Hat-trick hero, Cristiano Ronaldo makes statement against Spain
Highlights of pulsating match between Portugal and Spain (FIFA)
London, July 15, 2018, (AltAfrika) – 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.
Ronaldo had given Portugal a dream start winning and scoring a fourth minute penalty.
Diego Costa levelled only for Ronaldo to put the 2016 European champions back in front just before half-time.