Luka Modric's winning penalty for Croatia was the fastest ever spot kick in the history of this tournament. The previous fastest penalty was awarded to Italy in their match against Germany in 1996, when Gianfranco Zola failed to convert in the ninth minute of the match.
Following Switzerland's defeat on Saturday, Austria are now the sixth host nation to lose their opening match at a European Championship tournament.
The result marked Croatia's first European Championship victory, since a 3-0 win over Denmark on 16 June 1996, ending a five match winless streak.
At the age of 22 years and 273 days, Modric became the youngest Croatian goalscorer ever at this tournament. He broke Goran Vlaovic' record who was 23 years and 309 days old when he scored against Turkey in 1996.
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