Kylian Mbappé – King of Hat-Tricks 2022!

Kylian Mbappé and Kodai Tanaka have made most hat-tricks (5 each) in the top-level world football in 2022. 
The French striker is awarded as the winner of category “King of hat-tricks” due to the main tie-breaker: number of hat-tricks in international games. The glorious hat-trick in the World Cup final has just given him advantage. Other four were made by him for PSG.
Tanaka has meanwhile scored all his hat-trick in domestic games (of Singapore league).
In total, 12 players worldwide have finished 2022 with 3 and more hat-tricks in top-level games. 
In the ranking below, they are sorted by following tie-breakers: 1) hat-tricks in international games (ICC+NT), 2) in national team (NT), 3) in national league (NL), 4) number of total goals scored in the hat-trick games, 5) strength of the league (according IFFHS league ranking).
The right columns indicate the “size” of hat-tricks: number of games with 3, 4 and 5+ goals. Michael Olunga had two games with 5 goals, Julián Álvarez one game with 6 goals.   
Ronan Hale featuring in the league of Northern Ireland has made 3 pokers in 2022 (more than any other player), all 3 in different competitions: in the league, Irish Cup and League Cup. In his remaining games of 2022, apart from those three, he never scored more than once.

 PlayerClubCountryHT   TotalGoals   
    NLNCICCNT 3456
1Kylian MbappéPSGFrance31 155   
2Kodai TanakaAlbirex Niigata (Singapore)Japan5   532  
3Garbhan CoughlanCashmere Technical (New Zealand)Rep. of Ireland4   42 2 
4Erling HaalandBorussia D (Germany), Man City (England)Norway4   44   
5Shin-wook KimLion City Sailors (Singapore)South Korea4   44   
6Pedro FlamengoBrazil1 2 321  
7Robert Lewandowski Bayern (Germany), Barcelona (Spain)Poland1 2 33   
8Julián ÁlvarezRiver Plate, Manchester City (England)Argentina2 1 32  1
9BergsonJohor Darul Ta'zim (Malaysia)Brazil111 33   
10Souleymane DiabateMohammedan Dhaka (Bangladesh)Mali3   321  
11Ronan HaleLarne, Cliftonville (Northern Ireland)Rep. of Ireland12  3 3  
12Michael OlungaAl Duhail (Qatar)Kenya12  33