Date: 15th August 2006 at 10:21pm
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It took young Theo just 2 minutes of his England Under 21’s debut to score and break yet another record.

The bunch of England starlets drew 2-2 in a mediocre European Championship qualifier with Moldova.

Theo Walcott became the youngest ever England Under-21 debutant and goalscorer after he converted a Leighton Baines cross within a 120 seconds of the kick off.

The game ended in stalemate but what is of most interest for us Gooners is the fact that Walcott has finally had the chance to play and marked the ocassion with a goal.

Walcott did not have the best of games, but the sheer fact that he has hardly played competitive football of any kind since the turn of the year means he won’t be sharp but can be pleased that the one chance that came his way was dispatched with aplomb.

However shortly after Walcott was subbed in the second half, Sky Sports footage saw the England physio applying an ice pack to the young strikers knee, that said Theo did not look to be in too much discomformt and with any luck the worlds most expensive teenager did not suffer any long lasting injury.

Here’s to a season of more appearances than last!!