Ryan Colclough’s perfect hat-trick!
At 22-years-old and with a fledgling lower league career behind him, Ryan Colclough went viral on Tuesday night.
The Wigan striker scored two goals for the Latics against Colchester and then got taken off on the hour, in order to go see the birth of his son.
For Colclough, these were the second and third goals of the season in just nine appearances.
Wigan 3 – Colchester 0
Colclough scored in first half injury time and just before the hour to ensure Wigan won the game.
The result means Wigan are are second in League One, whilst Colchester are three points off the relegation zone.
The video below shows how Colclough scored both goals then rushed to the hospital when he was taken off.
Wigan revealed that their striker made the birth of his second child, Harley Thomas Colclough.
Best Tweets on Ryan Colclough’s perfect hat-trick
Wigan's Ryan Colclough scored two, he then had to be subbed off with half an hour to go, he then sprinted down the tunnel and dashed to the hospital to make the birth of his son…
Still in his kit! Class. 👏🏼 pic.twitter.com/T9ynejPtci
— Football Away Days (@FBAwayDays) November 22, 2017
Ryan Colclough of Wigan had an option whether to play tonight because his wife went into labour before the game. He played 55 minutes, scored two goals and then sprinted down the tunnel to go and join her. Job done 😂
— Abi Rodwell (@Rodders232) November 21, 2017
💪 Wigan's Ryan Colclough's evening:
⚽ Score two goals.
🏃 Run off at 55 mins.
🚗 Travel to the hospital.
👶 Wife gives birth.
— 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) November 22, 2017
Ryan Colclough's night to remember! 👏👏👏
✔️ Scores two goals in a 3-0 win.
✔️ Get substituted off to rush to the hospital to see the birth of your son.
✔️ Succeeds while wearing full kit. pic.twitter.com/J8nqmiMloq
— ESPN UK (@ESPNUK) November 22, 2017