Joaquín reaches a milestone in the 'hat-trick' of La Liga

Real Betis captain Joaquin Sanchez it was written in history books on sunday with a triple against Athletic Bilbao which means he became the oldest player to score a hat-trick in the league .

The 38-year-old midfielder, who is in his second period with the Betis kids club, gave his team the advantage against Athletic in the second minute before hitting again in the 11th.

He made it 3-0 with a superb first-time finish into the bottom corner in the 20th minute, overtaking the late Alfredo di Stefano as the oldest player to score a the league hat-trick, whose last treble was in 1964 when he was 37.

Athletic struck back through a Inaki Williams penalty to make it 3-1 at halftime.