Lionel Messi equals Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick record

Lionel Messi has become the second highest goalscorer in La Liga 19-20, despite missing the first five weeks of the season. He hit a set pie...

Lionel Messi has become the second highest goalscorer in La Liga 19-20, despite missing the first five weeks of the season. He hit a set piece hat-trick against Celta Vigo in a 4-1 win on Saturday that let him go second on eight goals, behind Karim Benzema on nine.


Messi also levelled Cristiano Ronaldo on La Liga hat-tricks. The Argentine forward has 34, the same as Ronaldo, now at Juventus. The former Real Madrid striker had been top of the rankings.

LA LIGA HATTIES

Leo Messi: 34
Cristiano Ronaldo: 34
Telmo Zarra: 22
Di Stéfano: 22
Mundo: 19
César Rodríguez: 15
Isidro Lángara: 13
Ferenc Puskás: 12
Pahiño: 11
Kubala: 11
Manuel Badenes: 11
Quini: 10
Luis Suárez: 10

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