Who is the Youngest player to score five goals in a single game?

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Who is the Youngest player to score five goals in a single game?

This 25 year old is the Youngest to score a 'glut'

Its an Astonishing feat to achieve scoring 5 goals in a single match, there are very few players who have marked history at such young ages with their amazing performances. The pressure and difficulty of scoring 5 goals in a single game are immense, yet these players have risen to the challenge and made history with their amazing performances.

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From rare occasions in football where players go on a scoring frenzy, to these Youngsters who made goal-scoring look effortless by netting 5 goals in a match, There are many Young and talented players who have scored not only hat-tricks but a quadruple and a quintuple in football. On that note, let’s look at these active football players who made goal-scoring look like a cakewalk by netting 5 goals in a match.

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5)Cristiano Ronaldo

In addition to his 60 hat tricks, Cristiano Ronaldo has also scored five goals in a game twice during the course of his long and successful career. The first of these five-goal bursts occurred in Real Madrid’s 9-1 LaLiga thrashing of Granada back in April 2015 when Ronaldo was 30 years and 2 months old. The next season, the Portuguese Forward replicated the feat with Los Blancos, with five goals and an assist in a 6-0 thrashing of Espanyol.

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Ronaldo began his career with Sporting CP in Portugal before moving to Manchester United in 2003. He spent six years with the team, winning multiple league titles and the Champions League before moving to Real Madrid in 2009. He spent nine years at Real Madrid and won multiple league titles, Champions Leagues and Ballon d’Or awards.

In 2018, Ronaldo joined Juventus, where he played for three seasons before moving to Manchester United again in 2021. The now 38-year-old Portuguese star now plays in the Saudi Pro League for Riyadh Based AL-Nassr. Ronaldo makes this list for archiving this feat twice in his career.

Ronaldo in a Los Blancos kit(image via getty)

4)Robert Lewandowski

In the 2015-16 Bundesliga Robert Lewandowski needed just nine minutes to score all five goals as Bayern Munich defeated Wolfsburg 5-1. Furthermore, the then 27 years 1 months 3 days Polish target man didn’t join the action until his team was down 1-0 at halftime. Coach Pep Guardiola was left stunned by his feat as he was left clutching his head in disbelief.

In 2014, Lewandowski transferred to Bayern Munich. He has continued to excel with Bayern, winning the Bundesliga in each of his first seven seasons with the club and the Champions League in 2020-2021. He also was the top goal scorer of the Champions league in 2020-2021. In 2021, he became the first player in Bundesliga history to score in each of the first 11 matches of a season. The Polish striker currently plays for Catalan Giants FC Barcelona and has scored 13 Goals in 15 League games for the club.

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Lewa against Wolfsburg scoring 5 goals in 9 minutes (image via Getty)

3)Leonel Messi

The first one was Lionel Messi‘s record-breaking performance for Barcelona against Bayer Leverkusen in 2012 when the then 25-year-old Argentine forward became the first player to score five goals in a single Champions League encounters. Messi has scored five goals in a single game twice in his career. The second happened just last year, when Messi became the first member of the Albiceleste to do so since 1942 by scoring all five of Argentina’s goals in a 5-0 thumping of Estonia in an international friendly played on neutral ground in Spain.

Messi began his career with FC Barcelona, where he spent over 20 years before joining Paris Saint-Germain F.C in 2021. He is the club’s all-time top scorer, having scored over 700 goals for the team. He is also the only player in the history of the sport to win the Ballon d’Or award, given to the best player in the world, seven times.

Messi in 2012(image via Getty)

2)Kylian Mbappe


Kylian Mbappe, the PSG forward, scored five goals in a Coupe de France game earlier this year against Pays de Cassel. The 24-year-old sensation led Paris Saint-Germain to a 7-0 victory over the semi-amateur side on Monday in the French Cup. The victory set up a round- of-16 match against arch-rival Marseille. Mbappé scored five goals, including a 12- minute hat trick in the first half.

In August 2017, Mbappé joined Paris Saint-Germain on loan with an option to buy, and after a successful season, the option was exercised and he was signed permanently by the club. Mbappé has established himself as one of the top young talents in the world and is known for his pace, dribbling, and clinical finishing. He has won multiple individual awards such as the Golden Boy award and Ligue 1 Player of the Year. He has also helped his club and country win several trophies including Ligue 1, French Cup and World cup 2018 with the French national team.

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Mbappe during a 5-goal rampage (image via Getty)

1)Luka Jovic

When 20-year-old Luka Jovic scored five goals for Eintracht Frankfurt against Fortuna Düsseldorf in a 7-1 Bundesliga victory, he set a record for being the youngest player to do it throughout the top European divisions. As Jovic scores five goals in a game, he joins the ranks of prolific scorers like Ronaldo, Messi, Lewandowski, and Aguero to score a ‘Quintuple’.

He began his career with Red Star Belgrade in his home country before moving to Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany. In 2019, he transferred to Real Madrid for a reported fee of 60 million euros. In his first season with Real Madrid, Jovic struggled to make an impact, scoring just 2 goals in 25 appearances across all competitions. He was loaned out to Eintracht Frankfurt for the 2020-2021 season. He returned to Real Madrid in the summer of 2021, but his performance still not good enough for the 14 time champions league winners, The Serb currently plays for Fiorentina in the Serie A.

Jovic playing for Eintracht Frankfurt( image via getty)

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