Haaland becomes the third-youngest player to score a UCL treble
Haaland becomes the third-youngest player to score a UCL treble
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Haaland becomes the third-youngest player to score a UCL treble

Redbull Salzburg teenage Sensation Erling Braut Haaland became only the third-youngest player to score a UCL hatrick when a netted three times as Redbull Salzburg cruised to a 6-2 win over KRC Genk in a Group E UEFA Champions League opening match on Wednesday.

Haaland Hatrick

The Norwegian teenager opened the scores just two minutes into his debut, slotting home from close range after receiving a well-timed pass from Takumi Minamino.

The 19-year-old made it two-nil in the 34th minute after Hwang Hee-Chan did well to fight off a defender and put the ball into his path. Haaland made it 4-1 in the 45th minute to complete his hatrick.

RAUL AND ROONEY

Real Madrid legend Raúl is the youngest scorer of a Champions League hat-trick. The Spaniard scored three goals for Real Madrid against Ferencváros, aged 18 years and 114 days, on 18 October 1995.

Former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is the second-youngest scorer of a Champions League hat-trick. Just aged 18 years and 340 days, Rooney scored a hat-trick for Manchester United against Fenerbahçe on 28 September 2004.

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