Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo continue to break football records left, right and centre. It is pure joy for this generation to watch the two shine wherever they go. CR7 is now doing the job for Juventus in Italian Serie A. However, there are some records, the two might never break. For instance, think about a hat-trick of headers. Here are the only seven legends who scored a hat-trick with the head alone in history.
7. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar- 2007
Match results: Ajax 8-1 De Graafschap
— SJ. ENKIE (@sjenkiedejong) February 19, 2018
Ajax striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is returned to the club after a fruitful career with Bundesliga side Schalke 04. However, did you know before heading to Germany he helped demolish little known De Graafschap 8-1 in 2007. The Dutch forward scored half of Ajax goals which included a penalty and a hat-trick of headers.
6. Edinson Cavani- 2011
Match results: Napoli 3-0 Juventus
This Day in 2011, Napoli 3-0 Juventus. Cavani Hattrick, amazing game that was pic.twitter.com/LZVZK05mF9
— Darren Insigne (@SSCNapoliCurvaA) January 9, 2017
Former Napoli striker (now at PSG) netted a headed hat-trick in 2011 against Juventus. His goals helped his side take all three points. It must have been a special day for him.
5. Miroslav Klose- 2002
Match results: Germany 8-0 Saudi Arabia
In 2002 World Cup group stage match between Germany and Saudi Arabia, Miroslav Klose decided to increase his goal tally in the tournament by smashing five goals on the day. Three of the goals came through his head meaning a headed hat-trick.
4. Tomas Skuhravy- 1990
Match results: Czechoslovakia 4-1 Costa Rica
In 1990 World Cup last-16, former Czechoslovakia met Costa Rica and Tomas Skuhravy announced himself to the World with a headed hat-trick.