Erling Haaland

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Erling Haaland
FC RB Salzburg versus SV Mattersburg (4. Juli 2019) 29.jpg
Haaland with Red Bull Salzburg in 2019
Personal information
Full name Erling Braut Haaland[1]
Birth name Erling Braut Håland[4]
Date of birth (2000-07-21) 21 July 2000 (age 20)[2]
Place of birth Leeds, England
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)[3]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Borussia Dortmund
Number 9
Youth career
2005–2015 Bryne
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Bryne 2 14 (18)
2016–2017 Bryne 16 (0)
2017 Molde 2 4 (2)
2017–2019 Molde 39 (14)
2019–2020 Red Bull Salzburg 16 (17)
2020– Borussia Dortmund 34 (32)
National team
2015 Norway U15 4 (4)
2016 Norway U16 17 (1)
2017 Norway U17 5 (2)
2017 Norway U18 6 (6)
2018 Norway U19 6 (6)
2019 Norway U20 5 (11)
2018 Norway U21 3 (0)
2019– Norway 7 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:47, 7 March 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:47, 7 March 2021 (UTC)

Erling Braut Haaland ( Håland; born 21 July 2000) is a Norwegian professional footballer. He plays as a striker for German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Norway national team.

Haaland was born in Leeds, England. His father, Alf-Inge Håland played as a defender and midfielder. He started his career at his hometown club Bryne in 2016. He moved to Molde in 2017 where he spent two years. In January 2019, Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg signed him on a five-year contract. In the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League, he became the first teenager to score in five straight Champions League matches and the second teenager to score 10 goals in the competition. He won the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup with Salzburg. In December 2019, Haaland joined Borussia Dortmund for a fee reported in the region of 20 million.[5]

Honours[change | change source]

Red Bull Salzburg

References[change | change source]

  1. "Derfor byttet han fra Håland til Haaland" [The reason he changed from Håland to Haaland]. Dagbladet (in Norwegian). 19 September 2019. Retrieved 19 December 2019.
  2. "Erling Haaland: Overview". ESPN. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  3. "Erling Haaland". Borussia Dortmund. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  4. "FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019: List of Players: Norway" (PDF). FIFA. 13 June 2019. p. 13. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 February 2020.
  5. "Erling Braut Haaland: Borussia Dortmund sign striker from Red Bull Salzburg". BBC Sport. 29 December 2019. Retrieved 17 March 2020.

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