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Top Eight Active players who scored magnificent 5 goals in a single game

 

 It's rare for a player to score hat-tricks, and of course even rarer for them to score a quadruple (4 goals in a game) or even a quintuple (5 goals ) in a competitive game. Soccer games in modern times. 

 

 However, an elite group of players have scored 5 goals in a game in recent years. 

 

 1. Dimitar Berbatov (Manchester United) 

 

 

 

 Dimitar Berbatov ended his 11-game goalless drought with some style after previously Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov scored 5 goals against Blackburn Rovers in a Premier League game of the 2010-11 seasons. He made the Bulgarian player the first after Alan Shearer, Andy Cole and Jermain Defoe to score 5 goals in a Premier League game. 

 

 2. Radamel Falcao (Atlético Madrid) 

 

 

 

 Radamel Falcao scored 5 goals in a league game when he did so in Atlético de Madrid's 60th win over Deportivo La Coruña in the 2012 league season13. 

 

 In doing so, Falcao overtook the two top scorers in La Liga history, Messi and Ronaldo, by defeating both, becoming the first player since Morientes to score 5 goals in a La Liga game. 

 

 3. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 

 

 

 

 The former Barcelona superstar scored 5 of the seven goals scored by Catalonia in the 2012 UEFA Champions League game against Bayern Leverkusen.M made Messi the first player to score in a Champions League game 

 

 

 4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 

 

 

 

 Ronaldo scored his first quintuple in La Liga as the Portuguese striker scored in the 91st win of Real Madrid scored 5 goals against Granada in a league game of the 201516 seasons. A few months later, Ronaldo became the first player to score five times multiple times in the top five leagues when the prolific striker scored five goals in a 60-point win for Madrid in 2016 against Espanyol scored 17 as Spaniard's capital. The club won the league that season. 

 

 5. Sergio Aguero 

 

 

 

 Sergio Aguero emulated Dimitar Berbatov and became the only player to score five goals in a Premier League game in the 2010s, as the Argentine striker scored five against Newcastle United for Manchester City in a league game season 201516. In doing so, Agüero became only the fifth player overall to score 5 goals in a game during the Premier League era. 

 

 6. Aritz Aduriz 

 

 

 

 Aduriz made history when he became the second Spanish player to score five goals in one game as Athletic Club defeated Genk 53 in a Europa League match in 2012. 

 

 7. Luka Jovic 

 

 

 

 Luka Jovic became the youngest player to score 5 goals in one game in Europe's top leagues when the Serb scored that for Eintracht Frankfurt in a 71st win over Fortuna Dusseldorf in the Bundesliga season 201819 did. The Serb signed for Real Madrid the following season. 

 

 8. Robert Lewandowski 

 

 

 

 The Polish forward scored his own five goals in style as he became the first substitute to score five goals in the Bundesliga when the Bayern Munich striker came on as a substitute in the second half of a Bundesliga game in 201516 became Wolfsburg. In just 9 minutes he scored 5 goals against blinded opponents. 

 

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