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Gavi, Messi, Pele and the youngest goalscorers in World Cup history

Tournament upon tournament, the World Cup is always crying out for football's next young starlet to steal the show like a prime Shawn Michaels and wow the global audience with their abilities.

And the ones who can crack the hardest nut - scoring a goal - are often the ones remembered most fondly.

When a youngster announces themselves on the world stage in such a fashion, they most often live or die by such a famous goal. But whatever happens, it's a moment they'll never forget and one we'll always be able to look back on as fans, hooked on the sheer nostalgia.

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It begs the question; who actually are the youngest scorers in World Cup history? GOAL has got you covered...