In this article, we will explore the top five football players who have achieved the most hat-tricks. Scoring hat-tricks and being able to keep the match ball as a souvenir is often seen as a dream come true. However, there are a few exceptional players who have made it appear effortless.
Here’s the Top 5 players with most hat-tricks in football–
5. Luis Suarez – 29
The Uruguayan striker is one of the best of his generation, having all the qualities needed to be a top striker. Suarez has been able to shine in the Premier League and has established himself as a hero at Barcelona as well.
4. Robert Lewandowski – 30
Robert Lewandowski was named FIFA’s best player in 2020 and 2021. The Polish forward scores goals at an outrageous rate, and has 30 career hat-tricks for club and country.
3. Lionel Messi – 57
All of Messi’s hat-tricks in club football have come for Barcelona. While he has found goals hard to come by with PSG, his role is more prominent as a creator than a goalscorer. The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner is arguably the most gifted player in the history of the sport.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo – 62
The Portugal international is one of the best forwards to have ever played the sport. He also holds the record for the most goals scored in football history. He has a record of scoring 62 career hat-tricks for club and country and currently plays for Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia.
1. Pele – 92
Pele’s era posed a challenge when it came to tracking statistics. Pele holds the record for the most hat-tricks, boasting an impressive tally of 92. Considered as the ultimate goal-scoring machine in football history, Pele’s legacy is further solidified by his three World Cup titles.