Ronaldo's spectacular play which earned his team a draw against Spain.

Twitter Explodes After Ronaldo's Hat-Trick Secures Draw vs Spain at World Cup

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Twitter is on fire as Portugal team captain Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick helped Portugal to earn 3-3 draw with Spain in teams' first match at 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Twitter Exploded after the intense match, where Portugal captain Ronaldo's spectacular play which earned his team a draw against Spain.

Ronaldo scored the opening goal after four minutes as he converted a penalty. On 25th minute Diego Costa managed to level the score, but Ronaldo scored his second just before half time. On 55th minute Costa equalized the score — just before defender Nacho hit a right-footed strike from distance to give Spain the lead. The battle was decided by Ronaldo's amazing hat-trick, which earn his team a deserved draw and made him the first player to score hat-trick at 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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Most of the Twitter users were simply amazed by Ronaldo's sublime hat-trick at the end of the match.

​Many people just started meming on Ronaldo's amazing game and the Spanish team's goalkeeper de Gea.

​​​Some joked about the fact that earlier Spanish authorities handed 2-year suspended prison sentence and €18.8Mln tax bill penalty to Ronaldo.

​​But most people just enjoyed a spectacular game.

​The match took place at the 44,000-seater Fisht Stadium in Sochi just a day after the FIFA World Cup kicked off in Moscow, which will continue until July 15 across 11 Russian cities.


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