A Cristiano Ronaldo goal from distance at a packed Old Trafford simply strikes differently. really does
And a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick hits even better. This was the 49th hat-trick of his club career.
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This was Ronaldo’s second hat-trick for Manchester United and his first since returning to Old Trafford last summer, as the superstar has now scored 807 goals in his professional career, which is widely regarded as a FIFA record. .
For his first goal, the 37-year-old Ronaldo collected the ball from 35 yards, took two touches to steady himself and finished off a beautiful shot from distance, as Old Trafford erupted.
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Click play on the video above and below to see a stunning Cristiano Ronaldo goal and his full hat-trick, as legend has it.
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The hat-trick hero delivers when United need him
The Portuguese superstar has had to listen to a lot of criticism about his recent performances, but he scored his 805th career goal in style and later expanded it to 807 goals.
This was a game Manchester United needed to win to have any hope of finishing in the top four, and they still have an uphill battle to finish above Arsenal.
But now that Ronaldo has lit up the style for this victory, they can do it.
1st goal – Stunner from afar
Ronaldo has already scored 12 Premier League goals this season for Manchester United (18 in all competitions) and the opening goal was his best goal since returning to the Premier League.
2nd goal – Slots away Center of Sancho
The second was a well timed run to finish off a cross from Jadon Sancho.
3rd goal: powerful header while hanging in the air
The goal to seal the treble was also very special, as he hung in the air and headed into the top corner to make it 3-2 and drive Old Trafford wild.
Cristiano Ronaldo Scores Incredible Goal, Hits Treble Against Tottenham (Video) Originally appeared on NBCSports.com