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Justin Kluivert has just done something his dad Patrick never managed

Justin Kluivert's hat-trick for Ajax against Roda JC was the first treble by a Kluivert in the Eredivisie

Patrick Kluivert won three Eredivise titles, one La Liga trophy, the Champions League and scored 40 goals for the Dutch national team.

Justin Kluivert has yet to win anything.

But Justin does has something to one-up his dad with after shining for Ajax in their 5-1 win against Roda JC today.


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Justin scored a 40-minute hat-trick to register his first three league goals of the season in style.

In doing so he became the first Kluivert to score an Eredivisie hat-trick.

Unlucky Patrick.

But the 18-year-old still has some way to go to eclipse what his dad accomplished in football.

When Patrick was Justin’s age he was scoring the winning goal in the 1995 Champions League final.

Even to this day Patrick remains the youngest player to do so.

Age is just a number

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Age is just a number

So Justin won’t be calling up his dad bragging about his exploits just yet.

But it’s good to see that Patrick has passed the goalscoring gene down a generation.

How long until 9-year-old Shane is banging in goals for Barcelona?

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