Ronaldo Scores 44th Career Hat Trick (Watch)
After today's Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid derby, many of you may be asking, "Exactly how many hat-tricks does Cristiano Ronaldo have?"
You may also be asking, "Can anyone else score for Real Madrid?"
The answer to these questions is, respectively, a sh*t ton and no. To put it in perspective, Ronaldo is scoring hat-tricks at the same rate at which I consume breakfast sandwiches. Which is to say, very frequently.
Here's how it breaks down.
How Many Hat-Tricks Does Cristiano Ronaldo Have?
Ronaldo Hat-Tricks For Real Madrid = 39 hat-tricks
Ronaldo Hat-Tricks For Manchester United = 1 hat-trick
Ronaldo Hat-Tricks For Portugal National Team = 4 hat-tricks
In case you want to keep track of Ronaldo's hat-tricks as the number continues to grow, check out this awesome resource curated by Michel Acosta, which tracks ongoing stats for Ronaldo versus Messi.
Check out Ronaldo's latest hat-trick against Atletico Madrid below.
Goal #1: Free Kick Off The Crossbar
Goal #2: PK, Ronaldo Sends Oblak The Wrong Way
« Ma frappe y'a personne qui l'arrête, penalty j'souris au gardien » - Cristiano Ronaldo. pic.twitter.com/zJA6L7HVRS
— YOUNESS (@YounessKB9) November 19, 2016
Goal #3: Bale Sets Up Ronaldo
— La Liga Daily (@LaLigaDaily1) November 19, 2016