Football – On Sunday, PSV’s Jürgen Locadia scored a hat-trick on his Eredivisie league debut. He became the first player in 43 years to achieve this feat in the Dutch top flight and the first since Harald Berg scored on his Eredivisie debut for ADO in 1969.
The last time this happened in the English Premier League was in August 1996 when Fabrizio Ravanelli scored 3 goals on his Premier League debut for Middlesbrough.
Below we listed some players who recently scored a hat-trick on their league debut.
Player (Nation) Club Date League
Jürgen Locadia (NED) PSV 30 Sep 2012 Eredivisie – Netherlands
Toscano (BRA) Vitória Guimarães 28 Aug 2010 Liga – Portugal
Martin Fenin (CZE) Eintracht Frankfurt 02 Feb 2008 Bundesliga – Germany
Antti Sumiala (FIN) IFK Norrköping 12 Aug 2002 Allsvenskan – Sweden
Danijel Milovanovic (SWE) Landskrona BoIS 06 Apr 2002 Allsvenskan – Sweden
Paul Kpaka (SLE) Germinal Beerschot 12 Aug 2001 Jupiler Pro League – Belgium
Adhemar (BRA) VfB Stuttgart 03 Feb 2001 Bundesliga – Germany
Pauleta (POR) Girondins Bordeaux 06 Sep 2000 Ligue 1 – France
Mogens Laursen (DEN) FC Midtjylland 23 Jul 2000 Super Ligaen Denmark