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

15 June 2018 - 22:03
By AFP
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their third goal to complete his hat-trick.
Image: REUTERS/Carlos Barria Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their third goal to complete his hat-trick.

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.