Erling Braut Haaland. You can’t get that name off the lips of football lovers, fans and neutrals alike. After all, every football lover loves a great player at scoring goals, even if those goals sometimes come against your team.
He shone again on the Champions League stage, taking his UCL goals tally for the season to 10 goals. Haaland hit the back of the net twice for Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League quarter-finals in a heated 2-2 draw with Sevilla to progress 5-4 on aggregate.
The team from Germany won the first leg of their last-16 tie 3-2 in Seville, where the young striker also scored a brace.
Haaland sets new UCL scoring records
The Norway international striker has scored 20 goals in just 14 appearances in Europe’s premier tournament in his young career, and he was the key orchestrator of Dortmund’s progress.
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Tottenham’s Harry Kane was the previous owner of the record, reaching that figure in 24 games, which now pales in comparison to the young beast’s feat.
Haaland has now scored in six consecutive Champions League games. At just 20 years and 231 days of age, he is the youngest player to achieve such a feat in Europe’s premier club tournament.