A year after his audacious first goal on his MLS debut helped the LA Galaxy rally fo a win in the first-ever El Trafico, the Swedish icon, part Lion, part Ferrari, was perfect in a 3-2 win over LAFC at Dignity Heath Sports Complex Friday night.
Well, he wasn’t perfect — though Ibra might argue he is — his hat trick was. It was the fifth “perfect hat trick,” which consists of goals with the left foot, right foot and head, in the last decade in MLS.
Perfect hat tricks (left foot, right foot, head) in @MLS over the last decade:— Paul Carr (@PaulCarr) July 20, 2019
2019 🇸🇪 Zlatan Ibrahimovic
2017 🇺🇸 Patrick Mullins
2017 🇻🇪 Josef Martínez
2015 🇨🇮 Didier Drogba
2010 🇺🇸 Brian Ching
Brian Ching did it in 2010 when the Houston Dynamo legend struck for three goals in a 4-3 win over the Chicago Fire.