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Betis – Atlético: Joaquin's first hat-trick to beat Alfredo Di Stéfano – Transgaming

by: Adam Smith


Joaquín Sánchez beat Athletic and in just 20 minutes the first hat-trick of his professional career, which is also LaLiga's most veteran football player. The Porto, who is this Sunday, December 8, 38 years and 140 days, beats Alfredo Di Stefano himself, who kept the record for having achieved three goals in a 1964 match with 37 years and 255 days. Mythical

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* Data updated as of December 8, 2019

Joaquín received the As award on Tuesday for his 532 games (533 already) in LaLiga, which makes him the player with the most active games of the championship and only behind Buyo (542), Eusebio Sacristán (543), Raúl González Blanco (550) and Andoni Zubizarreta (622). It is more than possible that this season will end as the second, behind only the Basque goalkeeper.

And keep playing to get closer to Zubi. Although the contract expires in June 2020 with Betis, Its renewal for at least one more season is already described and should be announced soon. He will play at least until he turns 40, which turns 21 July 2021. At this rate, he will safely surpass quarantine.

"It's the first hat trick of my life. I don't think I'll repeat it again. I've never been a great scorer, To make three against an opponent as important as that is to be proud. At my age, don't think it's easy. I'll take the ball with me, "said the player to Gol's cameras.

About the game, he added that it was an "extraordinary" first half for the basic interests: "We got in very well, we were brave and we made extraordinary cons. We beat a direct rival and we added. It's wonderful to win three games in a row. It is not easy to score three goals in 20 minutes and at home we are doing many things well. Nothing has been done, much remains and it's the idea"sentenced the soccer player.