8 Incredible Facts You Didn’t Know About Hat-Trick

The term hat-trick in sports is when a positive feat is achieved three times in a row either in the game of rugby, football or cricket. There are some facts you need to know about the term hat-trick

1 The first time hat-trick came up was in 1858 in cricket when H.H Stephenson made three wickets in three consecutive deliveries

2 The fastest recorded time for scoring a hat trick was 70 seconds set by Alex Torr in a Sunday league game in the year 2013

3 The first hat trick scored in an international game was scored by John McDougall, a Scottish player in a game against England on the 2nd of March 1878.

4 American player, Bert Patenuade scored the first hat trick in a FIFA World Cup against Paraguay in Uruguay 1930

5 The scorer of a hat trick especially in the game of football is given the ball as a prize

6 Carli Lloyd of USA scored the fastest hat trick against Japan in FIFA Women’s World Cup from kickoff

7 Jose Luis Chilavert is the first goal keeper to score a hat trick

8 Geoff Hurst of England scored two hat tricks against Germany then West Germany in 1966

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