Scoring a high number of goals is always one of the best achievements for football fowards. Scoring three goals in one game is called a hattrick. Most strikers and wingers always find it difficult to score three times in a single football match. Below are three footballers with the highest number of hattricks in the 21st century.
The former Barcelona striker has been one of the best goal scorers since his time with Liverpool. Suarez is a versatile and clinical striker. He utilises every goalscoring chance to score goals. He has a total of 29 hattricks this century. Suarez scored a total of 21 goals to help Atletico Madrid clinch the Laliga title last season. The Uruguayan also has a number of trophies which he won with Liverpool and Barcelona. The 34 year old striker scored most of his hatrick during his time with Barcelona.
2. Lionel Messi, 55 hattricks.
Messi has scored 55 hattricks this century. The Argentine legend is only 3 hattricks below his main competitor, Christiano Ronaldo. Messi is usually referred to as The greatest football player of all time. The PSG player is a complete foward with all the qualities of a football attacker. The former Barcelona player is a genius who does incredible things in the world of football. He is a prolific and lethal goalscorer.
1. Christiano Ronaldo, 58 Hattricks.
Ronaldo is leading the list after scoring 3 goals in a single match for 58 times this century. The 5 times Balon d'Or winner is a goalscoring machine since his time with Real Madrid. He bagged another hatrick on Wednesday 12th of September this year. Portugal thrashed Luxembourg 5 goals to 0 in the World Cup qualifiers. The former Real Madrid player scored 3 goals.
Between Messi and Ronaldo, who do you think will retire with the highest number of hattricks? Feel free to share your opinions and views in the comments section below.
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