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Alex Rae hails Rangers' Jermain Defoe

Jermain Defoe of Bournemouth during a training session on November 28, 2018 in Bournemouth, England.

Jermain Defoe stole the show for Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers.

Jermain Defoe of Rangers celebrates after he scores his second goal during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 11, 2019 in Glasgow,...

Alex Rae has reserved praise for Jermain Defoe following his hat-trick in Rangers 5-0 demolition of Hamilton at Ibrox today.

The ever-green hitman made it 12 goals for the season in all competitions after his brilliant treble at Ibrox this afternoon.

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It's the second hat-trick that the 36-year-old has scored for Rangers since August after his barnstorming display in the 6-1 win over Hibernian earlier in the campaign.

Defoe's second against Accies might be the pick of the bunch and here's how Gers legend Rae reacted on Twitter:

 

Defoe, who is on loan at Rangers from Bournemouth, joined Steven Gerrard's side in January and what a difference he is making.

Twelve goals already and we're only just starting October. It's a phenomenal return for the former England international, who turns 37 next week.

Gerrard's side are now two points clear of Celtic in the Scottish Premiership after the Hoops' shock defeat at Livingston today.

Jermain Defoe of Rangers FC and Andre Martins of Legia during the UEFA Europa League Play Off First Leg match between Legia Warsaw and Rangers FC on August 22, 2019 in Warsaw, Poland.

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