Cristiano Ronaldo is the first Manchester United player ever to do this in a Premier League game

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Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to ensure the Red Devils beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Ronaldo gave Manchester United the lead after 12 minutes with a powerful strike from outside the box before Harry Kane equalised for Tottenham in the 35th minute through a penalty.

Three minutes after Tottenham’s equaliser, Ronaldo gave Manchester United the lead and converting a brilliant pass from Jadon Sancho to ensure Manchester United lead Tottenham 2-1 at half-time.

With 18 minutes left in the game, Tottenham equalised for the second time in the game after Harry Maguire scored an own goal.

However, Ronaldo ensured Manchester United get all three points as he powered a header from a corner kick to complete a hat-trick and give Manchester United the lead for the third time in the game.

Ronaldo is now the first Manchester United player ever to give Manchester United the lead three times in a single Premier League game.