The first World Cup Hat Trick was scored by an american.

All the historians reading this will be glad to know that the discrepancy regarding Bert Patenaude has been cleared up at last.He has now been officially declared the scorer of the first ever hat trick in World Cup History.The three goals were scored by him in USA’s 3-0 win over Paraguay in Montevideo (Uruguay) on 17 July 1930.
The correction took 76 years to make.Someone owes somebody an apology.

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