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Cristiano Ronaldo Sets new World Record after six goal thriller with Spain

With the opener of the 2018 Russia World Cup ending with five goals, Portugal and Spain seems to have overtaken that record in a six goal thriller between both countries in the group stage, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a hat-trick.

Ronaldo has now scored in eight consecutive international competitions with the Portugal national team having scored in four World Cups, which has seen the Real Madrid man broke and sets another record in the International football.

Perks of being one of the greatest player in World, comes with the attributes of breaking records in Europe, which the Portuguese international is probably used to.

His early strike from the penalty spot during the World Cup match against Spain, sending Manchester united goalkeeper David De Gea to the opposite direction of the ball in just three minutes into the first half.

The Penalty goal went on to be the fastest goal in World Cup history since 1966, when Jose Augusto scored in 1:35 against Hungary, which also sealed a great record for both Portugal national team and Ronaldo.

Achieving another feet no European or South American player has achieved in history, becoming the first player to score consecutively in eight international tournaments which includes World Cups, European Championship and the Copas America.

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the fourth player to score in four World Cup tournaments with 2006, 2010 and 2014 finals included.

The Portuguese international now adds to his career his 51st hat-trick – scoring from the penalty spot, the second just outside the box and an unbelievable free kick, after his 45th attempts in an international tournament. Also becoming the oldest player to score three goals at the World Cup.

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