There can be nothing quite as satisfying as taking home the match ball following a three goal salvo for your team.

For Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday, he not only took home the match ball but also took the accolade of pretty much singlehandedly dragging Portugal to the World Cup.

Ronaldo lived up to expectation and fired a sensational hat-trick in Stokholm, stunning Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden and condemning them to another four years of hurt.

To celebrate, we take a look at five other hat-tricks to match Ronaldo's remarkable feat.

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