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This Is How Fast Canada Women's Soccer Team Made Olympic History

This Is How Fast Canada Women's Soccer Team Made Olympic History

Within 20 seconds of the match in Rio, Janine Beckie scored the first goal for Canada — the fastest in Olympic men's and women's soccer history.

The captain of the team, Christine Sinclair, set the stage for the history-making moment by intercepting the pass that launched Beckie's kick.

Beckie, 21, made her Olympic debut on Wednesday and legend Sinclair said she just knew that moment was going to be big for the team.

Beckie also plays club soccer in the U.S. for the Houston Dash of the National Women's Soccer League.

Watch the record-breaking kick below, but try not to blink, you might miss it:

Canada ended up winning the game against Australia 2-0.

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