Former Ajax Cape Town striker Lassina Traore made history over the weekend after scoring five goals in Ajax Amsterdam's record 13-0 Eredivisie win over VVV-Venlo.
Traore, who spent two years with the Urban Warriors' MultiChoice Diski Challenge side between 2017 and 2019, netted five goals and three assists as the Dutch giants recorded the largest-ever win Eredivisie history on Saturday.
The 19-year-old Burkina Faso international's stellar performance helped Ajax break their own record that had stood for 48 years when Johan Cruyff's famous side had recorded a comprehensive 12-1 victory over Vitesse Arnhem.
Traore, who joined Ajax on a three-and-a-half year deal in January last year, also became the first player to score five goals in a league match for the club since Marco van Basten in 1985, and the first to record three assists since Frenkie de Jong three years ago.
"You don't see this type of result in the Eredivisie. It's very special," Ajax coach Erik ten Hag said after the record-breaking win, per the Global Times. "We were hungry in the field. We wanted to score goals – and I'm fine with that."
In total, Traore has now played a hand in 16 goals in 20 appearances across all competitions since his first-team debut for the Dutch giants last year, scoring nine times and assisting a further seven strikes for his teammates.
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