ERLING HAALAND has now scored extra Champions League targets than Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane on the age of simply 20.
The Norwegian wonderkid has now scored 16 occasions in Europe’s prime competitors after his double for Borussia Dortmund towards Membership Brugge on Tuesday evening.
Haaland now has 16 Champions League targets – greater than Zidane and Ronaldo ever managedCredit score: Reuters
Haaland scored twice as Dortmund beat Membership Brugge 3-0 on TuesdayCredit score: AFP or licensors
And people targets have are available in a simply TWELVE video games.
Haaland has been in distinctive type in his first full season with the Bundesliga giants.
The truth is, the ex-RB Salzburg striker has now scored at the very least as soon as in every of his final seven video games – together with FOUR in the 5-2 Bundesliga win over Hertha Berlin on the weekend.
Haaland now has SIX Champions League targets in simply 4 matches this season – scoring twice in each video games towards Membership Brugge.
Jadon Sancho scored a luxurious free-kick in between the Norwegian’s double to make sure Dortmund picked up all three factors on Tuesday.
However Haaland stole the present, along with his Euro profession tally now a ridiculous 16 targets in a mere dozen video games.
The in-demand striker’s tally of 16 strikes within the Champions League places him forward of among the world’s best-ever gamers.
Brazilian legend Ronaldo solely ever scored 14 occasions at Europe’s prime desk.
Actual Madrid supervisor Zidane additionally solely scored 14 occasions within the Champions League in his taking part in profession – together with his spectacular strike towards Bayer Leverkusen within the 2002 ultimate.
Zidane solely managed 14 Champions League targets in his professionCredit score: EPA
Haaland already has extra CL targets than Brazilian legend Ronaldo, who mustered 14 in an injury-plagued professionCredit score: AP:Related Press
Lengthy-serving soccer legends such David Villa and Miroslav Klose (each 14) additionally pale compared to hotshot Haaland.
Carlos Tevez, Olivier Giroud (each 13), Michael Owen, Diego Costa (each 11) Christian Vieri (10) and Dennis Bergkamp (7) all sit beneath the 20-year-old Dortmund whiz.
However Haaland has a protracted option to go to grow to be the Champions League’s prime scorer ever.
Cristiano Ronaldo – who scored in Juventus’ nervy 2-1 win over Ferencvaros on Tuesday evening – sits prime on 132 targets within the competitors.
Lionel Messi sits second on 118 targets, with Raul (71), Robert Lewandowski (70) and Karim Benzema (67) finishing the highest 5.