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When an individual scores 3 goals in a game it is called a "hat trick". The term stems from Cricket, when in 1858, HH Stephenson took three straight wickets on three deliveries. A collection was taken in a hat and Stephenson was presented with what was collected. The term stuck and has been used in numerous other sports, including soccer (football).

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It's just called a hat trick.

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A hat trick

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