Erling Haaland is a name, which now has become a household name, especially after his solid start at Manchester City. He is a professional footballer, who plays as a striker for Norway’s National team and premier League Football Club Manchester City. Haaland is considered one of the best finishers of the current generation, popular for his strength, speed, and finishing techniques. Besides winning a number of awards in his entire football career Erling has also built and broken various records.
Erling Haaland Debut
Erling made his club debut in 2015 by joining his hometown club Bryne although he did not stay long in Bryne he was also offered a trial by a German club. Later he joined Molde on 1st May 2017 and scored his 1st goal at the UEFA Competition on 26th July 2018. He completed the 2018 season as a top goalscorer of Molde.
On 1st January 2019, he joined a five-year contract with Red Bull Salzburg and scored his first hattrick for the club against SC-ESV Parndor by 7-1 and won the Austrian Cup. He departed the club after playing against Liverpool where his team lost by 2-0.
Borussia Dortmund confirmed Haaland’s signing for the club on 29th December 2019, with a transfer fee of €20 Million in four and half a year contract. He made his debut for Dortmund against FC Augsburg and scored a hat-trick within 23 mins of joining the game leading to a 5-3 win. And made a record for the only 2nd player of the club to score 3 goals in a debut match. Later on 10th May 2022, it was announced that the player will be moving to play for Premier League club Manchester City.
On 1st July Haaland joined Manchester City with a joining fee of €60 Million in a five-year contract. His debut came against Liverpool, where he played for straight 90 mins in the 2022 FA Community Shield. Also in his Champions League debut for the club, he scored 2 goals against Sevilla and became the first player to score 25 goals in 20 Champions League appearances.
Erling Haaland Wins and Records
Haaland has made various records in his career some of which are his individual honors whereas some include his Club and National trophies:
- Eliteserien Breakthrough of the year (2018)
- Austrian Footballer of the year (2019)
- Austrian Bundesliga Player of the season (2019-20)
- FIFA U20 World Cup Golden Boot (2019)
- UEFA Champions League Breakthrough of the year XI (2019)
- Premier League Player of the month (August 2022)
- ESM Team of the Year (2019-20)
- Golden Boy (2020)
- Gullballen (2020)
- Kniksen’s Honours Award (2020)
- UEFA Champions League Top Goal scorer (2020-21)
- UEFA Champions League Forward of the season (2020-21)
- FIFA FIFPro World11 (2021)
- Syrenka Cup (2016)
Red Bull Salzburg:
- Austrian Bundesliga (2018-19 and 2019-20)
- Austrian Cup (2018-19)
- DFB-Pokal (2020-21)
Who is Father of Erling Haaland
Erling Haaland’s Father Alfie Haaland was also a professional footballer, he was a former player of the Norwegian National Team. He played for various Premier League clubs including Manchester City, Nottingham Forest, and Leeds United.
Alfie’s career came to an end due to his left knee injury. He also suffered an injury in his other leg too which was caused by the infamous clash against Manchester United’s captain Roy Keane.
Is Erling Haaland Single, Who is his girlfriend?
Erling Haaland’s love life has always been private, so it has always been the talk of the town about his partner or girlfriend but he tends to not discuss his personal life in interviews and social media.
According to Sportslumo, his current relationship status is single as his main focus is on his family and football. Thus the player has no time for finding a significant other for himself anytime soon.
Erling Haaland’s Net Worth
At a young age, Erling has reached a long way and has become a global superstar in the sports world. Haaland’s net worth is approx $12 Million as of January 2022. His net worth includes his salary from Premier League club Manchester City and other sponsorship deals.
Haaland has worked with Puma and Adidas and is the brand ambassador for Samsung Norge. He also has over 19.5 million followers on Instagram and 13 million on Facebook.
Erling Haaland’s Idol Name
In an interview at Dortmund, he said, Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were his idols. And not so surprisingly, he is scoring a lot of goals just like his idol.
Due to his huge stature and finishing style, many fans have already started him comparing with Zlatan. However, with the rete of goal flowing from his boot, looks like he will achieve massive numbers in his career.
Erling Haaland Agent Name
Mino Raiola was an Italian football agent who is no more, he passed at the age of 54. Including Haaland, Riola also managed Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
After Raiola’s sad demise it is reported by Republicworld that his cousin Vincenzo Raiola and lawyer Rafaela Pimenta will manage his all clients