England’s Sir Geoff Hurst, first World Cup final hattrick scorer greets Mbappe



Sir Geof Hurst scored the first World Cup hattrick in the 1966 final
Lusail, State of Qatar

The first player to score a hattrick in a World Cup final match, Sir Geoff Hurst has congratulated France’ Kylian Mbappe who on Sunday scored a hattrick in the initial 3-3 draw with Argentina at the 2022 World Cup final match.

Before his feat, it was 56 years ago that Geof Hurst scored three goals for England in a 4-2 defeat of West Germany.

Husrst, now aged 81 took to his twitter handle to congratulate the Frenchman.

“Many congratulations to Mbappe, whatever happens. I have had a great run!”, he tweeted shortly after Sunday’s final match.

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