Rodrygo becomes 2nd youngest teenager to score Champions League hat-trick after Raul

Rodrygo becomes 2nd youngest teenager to score Champions League hat-trick after Raul

- Rodrygo's three goals against Galatasary makes him the 2nd youngest player to score Champions League hat-trick

- Raul Gonzalez is the first player to score a treble in the competition

- Rodrygo also made a name for himself as the youngest Brazilian to score in the Champions League

Rodrygo was on fire when Real Madrid defeated Galatasary 6-0 in their Champions League Group A clash.

The Brazilian became the second-youngest player to score a Champions League hat-trick, behind Real legend Raul Gonzalez.

Raul was 18-years and 114 days, when he scored a treble on October, 18, 1995 against Ferencvaros, while Rodrygo achieved the same feat 24 years after at the same 18-years and 302 days.

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Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney scored his hat-trick in 2004 at age 19 against Fenerbache at Old Trafford.

Rodrygo who was just making his second Champions League start, also broke two records with the earliest Champions League brace (6mins 14 secs) and became youngest ever Brazilian goalscorer in the elite competition.

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The Brazilian got off and running in the fourth minute as he cut into his left-foot in the box and finished off the move cleanly.

Four minutes later, Rodrygo was on hand again to head home a Marcelo's cross to grab his brace under seven minutes.

The former Brazil U17 international provided the assist for Karim Benzema's goal before completing a perfect hat-trick with his right-foot in the last action of the match.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Tammy Abraham, Chelsea striker, made the day of a young Blues fan after the club's dramatic 4-4 comeback draw against Ajax in the Champions League.

Frank Lampard's side gave the fans at Stamford Bridge a moment a to savour after coming from three goals down to level the score.

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