Sergio Aguero netted another three goals in Man City’s 6-0 drubbing over Chelsea on Sunday, and in turn the striker equalled one of Alan Shearer’s Premier League records.
As well as being the PL’s top scorer of all-time, Shearer also holds the record for most hat-tricks in league history with 11.
But Aguero’s second hat-trick in just three games means the Argentinian now joins the Englishman at the top of the charts.
And with the way Aguero is playing, it already looks like Shearer may lose the record entirely by the end of the season.
The former England captain seems to be taking it with good grace though, praising the Argentinian striker on his Twitter:
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However that hasn’t stopped former Newcastle players giving him grief over it.
Ex-Newcastle stars mock Shearer after Aguero hat-trick
Old team mate Jermaine Jenas was quick to tease his fellow Match of the Day pundit, sharing a video of Shearer’s reaction to the match on Twitter:
Jenas jokingly asks if Alan is alright after Aguero nets his third, to which he simply responds with chants of the Argentinian’s name.
But later on Twitter, Shearer fired back with a subtle dig at his former teammate:
Jenas played in central-midfield behind Shearer for almost five seasons at Newcastle between 2002 and 2005.
The two even enjoyed some successful times together as well, playing three seasons of European football under Sir Bobby Robson.
Jenas initially made a promising start to his Toon career and even won PFA Young Player of the Year in 2003.
However his time on Tyneside slowly soured and he left for Tottenham Hotspur in 2005.
But despite only meaning to get one back on Jenas, Big Al’s comment rubbed another ex-teammate up the wrong way.
Ex-Newcastle midfielder Rob Lee was quick to remind the Geordie striker of some of the talent that played behind him, that talent mainly being Lee himself!:
In fairness to Lee, Big Al played alongside some great players on Tyneside.
Although he never had a De Bruyne in his midst, Newcastle midfielders always helped Shearer look good.
It’s a shame for Newcastle fans to see some of the Geordie icon’s records finally disappearing in the new era.
But whatever happens in the future, he’ll always be remembered as one of the greats.