Most hat-tricks in a row: Stjepan Lucijanic breaks Guinness world record
ZAGREB, Croatia -- A lower division Croatian football player has just broken a Guinness World Record for the most hat-tricks in a row; NK Dracice Striker Stjepan Lucijanic has been scoring goals for fun in the Đakovo league in eastern Croatia and he completed his fifth hat-trick in a row to set a new record for the Most hat-tricks in a rwo, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: Stjepan Lucijanic scored his fifth hat-trick in a row for Dakovo League side NK Dracice Dakovo as they defeated NK Zrinski Drenje 10-0. He has broken a Guinness Record for the most hat-tricks in a row. Photo: NK Dračice (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the fastest time to score three goals is 90 seconds by Tommy Ross for Ross County against Nairn County at Dingwall Ross-shire, Scotland on 28 November 1964.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest soccer lesson; it consisted of 686 participants, achieved at event organised by Knocklyon United Football Club (Ireland) in Knocklyon, Dublin, Ireland, on 23 May 2014.
NK Dračice Striker Stjepan Lucijanić has been scoring goals for fun in the Đakovo league in eastern Croatia and on the weekend he completed his fifth hat-trick in a row to set a new record.
Lucijanić has scored 20 goals in the last five competitive league matches for his club after banging in five hat-tricks in a row.
The previous world record was set by Japanese player Masashi Nakayama in 1998 when he scored four in a row for his club Jubilo Iwata.
The striker holds many of the club's records, netting six goals in one game at the start of the season, as well as taking just 12 seconds to find the net - another one that gets him in the history books of NK Dracice.