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List of Hat-Tricks in FIFA Confederations Cup

Scoring hat-trick in big football matches of world class events like FIFA Confederations Cup is never been easy. Still we have seen 12 hat-tricks in FIFA Confederations Cup till date since tournament’s inception in 1997.

List of Hat-Tricks in FIFA Confederations Cup

List of Hat-Tricks in FIFA Confederations Cup

If you don’t know what a hat-trick in football is, then for your knowledge “A hat trick in football is said when a player scores three goals in a single match.”

First ever hat trick of championship was scored by Czech Republic star Vladimir Smicer during 1997 Confed. cup match against United Arab Emirates. The recent hat trick was scored by Uruguay footballer Abel Hernandez during 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup match against Tahiti.

Spain’s Fernando Torres is the only player to hit two hat tricks in FIFA Confederations Cup. He also became only footballer to score hat-trick in two different editions of prestigious event. Torres scored his first hat trick against New Zealand in 2009 meanwhile second came against Tahiti in 2013.

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Two FIFA Confederations Cup events in year 2001 and 2003 went for no hat tricks. Let’s have a look at the complete list of hat-tricks in FIFA Confederations Cup over the years since 1997.

FIFA Confederations Cup Hat-Tricks List

Date Player Country Goals Goal Timing Against
17-12-1997 Vladimir Smicer Czech Republic 3 42′, 68′, 71′ UAE
21-12-1997 Ronaldo Brazil 3 15′, 27′, 59′ (pen.) Australia
21-12-1997 Romario Brazil 3 38′, 53′, 75′ Australia
25-7-1999 Cuauhtemoc Blanco Mexico 4 12′, 19′, 68′, 77′ Saudi Arabia
29-7-1999 Marzouk Al-Otaibi Saudi Arabia 4 8′, 34′, 78′, 85′ Egypt
1-8-1999 Ronaldinho Brazil 3 11′, 65′, 90+2′ Saudi Arabia
18-7-2005 Luciano Figueroa Argentina 3 12′, 53′, 89′ Australia
14-6-2009 Fernando Torres Spain 3 6′, 14′, 17′ New Zealand
17-6-2013 Nnamdi Oduamadi Nigeria 3 10′, 26′, 76′ Tahiti
20-6-2013 Fernando Torres Spain 4 5′, 33′, 57′, 78′ Tahiti
20-6-2013 David Villa Spain 3 39′, 49′, 64′ Tahiti
23-6-2013 Abel Hernandez Uruguay 4 2′, 24′, 45+1′, 67′ Tahiti

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