Hat-tricks and more

Paris Saint-Germain
Club Brugge
4 – 1
07 Dec
Lionel Messi
34 years, 5 months, 15 days
Manchester United
Crystal Palace FC
1 – 0
05 Dec
Cristiano Ronaldo
36 years, 10 months, 4 days

Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-tricks

The lives of Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi have been full of goals. Many times they have scored more than two in one game. This is what this section is about.

Currently, Leo Messi has achieved 53 hat-tricks and Cristiano Ronaldo 55. The distance between them is minimal, despite the fact that Ronaldo has played 2 seasons more.

Another interesting fact is that more than 50% of Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-tricks contain one or more penalty goals. In the case of Messi, this occurs in just over 25% of hat-tricks.

Hat-tricks by season

In this graph we can see how Messi and Cristiano’s hat-tricks have been distributed throughout the different seasons.

Hat-tricks by age

In this graph we can see how Messi and Cristiano’s hat-tricks are distributed, as if both were born the same year.

Four and five goals in one game

Have they ever scored more than 3 goals in a match?


Sometimes they were close to hat-trick…

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Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo in english