Origi’s teammates congratulate him after he scored the winner. (AFP PHOTO / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV)
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Teenager Divock Origi became the youngest player to score in this World Cup when he cracked in an 88th-minute winner to give Belgium a 1-0 victory over Russia Sunday and a place in the last 16 . Origi's well-placed shot came after a dangerous jinking run and cutback from the left by Eden Hazard and it settled an otherwise turgid game during which the 73,000 fans regularly booed both teams.The 19-year-old's goal came just four minutes after Kevin Mirallas crashed a free kick against the base of goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's right-hand post to give Belgium six points from two games.Apart from Belgium's rousing finale, the game was one of the tournament's poorest, although Origi will not worry about that, as he became the first teen to score in the World Cup since Lionel Messi in 2006 .
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