What did Erling Haaland do to achieve that admiration?
Erling Haaland is making the whole of Europe surprised by his terrible scoring style, which built him a solid bridge of a football legend. With a brace against PSG last night, a player rose to the top of the Champions League top scorer list.
Dortmund won 2-1 with PSG in the first leg of the 1/8 Champions League. In particular, striker Erling Haaland made a strong impression when scoring both goals for Dortmund.
Erling Haaland surprised Europe
Notably, this is the first time, the Norwegian striker played for Dortmund in the Champions League. In the group stage, this young star played brilliantly for Salzburg club.
However, upon arriving in Dortmund, Erling Haaland displayed a killer instinct. After 5 matches for Dortmund in the Bundesliga, this player has scored up to 8 goals. And last night, he continued to punish PSG with his fear.
Not only helped the German club win, Erling Haaland also surpassed the top scorer list with Robert Lewandowski with the same 10 goals. Earlier, in the group stage, the Norwegian striker scored 8 goals for Salzburg.
Erling Haaland also goes into the history of the Champions League as a football legend player with the highest performance in the first match in this tournament. The striker was born in 2000 and scored 10 goals in his first 7 matches in the club’s top 1 continent.
At the age of 20, Erling Haaland is doing extraordinary things
Besides, Opta’s statistics also indicate that Erling Haaland is the first U20 player to score 10 goals in the Champions League. Even now, the number of goals of Erling Haaland in the Champions League is more than that of the Barcelona team (9 goals).
Although not yet 20 years old, Erling Haaland is really making many people feel respectable. The striker shows the quality of the modern striker. In addition to being able to manage well in the penalty area, Erling Haaland is also very strong in independent activities. The second goal against PSG last night was an example. The player managed himself outside the box, before firing the opponent’s net.
Earlier, in the 14th minute, Erling Haaland made all the surprise when performing a quick run from the home to the opponent’s penalty area in just 10 seconds.
Many people are calling Erling Haaland a new image of C. Ronaldo. However, at the age of 20, the Norwegian striker is doing much better than CR7 (at the same age) a lot.
A Summary of Achievements
In the World Cup
Scouts of the big clubs have put Erling Haaland in the sights for a long time, but it was not until May 2019 that many international audiences knew about this young player. To get noticed at a youth tournament like the U20 World Cup, you need to be outstanding like Lionel Messi (helping Argentina win the championship in 2005), Sergio Aguero (2007) and Paul Pogba (2013), or scoring. .. nine goals in a match like Erling Haaland.
For a striker, setting up a hat-trick in a match was a dream. When confronting Honduras in the U20 World Cup group stage, Haaland even made a “hat-trick of hat-trick” in Norway’s 12-0 destruction victory. Although Norway was eliminated from the group stage and Haaland failed to score any more goals, he still pocketed the title of top scorer, with Ukraine’s second-ranked Danylo Sikan losing to him … five goals.
Haaland set up a hat-trick of in a 12-0 win over Honduras in the U20 World Cup 2019
Haaland went into the U20 World Cup history as the player with the most goals in a match. On both social media and social media, fans started talking about a tall, young striker who played face to face and decisively in front of the goal. But that did not change Haaland when he returned to Austria to join forces with Red Bull Salzburg – the team he wore from January 2019 after leaving Molde.
Coach Jesse Marsch told ESPN: “In Austria, people pay close attention to him, and after scoring nine goals at the U20 World Cup, I think Erling started to have cheeks in Europe. But in Salzburg, everything barely changed, and it was because of Erling’s mentality that he appeared every day, was an extremely professional and hard-working athlete, especially at the age of 19. His teammates loved him and Erling never takes a day off, not even a day. “
In the Austrian Bundesliga in the 2019-2020 season, Haaland scored 16 goals in just 14 games. But what made the name Erling Haaland so popular in Europe was his performances in the Champions League. In a group with Champions League champions Liverpool and Napoli, RB Salzburg showed that they were absolutely not a pawn when fighting for the ticket to go to the last match.
The Austrian club started the Champions League journey with a 6-2 victory over Genk, in which Haaland scored a hat-trick in the first half. This is Haaland’s biggest European arena, and the Norwegian player quickly followed the legendary Raul Gonzalez and Wayne Rooney when he became the third-youngest player in the history of hattrick. in the Champions League. After the match, teammate Maximilian Wober said on the UEFA homepage: “Erling is a phenomenon and will definitely become one of the best strikers in the world”.
Haaland scored against Liverpool in the Champions League group stage this season
Football legend destiny continues to shine
As if to reinforce Wober’s words, Haaland continued to score against Liverpool and Napoli giants. After every round of the Champions League group stage, fans saw the name Haaland go into the history of the tournament as a football legend, and be compared with many senior superstars. He was the first player to score six goals in the first three matches of the Champions League. When scoring in four consecutive Champions League matches, Haaland did what Alessandro Del Piero and Diego Costa once did. In doing so in the next match, he rivaled the record of five consecutive matches of Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski or Neymar.