Dejan Stankovic’s 25-second wonder strike & the fastest goals in Champions League history

In the wake of Dejan Stankovic’s early stunner for Inter against Schalke on Tuesday evening, Goal.com presents the list of the ten quickest goals in Champions League history…
Inter midfielder Dejan Stankovic has a knack of scoring stunning goals, and he did so once again versus Schalke at San Siro on Tuesday evening.

The teams faced each other in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie and the hosts drew first blood, with Stankovic volleying in a stunning strike from the half-way line to break the deadlock after just 25 seconds.

The Serbian's inspired effort is the fifth fastest goal in the history of the Champions League, although his team eventually went on to lose an astonishing clash 5-2.

In the wake of Stankovic’s sensational goal, we now present you with the list of the ten quickest goals in Europe’s premier club competition.

Pos        Name          Club      Opponent   Date Time
(secs)
  1       Roy Makaay    Bayern Munich      Real Madrid 07-03-07 10.02
  2      Gilberto Silva         Arsenal           PSV 25-09-02 20.07
  3 Alessandro Del Piero        Juventus Manchester United 01-10-97 20.12
  4   Clarence Seedorf
          Milan         Schalke 29-09-05 21.06
  5    Dejan Stankovic           Inter        Schalke 05-04-11   25*
  6   Mariano Bombardo        Willem II    Sparta Prague 20-10-99 28.21
  7 Alexandros Alexoudis    Panathinaikos         Aalborg 22-11-95 28.46
  8           Deco           Porto          Molde 26-10-99 30.08
  9     Andreas Moeller Borussia Dortmund        Juventus 13-09-95 37.04
 10    Vratislav Lokvenc      Sparta Prague   Spartak Moscow 03-11-99 42.58