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Hat-Trick Hero Ronaldo Sets New World Cup Record

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.


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