Picture : Cristiano Ronaldo scored again 3 goals yesterday to break more records !

Hat-tricks and penalties: next records from Cristiano Ronaldo!

In the WC 2022 qualifier vs Luxembourg (5-0), Cristiano Ronaldo has achieved few more records.

*He has scored the 58th hat-trick of his professional career and his 10th for Portugal. He is now a joint world record holder with Vivian Woodward who also made 10 hat-tricks for England and England Amateurs (two parallel national teams once existing in the homeland of football). Sven Rydell (Sweden) and Ali Mabkhout (UAE) with 9 hat-tricks are behind.

*Cristiano Ronaldo is now 2nd in the all-time ranking of World Cup qualification scorers with 36 goals. He concedes only to Carlos Ruiz (Guatemala, 39) and has surpassed Ali Daei (Iran, 35).

*CR7 has scored the most goals (9) at the national team level just against Luxembourg - 9 goals. Lithuania and Sweden conceded 7 goals each from him, Andorra and Hungary 6 goals each.

*He is the first player in the history of World Cup qualification to score 2 penalty goals so early, in the first 11 minutes. The closest case was 2 penalty goals from Widlin Calixte in the first 14 minutes (for Turks y Caicos vs Saint Kitts and Nevis, 26 March 2015).

1Northern Ireland (4-2)06/09/2013WCQ3
2Sweden (3-2)19/11/2013WCQ3
3Armenia (3-2)13/06/2015ECQ3
4Andorra (6-0)07/10/2016WCQ4
5Faroe Islands (5-1)31/08/2017WCQ3
6Spain (3-3)15/06/2018WC3
7Switzerland (3-1)05/06/2019NL3
8Lithuania (5-1)10/09/2019ECQ4
9Lithuania (6-0)14/11/2019ECQ3
10Luxembourg (5-0)12/10/2021WCQ3