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Question Number: 1673

RE: Rec

Nguyen Son of Hanoi, Hanoi Vietnam asks...

What the detailed definition of a hat trick in a football match? Is it the way to apply for the a player who purely scored 03 goals in a match (90 minute)? Or it must be the consecutive goals that is not interupted by any goal from the other side or..(e.g: Viduka of Leeds scored the 1st goal at the 7th minute, Owen of Liverpool scored 01 at 9th minute, in the second half, Viduka scored next 02 goals, so, did Viduka make a hat trick in that match?..Your prompt reply would be highly appreciated.

Answer provided by Referee miller

A hat trick (an ice hockey term) is three goals scored by the same player in one game.

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Answer provided by Referee burbidge

A hat trick has been known most commonly as three goals in a game.

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Answer provided by Referee Chuck Fleischer

Hat Trick comes from Cricket. A bowler taking three wickets of three bowls is rewarded with a new hat. Hence: Hat Trick

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