Gareth Bale v Inter Milan (2010)
As bizarre as it was brilliant, Bale’s hat-trick at the San Siro will go down as one of the best performances on the European stage.
Tottenham found themselves 4-0 down at half-time after goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes was sent off after just eight minutes.
Bale then turned the game into a one-man show, attacking Inter’s right hand side as if the likes of Javier Zanetti and Maicon were training cones and hit three almost identical goals to keep his side in the tie.
Tottenham then went on to beat Inter 3-1 at White Hart Lane to move on to the next round.