The striker shone against Leipzig, scoring 5 goals in the Champions League, but surpassed that record a few years ago with his national team.
Erling Halland He is the footballer of the moment and one of the greatest stars of world football, who never ceases to amaze with his performance in every match. Another event occurred on Tuesday when he scored 5 goals in a 7-0 win against Manchester city Against Leipzig in the round of 16 Champions league.
Guardiola’s side won the tie 8-1 on aggregate (they drew 1-1 in the first leg) and reached the quarter-finals, but the big news was the record of Haaland, who scored 5 goals (he was replaced by a missing half). hours of gameplay) and tied a record set only by Lionel Messi and brazilian Louise Hadrian in said competition.
Besides the astonishment of many to see Haaland score 5 goals, it is worth remembering that it is not the first time that the Norwegian has performed like this. In fact, he already had a much more effective goal: in one day he managed to score 9 goals. Yes 9.
In a match in which the Norwegian U-20 national team beat Honduras 12-0, on May 30, 2019, and played the World Cup in that category. Not so famous yet, at just 19 years old, Erling Haaland has spread around the world for his amazing goalscoring record.
He was still the ‘Norwegian Boy’ who broke it at Germany’s Salzburg and despite the fact that he didn’t pass through Borussia Dortmund and his recent arrival at City, he was already starting to make his name on planet football.
For the Norwegian national team, that match was memorable because of Haaland’s record but also for that country’s team, who achieved the biggest victory in the history of the competition.
It should be noted that Irling was born in the UK, because his father, who was also a player, played for English clubs such as Nottingham Forest, Manchester City or Leeds.
Despite this, at the age of three, Haaland left England with his family to return to the Norwegian city of Brienne. There, later, he began his football career at the club of the same name as the city, Bryne FK, and made his professional debut.
The City striker has honored his country of upbringing, and although he was born in the United Kingdom, he has always stated that he wants to represent Norway at the international level, a decision that cost him not to be in the World Cup in Qatar, but he will achieve it. Fighting to reach North America 2026.
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