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22/01/2005 Sochaux’s Jeremy Menez becomes the youngest hat-trick scorer in French league history, bagging three in six minutes aged only 17 years, 8 months, and 15 days

Having scored a 7-minute hat-trick in a 4-0 win against FC Girondins de Bordeaux to help UEFA Cup contenders FC Sochaux-Montbéliard end a 2,5-month spell without a domestic home win, it is easy to see why 17-year-old striker Jérémy Menez is regarded as a phenomenon in France.