The 29-year-old attacking midfielder/forward’s three-goal effort against Torino FC in today’s Serie A action propelled Calcio Catania to the 3-2 victory. The well traveled Mascara has seen action at a host of Italian clubs over his career. Today’s hat-trick is surely one of his career achievements.
After Mascara’s second goal gave Catania a 2-1 lead late in the first half, the 18,000 supporters at the Stadio Angelo Massimino felt confident that three points would be secured.
Sadly, Torino equalized early in the second on a penalty goal from Nicola Amoruso. The match looked destined to end 2-2 until Mascara capped his Man-of-the-Match performance with his third goal in the 80th minute.