Kevin De Bruyne netted a 24-minute hat-trick against Wolverhampton Wanderers – and then pulled out the Erling Haaland celebration!
De Bruyne, who is widely regarded as the best player in the Premier League alongside Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, has been turning up for Man City on a weekly basis in this tense title run-in.
As the champions headed to Molineux in search of another vital three points, De Bruyne delivered once again. Twenty four minutes, three goals and a celebration out of the Erling Haaland textbook.
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De Bruyne completed his flash hat-trick with a gorgeously struck left-footed shot from the edge of the penalty area, which whizzed past Jose Sa and nestled in the back of the net.
In celebrating what was his first-ever treble in the Premier League, De Bruyne celebrated with Haaland’s trademark, in a nod to the Norwegian who will be joining ahead of next season.
“23 minutes of footballing genius” ⭐
Kevin De Bruyne completes his first-half hat-trick with a ROCKET of a left-foot strike! 🚀 pic.twitter.com/O7Ng9Sy9oP
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 11, 2022
Pictures courtesy of the Premier League