By 90Min
February 01, 2018

Tottenham raced into the lead against Manchester United on Wednesday evening in emphatic fashion after Christian Eriksen slammed the ball into the back of the net with just 11 seconds on the clock.

Spurs eased to a 2-0 victory over United after an own-goal from Phil Jones sealed a well deserved three points for Mauricio Pochettino's side. Still, it was Eriksen's goal - the second fastest in Premier League history - which was the talking point following the game. 

The key detail here being second fastest in Premier League history. And there was one man in particular who was ecstatic with that little detail...

You guessed it, Tottenham legend King. 

The defender scored within 10 seconds against Bradford City in December 2010 and Eriksen's goal took 0.5 seconds longer, leading the 37-year-old to erupt into an epic celebration on Twitter.

His post read: "AND STILL......" Where he also deserves credit for the choice of GIF.

The 18-year record remains his title to keep and for his reaction alone, he deserves it. 

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King retired from professional football in 2012 after being plagued by injuries throughout his 13-year career with Tottenham, where he had been lauded as one of England's greatest centre-backs. 

The Premier League victory over United at Wembley has cut Tottenham's gap to the top four to two points as Chelsea succumbed to a shock 3-0 defeat at the hands of Bournemouth to drop from third place. 

A clash with third-placed Liverpool is next on the agenda and Pochettino welcomed the challenge which could prove crucial in the race for a top four spot.

He said: "I am so pleased we are in the race for the top four. There's a lot of games to play and that is why we need to stay focused. It'll be tough against Liverpool now because they are one of the best teams - but it's about taking it one game at a time."

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