Muller scored the first hat-trick of the tournament and was awarded man of the match in Germany's 4-0 triumph against Portugal in the 2014 World Cup opener on June 16, 2014. In addition, in the 37th minute, he was the target of Pepe's headbutt, which resulted in the Portuguese defender getting sent out. As a result, Muller received a direct red card and was ejected from the game. He later apologized for the incident.
Muller made his international debut on August 8, 2011 in a friendly match against South Africa. He came on as a substitute in the 79th minute of the game and helped Germany win it 3-1. This is also his only appearance for Germany so far. He has never been sent off during his career and has a total of 11 caps with three goals. He started the 2014 World Cup with his hat trick victory.
Muller's father, Michael, played for East Germany and Germany's national team. His younger brother Lukas will make his own international debut on June 17, 2015 in Munich. He too plays for Bayern München and has already made one appearance for Germany, coming on as a substitute in a 1-1 draw with Sweden in March 2015. Thomas and Lukas have established themselves as two of the best young players in world football and have both won several trophies with Bayern München.
Bert Patenaude of the United States scored the first hat-trick against Paraguay in 1930, while Harry Kane of England scored the most recent on June 24, 2018, against Panama. The only World Cup in which no hat-tricks were scored was the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo both have three goals in World Cup history but they both played in every game of these tournaments.
Here is a list of all people who have scored a World Cup hat trick:
Hector Garcia of Mexico in 1930
Bert Patenaude of the United States in 1930
Peter McParland of Scotland in 1938
Eddie Hernadez of El Salvador in 1962
Ronaldo scored his third goal at just before half time in the second half of the match against Colombia on June 17, 2002.
He then scored another two goals after coming on as a substitute in the match against Japan on July 2, 2002.
This makes him the first player to score multiple hat tricks in World Cup history. He also won the Golden Boot as the top scorer with five goals.
Lionel Messi is still looking for his third World Cup hat trick but he has been very close several times.
Bryan Robson scored three goals in an 8-0 win against Turkey in 1984. England's Gary Lineker had five hat-tricks. In 2001, Michael Owen scored a hat-trick against Germany. In a friendly match against Jamaica in 2006, Peter Crouch scored a hat-trick. In a World Cup qualifying match against Croatia in 2008, Theo Walcott scored three goals. This is the only other occasion when this has happened.
Hat-tricks can be very rare. There have been only nine occasions when it has happened to opponents of England. The first was when Fred Morley scored three for Scotland against England at Hampden Park on 4 February 1875. The last was when Peter Crouch scored three for England against Jamaica in Kingston on 6 October 2008.
There have been many great players who have scored three or more goals in a single match. Some examples are Alfredo Di Stéfano, Bertie Mee, Gordon Banks and Alan Shearer. A hat-trick is the highest number of goals that can be scored in a single match by one player. This record is held by Gary Lineker with his five hat-tricks. He played from 1980 to 1994 for England. The most any other player has scored is two, done twice by Charles Leaver and Bryan Robson.
All hat-tricks involve at least three goals. A goal is defined as "a ball that enters the goal area of the field".
The all-time leader is six people with five goals.
Gareth Bale broke his own record when he scored three goals in a Champions League match against CSKA Moscow in 2013. He is still one goal behind Dany De Wit's worldwide record.
As many as five players have scored hat tricks for their countries. Brazil has the most players with nine hat tricks, followed by Argentina and Germany with eight each. Australia, Belgium, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, England, France, Greece, India, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, USA.
Fernando Torres of Spain is the top scorer with five goals. He achieved this feat during the 2014 World Cup against Nigeria.
Patenaude, Bert On Sunday, Harry Kane became the third England player in World Cup history to score a hat-trick. Who was the very first? 2. Bert Patenaude scored the first hat-trick in 1930 at the first World Cup. He alledgedly used witchcraft to gain an advantage over opponents. 3.
Harry Kane is the name of the American football player who played for the Buffalo Bills from 2013 to 2017 and then with the Toronto Argonauts from 2018. He finished his career as one of the most dangerous kickers in NFL history. During his time with the Bills, he won two Super Bowls with them. In 2015, he became only the second player in NFL history to score 50 touchdowns during his career. The other one is Tony Dorsett.
So, Harry Kane is the answer to your question: "Who achieved the first World Cup hattrick in football?". Hat-tricks are special achievements in soccer. Only three players have ever done it in the World Cup: Bert Patenaude in 1930, Miroslav Klose in 2006, and now Harry Kane in 2019.
Wartime internationals, which are not considered official matches, are not included on the list. It is the only hat-trick in a football match played between England and Turkey.
Robson was born on March 18, 1950 in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. He is known as one of the greatest midfielders in the history of English football. He earned 51 caps for his country, from 1975 to 1990, scoring 16 goals. After retiring from playing he became manager of Middlesbrough and Manchester United. He died in October 2016 at the age of 65 after being diagnosed with cancer two years earlier.
Robson started his career at local club Doncaster Rovers before joining Nottingham Forest in 1969. He helped the team reach the 1970 FA Cup final but they were defeated by Leeds United. In 1971, he moved to European competitions when Nottingham joined the Football League First Division. That same year, he made his debut for England against Northern Ireland and went on to earn 51 caps, scoring 16 goals.
After retiring from playing, he became Middlesbrough's player-manager in 1995 and led the club to the Premier League title in 1996. He stayed at the club until 1998 when he was hired by Manchester United as their manager.
What a legendary footballer. Chilavert is the first goalie to ever achieve a hat-trick, having scored 23 goals in just two seasons for Velez Sarsfield and scoring three competitive goals against Argentina out of eight for Paraguay. 1. Rogerio Ceni (131 goals).