Reece James, Chelsea’s right-back defender, has etched his name in the annals of the UEFA Champions League.
The Englishman made history by being the newest Chelsea player to both score and assist on a goal in a game of football. On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at Stamford Bridge against AC Milan, James accomplished this achievement.
The defender, who is also taking part in his 100th game overall for Chelsea. James was 22 years and 301 days old at the time of this game.
22 – Aged 22 years and 301 days, Reece James is the youngest Chelsea player ever to both score and assist a goal in the same UEFA Champions League game. Star. pic.twitter.com/39Qia93ze5
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 5, 2022