Cristiano Ronaldo's Hat-Trick Stuns Sweden and Seals the DealPublished November 20, 2013 by OCR Editor
Cristiano Ronaldo and rival Zlatan Ibrahimovic deliver a fantastic World Cup qualifier game.
Everyone predicted that it was going to be an exciting game, but really nobody could write a better script for last night's meeting between rivals Sweden and Portugal which ended in a 2-3 for Portugal (2-4 on aggregate).
Cristiano Ronaldo fired up the party at minute 50 when Swedish goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson succumbed to his left-footed shot. Then, like it was planned out, Ronaldo's rival, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, scored an equalizer with a header. From here it got crazier - minute 72 saw Zlatan bring Sweden back into the plane to Brazil with an awesome goal through a creative free kick.
However, Ronaldo did not say his last word then. Minute 77 sees Portugal's star bring back the reds with a goal. But maybe there's still a chance for Sweden? Two minutes later Ronaldo answers this question with a loud "NO" as he tricks Isaksson and completes a hat-trick he and football fans who watched this match will never forget. All in all a great performance by the two forwards, but the better side won.
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