Haller hat trick for Dortmund after cancer treatment

MARBELLA, Spain (AP) — Sébastien Haller has scored a hat trick for Borussia Dortmund in a friendly against Basel in his second game following treatment for testicular cancer. The Ivory Coast striker converted a penalty in the 81st minute and celebrated with hugs from his teammates. He added the second goal in the 86th off a cross and the third in the 88th from a corner. The hat trick spanned less than eight minutes. The goals marked Haller’s first for Dortmund. The game against Swiss club Basel was part of Dortmund’s winter training camp in Spain before the Bundesliga resumes next week. Haller was diagnosed with a testicular tumor in July less than two weeks after joining Dortmund.

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