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Nusa Equals Champions League Record

Norway-born Nigerian forward Antonio Nusa equaled Champions League record after scoring in his debut in the competition following Club Brugge’s shock 4-0 hammering of FC Porto on Tuesday.

Nusa was introduced with 15 minutes left and added Club Brugge’s fourth goal in the 89th minute to seal the comfortable win.

It is now back-to-back win for Nusa and Club Brugge in Group B which took them to top on the log.

And for getting on the score sheet Nusa, at 17 years and 149 days, becomes the second-youngest goalscorer in Champions League history.

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Barcelona forward Ansu Fati scored on his Champions League debut at 17 years and 40 days.

Nusa has only made two appearances for Norway at U-17 level and made his debut for the junior team in 2021.

Born in Norway, Nusa is of Nigerian descent through his father.

Starting his career in Langhus IL, he moved to Stabæk’s youth section at the age of 13. He was given the chance for the senior team in early 2021, scored in a friendly match, and subsequently signed for the senior squad.

He made his Eliteserien debut in May 2021 against Rosenborg, and scored his first goal in June 2021 against Bodø/Glimt.

During the last transfer day of summer 2021, he signed a contract with Club Brugge.