Cristiano Ronaldo becomes 2nd player in history to score hat-trick in 3 top leagues

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes 2nd player in history to score hat-trick in 3 top leagues

- Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick against Cagliari means he is the second player to hit a treble in Serie A, La Liga and EPL

- The Portuguese scored a second-half hat-trick and set up Higuain's third goal during the tough encounter

- The hat-trick saw Ronaldo increase his tally to 13 goals and two assists this campaign

Cristiano Ronaldo unleashed his incredible prodigy and shut down his critics with a brilliant hat-trick to hand Juventus a vital 4-0 win over tough Cagliari on Monday afternoon, January 6.

The Portuguese, who will be 35 next month, again proved age is just a number when he hit the net three times in Turin during the tough Serie A encounter.

The Old Lady were on the path to successive ninth Serie A win and Ronaldo's threatening presence was all needed to take a 3-point leap upfront in the Serie A log.

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Ronaldo scored a fantastic second half hat-trick and provided the assist for Higuain's third goal after coming in as a substitute.

The astonishing brilliance, which is his 36th league hat-trick of his trophy-laden career, saw him increase his tally to 13 goals and two assists in 1315 minutes played since the beginning of the season under manager Mauricio Sarri.

And interestingly, the former Real Madrid star made history by becoming the second player in history to hit treble in Serie A, La Liga and the Premier League.

The first player to hit the feat is former Barcelona and Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported that Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be in need of new changes in his lifestyle after the Juventus star unveiled his new Samurai haircut, giving glimpses of what fans should expect from him as 2019 dives into its twilight stage.

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The Portuguese star left Miralem Pjanic and his other Old Lady teammates in awe at training ground on Monday, December 30, with his face-changing look.

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