Real Madrid v Celta Vigo

Ronaldo hat-trick fires Real through

January 10, 2013
By ESPN staff

Cristiano Ronaldo put the disappointment of missing out on the Ballon d'Or for a fourth consecutive year behind him, scoring a hat-trick in Real Madrid's 4-0 rout of Celta Vigo in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.

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Ronaldo, 27, took just two minutes to make his mark as he sent a swerving long-range effort past a hapless Sergio Alvarez in the Celta goal.

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