Ronaldo Has Scored 10 Hat-tricks in His International Career

The Portuguese National Team (Timnas) won 5-0 over Luxembourg in the Euro Zone 2022 World Cup Qualification Group A match. In the match at the Algarve Stadium, Portugal, Wednesday (10/13/2021), Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick which led to a record for him.

According to a report by BR Football, Wednesday (13/10/2021), Ronaldo has scored 10 hat-tricks in his international career with Portugal. That made him the top hat-trick scorer at international level for the men’s category.

The teams that have been victims of Ronaldo’s hat-trick are Northern Ireland (6 September 2013), Sweden (19 November 2013), Armenia (13 June 2015, Andorra (7 October 2016), Faore Islands (31 August 2017), Spain (15 June). 2018), Switzerland (5 June 2019), Lithuania (10 September 2019), Lithuania (14 November 2019), and Luxembourg (13 October 2021).

Ronaldo’s latest hat trick was created elegantly against Luxembourg. Playing in front of their own supporters, Ronaldo and his friends appeared dominant from the first minute.

As a result, only 13 minutes into the first half, Ronaldo has scored two goals from the penalty spot, namely in the eighth and 13th minutes. After that, Ronaldo’s teammate at Manchester United, Bruno Fernandes, took Portugal away with his goal in the 17th minute.

Portugal just added a goal in the second half. Joao Palhinha widened the gap to 4-0 for Portugal in the 69th minute.

CR7 scored a hat trick in the 87th minute while ensuring Portugal won 5-0 over Luxembourg. This victory confirmed Portugal in second place in Group A standings with a collection of 16 points.

Portugal is only one point away from Serbia who is in first position. It is noteworthy, Serbia has played seven times, while Portugal has only undergone six matches.

Portugal’s chance to overtake Serbia is huge. If they win at home to Ireland, Aviva Stadium, Friday 12 November 2021, Portugal will overtake Serbia.

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