

Mohammed Salah converted a penalty early in the match after Sadio Mane’s ball hit the arm of Sissoko after 25 seconds, but the goal was scored after just 108 seconds, making it the second fastest goal in the competition, behind Paulo Maldini’s goal against Liverpool.

Salah joins Drogba, Eto’o others, on an elite list

Mohammed Salah has joined a group of few elite players like Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o, Rabah Madjer and teammate Sadio Mane, as the only Africans to have scored in the final of the UEFA Champions League/European Cup.

Half-naked Russian pitch invader

It was a bit of excitement for fans when a woman, wearing a black outfit which read ‘Vitaly Uncensored’ – a Russian porn pranking website – ran onto the pitch.

It is believed that the woman is Kinsey Wolanski, the girlfriend of Vitaly Zdorovetskiy who runs an x-rated website.

 

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