Bayer 04 Leverkusen's Karim Bellarabi served up the fastest goal in Bundesliga history on Matchday 1 of the 2014/15 campaign, notching just nine seconds into his side's clash with Borussia Dortmund.
In joint ninth place (with three others) is Uwe Wegmann, who scored after just 16 seconds for Bochum against Bayern München in 1992. VfL went on to draw 2-2 in the game, points that ultimately cost Bayern the title that year with Stuttgart being crowed champions (© Imago)
In 1995, Henryk Baluszynski (r.), also of Bochum, netted 16 seconds into a match against SV Werder Bremen, although the game ended 3-1 in favour of the side from Bremen
Also notching after just 16 seconds, Martin Dahlin of Borussia Mönchengladbach helped his side to a 3-1 away win to namesake and rivals Borussia Dortmund on 22 March 1997...
... and just seven days later Alexander Zickler of Bayern also scored the only goal of the game after 16 seconds against Bremen. Bayern went on to win the 1996/97 season just two points ahead of Leverkusen (© Imago)
In joint-seventh place, Ronald Worm (r.) found the back of the net in just 14 seconds for MSV Duisburg in a 2-0 win over Hamburger SV in 1974 (© Imago)
Playing for Mainz 05, Mohamed Zidan (r.) also scored after just 14 seconds against Bremen in 2006, although Mainz went on to lose the game 4-3
Lothar Matthäus, a future West Germany FIFA World Cup-winning captain in 1990, scored for Bayern in just 13 seconds (sixth place) against former club Gladbach in 1986
Moving up the ranks, Dirk Zander of FC St. Pauli Hamburg is joint-fourth courtesy of his effort after 12 seconds in the
Another player who scored after a dozen seconds was Adam Szalai in March of the 2012/13 season. The early goal wasn't enough to keep Mainz in the lead as Bremen came back to take a share of the spoils
Joint-second goes to three players: Bochum's Paul Freier who scored after eleven seconds on the final day of the 2002/03 season in a 4-2 away victory against TSV 1860 Munich...
...and Giovane Elber (r.), who found the net twice in Bayern's 3-0 victory over Hamburg in 1998
And finishing as we started, we have another Leverkusen striker, in Ulf Kirsten, who helped Bayer to a 4-2 away win at 1. FC Kaiserslautern with his eleven-second goal back in 2002