Gary Lineker's hat-trick in England's final World cup group game was welcome, as the three lions edged through thanks to victory over Poland.
Gabriel Batistuta hit a memorable treble in 1998 as Argentina swept Jamaica aside at the World Cup in France.
Brilliance from Paolo Rossi as the Italian's hat-trick inspired Italy to a resounding win over Brazil in 1982.
After disappointment in the 1998 World Cup Final, Ronaldo and Brazil's redemption comes just four years later against Germany.
Dennis Bergkamp produced a moment of pure brilliance for the Dutch as they progressed to the semi-final of the 1998 World Cup.
It was a night of tears in Turin for England and triumph for West Germany in 1990 World Cup semi-final.
A game of two famous goals from the great Diego Maradona saw England knocked out of the 1986 Fifa World Cup in controversial circumstances.
Dubbed the underdogs, France overcame a talented Brazil side in the final of the 1998 Fifa World Cup.