VIDEO: Gerso hits 13-minute hat trick for Sporting KC

Gerso Fernandes, Sporting Kansas City
Peter G. Aiken
The 26-year-old designated player had a big night at Children's Mercy Park, making his biggest impact yet since signing in the offseason

Gerso Fernandes is adjusting nicely to life in Major League Soccer.

Just days after the Sporting Kansas City attacker starred in his side's 2-2 draw at Orlando City, the Guinea-Bissau native scored three goals in 13 minutes in a 3-0 win over Seattle on Wednesday. 

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Gerso netted in the 56th, 58th and 69th minute, turning a scoreless encounter into a comfortable win for Sporting KC.

The treble meant Gerso is the first Sporting KC player to score a MLS hat trick since Birahim Diop in 2010. The former Belenenses player now has five goals in 12 league matches on the season.