10 footballers with the most hat-tricks

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Following Cristiano Ronaldo's remarkable first-half hat-trick last weekend, here is a look at the 10 players with the most goalscoring trebles in the 21st century.

Ronaldo extended his world record as the player with the most hat-tricks last weekend when he netted three times in the first half during Juventus' 3-1 Serie A win over Cagliari, taking his overall career tally to 57 hat-tricks scored.

Scroll through the gallery above to see the players with the most hat-tricks this century, per GiveMeSport

The former Real Madrid and Manchester United star will be looking nervously over his shoulder, however, as he is closely followed by nemesis Lionel Messi who has netted 54 hat-tricks for Barcelona.

Former Blaugrana star Luis Suarez leads the chasing pack with 29 career hat-tricks, which puts him five ahead of Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski, while Sergio Aguero is level with Mario Gomez and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar with 18 trebles.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is just one behind the aforementioned trio, while Premier League stars Harry Kane and Edinson Cavani round out the top 10 with 15 each.

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