See Players who have scored Hattricks in the Champions League for Different Clubs (With Pictures)
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Scoring is one of the most difficult thing to pull off in football, but that has not prevented some genius from scoring loads of goals. UEFA Champions League is one of the most prestigious competition in Europe every club, manager, players and even referees are eager to take part in due to its global recognition, exposure and acceptance.
Finding the back of the net in UCL is not a child's play but some few players seems to have defied this logic by scoring goals for fun in the competition even for different clubs.
Below are players who have scored an hattrick with multiple clubs.
1) CRISTIANO RONALDO
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. He is the highest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history with 127 goals in 167 games for Sporting Lisbon, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus. Winning the competition five times with Manchester United (1) and Real Madrid (4).
He has the most UCL hattricks with eight alongside his long time foe Lionel Messi also on eight. But the difference between CR7 and Lionel Messi is the Portugal captain scored his hattricks with two different clubs. Scoring 7 for Real Madrid against (Ajax, Galatasaray, Shalke 04, Malmo FF, Wolfsburg, Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid) and scored his only UCL hattrick for Juventus against Atletico Madrid - a comeback 3 - 0 win in Turin.
2) MARCO SIMEON
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. An Italian legend who played for several big clubs during his playing days. Marco scored hattricks twice in the UEFA Champions League - for Milan against Rosemborg and his second for Monaco against Sturm Graz.
3) FILLIPO INZAGHI
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. An iconic center forward in European football that only few can match his goalscoring exploit. During his career he scored 46 goals in the UEFA Champions League consisting of three hattricks - he was the first player to score three UCL hattricks.
Inzaghi scored his first for Juventus when they defeated Dynamo Kyiv 4 - 1, his second came for Milan in a 4 - 4 draw with Hamburg, while third hattrick came at the expense of Deportivo la Coruna in a 4 - 0 away win for AC Milan.
4) ROY MAKAAY
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. He scored his first UCL goal for Deportivo la Coruna against Bayern, few years later he signed for Bayern Munich where he scored his second against Ajax Amsterdam.
5) RUUD VAN NISTEROOY
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. A versatile player that can play in many positions across the pitch. Nisterooy played for big clubs like PSV Eindovhen, Manchester United and Real Madrid where he played the UCL every season, he is also one of the all time highest goalscorers in the competition.
Ruud notched his first UCL hattrick for PSV Eindovhen against HJK Helsinki, while he was at Manchester United he scored his second hattrick against Sparta Prague.
6) ANDRIY SHEVCHENKO
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Andriy started his career with boyhood club Dynamo Kyiv in Ukraine, making his debut at a tender age of 18 years. He scored his first UCL hattrick against Barcelona at the Nou Camp in a 4 - 0 away win.
Shevchenko signed for Milan in 1999 and he scored another hattrick against Fernabache for AC Milan where he won the UEFA Champions League.
7) DIDIER DROGBA
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. The Chelsea legend was a prolific goalscorer for club and country. Drogba is a very strong, fast, highly technical central forward feared by many central dedenders. Drogba scored his first UCL hattrick when he was in Olympique Marseille against Partizan Belgrade in 2003 before moving to Chelsea to net a second hattrick against Levski Sofia in a 5 - 0 win.
8) MICHEAL OWEN
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. A youth product of Liverpool that burst into the limelight at a very young age. Owen scored Liverpool first goal in UCL era, and his first hattrick in the UCL arrived when they defeated Spartak Moscow while his second occurred for Manchester United against Wolfsburg.
9) SAMUEL ETO'O
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. One of the best center forward of his generation and a Barcelona legend. He was put into the swap deal that brought Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Inter to Barcelona, after he has scored his first UCL goal when Barça demolished Panathinaikos in November, 2005 he got his second in the competition for Inter during their treble winning season against Werder Bremen in 2010.
10) ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Robert was part of Jurgen Klopp formidable team that whisked away the bundesliga title from annual winners Bayern for good two seasons. He scored his first UCL goal in an individual performance against Real Madrid in a 4 - 1 in 2013.
Before transferring to Bayern Munich to get his second and third UCL hattricks against Dinamo Zagreb in 2015 and Red Star Belgrade in 2019.
11) NERMAR JUNIOR
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Presently the world most expensive footballer was brought to Europe by Barcelona to form a telepathic understanding with Messi and later Luis Suarez. He enjoyed so much success at Camp Nou both in La Liga and Europe.
Ney scored his first UCL goal against Celtic in a 6 - 1 win at the Nou Camp and got his second for PSG against Red Star Belgrade which includes two direct free kicks.
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