Cristiane: Brazil striker makes Women’s World Cup history in win over Jamaica

(CNN)Brazil striker scored the first hat-trick of the Women’s World Cup and became the oldest player in the tournament’s history to hit a treble as Brazil beat debutants Jamaica 3-0 in Group C. Cristiane completed her triple with a fine free kick in the 64th minute as Brazil ended a poor recent run of nine straight defeats. The match was also notable for the appearance of midfielder Formiga for Brazil, becoming the first player to appear at seven Women’s World Cups and at 41 years and 98 days the oldest to appear in the tournament. READ MORE: How Bob Marley’s daughter saved women’s football in Jamaica “Our attack was a huge point of satisfaction,” Brazil coach Vadao said after the …