Christian Pulisic could not wait any longer to make FA Cup history with Chelsea, and he ended up joining Cristiano Ronaldo in an elite goalscorers' list in the competition.
The former Borussia Dortmund international and USMNT ace gave Chelsea the lead with a swift finish inside the box after five minutes, following a cheeky flick by Olivier Giroud.
With this goal, the USMNT player set a new record for all those North American players that have played in the tournament.
And how does Cristiano Ronaldo relate to all this? Here's how:
Christian Pulisic (21 years, 318 days) is the youngest scorer in a FA Cup Final since Cristiano Ronaldo (19 years, 106 days) in 2004 pic.twitter.com/cyImpdi9cJ— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) August 1, 2020
Have a look at the goal that gave Chelsea the lead (although it would later be erased by Aubameyang's penalty):