Watch Cristiano Ronaldo's Hat-Trick for Portugal vs. Sweden in World Cup Playoff

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Watch Cristiano Ronaldo's Hat-Trick for Portugal vs. Sweden in World Cup Playoff
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It was billed as the battle between Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo, and thus it proved as Sweden and Portugal put on a show Tuesday.

First, Ronaldo put Portugal up 1-0 on the night—2-0 on aggregate.

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Then Ibrahimovic gave the Swedes hope with a brace himself to set the game up. However, Ronaldo would not be denied. First came this finish.

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And then this to complete his hat-trick.

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The World Cup just wouldn't have been the same without him.

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