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Dirty Tackle

Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat trick in Madrid derby, again shows pride in his leg

Dirty Tackle

Cristiano Ronaldo equaled and surpassed Lionel Messi's 39 La Liga goals with his seventh hat trick of the season (Messi has six) in Real Madrid's 4-1 win over Atletico Madrid. His first goal -- a sublime free kick from distance -- prompted excitable commentator Ray Hudson to squeal that "this is not just a dream, it's a wet dream of orgasmic proportions!"  Ronaldo's second goal (shown above) was an equally impressive effort from beyond the top corner of the box that he celebrated by again pulling up his shorts and repeatedly pointing at his leg.

By finishing off his hat trick with a penalty kick, Ronaldo has become the first La Liga player to ever score 40 goals in consecutive seasons -- a feat that has never been achieved in Italy, Germany or England's top flights. You can say he makes it look easy, but for Ray Hudson, he just makes it all sticky.

Here's Hudson's call on the first goal...

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