Portugal's Ronaldo scores World Cup hat-trick against Spain

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their third goal to complete his hat-trick.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their third goal to complete his hat-trick.
Image: REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dramatic hat-trick against Spain on Friday, bringing Portugal level at 3-3 in the dying minutes of their Group B clash in Sochi.

The Real Madrid forward opened his account with an early penalty before scoring again just before half-time.

He completed his hat-trick with a magnificent strike from a free-kick in the 88th minute.

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