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Hat-Trick Hero Ronaldo Sets New World Cup Record

Hat-Trick Hero Ronaldo Sets New World Cup Record

By SL International - Jun 16, 2018 12:00 PM

Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick against Spain, which saw him set a new World Cup record in the process.

Read: Ronaldo Hat-Trick Hands Portugal A Point In Six-Goal Thriller

The Real Madrid forward started his World Cup with a bang after netting a hat-trick against La Roja in their 3-3 draw on Friday evening.

In doing so, Ronaldo became the oldest player to score a hat-trick at the World Cup at the age of 31.

Ronaldo's third goal on the night came from a free-kick, which was also the first time he had scored a free-kick at a World Cup in 45 attempts.

Read: Spain Star Slams Ronaldo For 'Throwing Himself To The Ground'

Ronaldo and Portugal will now turn their attention to Morocco for their next Group B clash.

Do you think Ronaldo will win the Golden Boot? Have your say in the comment section below.



Babewami Joined: 09 Dec 2016
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Babewami Jun 20, 2018 01:21 PM
Best player in the world at the moment
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SorayaAlexander Jun 17, 2018 11:42 AM
@jujunation yes one time his a classic player full of skill and play with a passion to win
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Twist'embengeni Jun 17, 2018 12:23 AM
Yes he can and in fact Portugal will face Argentina in world cup final
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dddagam Jun 16, 2018 06:04 PM
Kill them
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jujunation Jun 16, 2018 02:00 PM
King cr7 rules football
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smo Jun 16, 2018 12:49 PM
N how many younger players hv scored hattricks ed. Thot ud mention that now that u on hattricks
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MR E Jun 16, 2018 12:35 PM
Still early to predict the top goal score!
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Golden Boots Jun 16, 2018 12:28 PM
That's great for him, congratulations!
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alizebucs1986 Jun 16, 2018 12:13 PM
Ronaldo and Records are Friends they cannot b separated

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