Author of a double in Manchester City’s card against Sevilla FC (0-4), Erling Haaland became the youngest player in history to reach the bar of 25 goals in the Champions League. The 22-year-old striker does better than Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, or Kylian Mbappé.
Erling Haaland scored again with Manchester City, twice in the Citizens’ victory in Seville:
It is decidedly insatiable. Erling Haaland scored again with Manchester City, twice in the Citizens’ victory in Seville on Tuesday evening (0-4). Totaling 12 goals in 8 games with his new team, he did not miss his European debut under the management of Pep Guardiola and took the opportunity to break (again) a goalscoring record. Indeed, he became, at 22 years and 40 days, the youngest player in history to reach the bar of 25 achievements in the queen of European competitions (in 20 games), succeeding Kylian Mbappé in this register.
GUARDIOLA: ‘HE HAS A NATURAL INSTINCT TO SCORE GOALS:
For comparison, it took 42 matches in C1 for Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé to reach the milestone of 25 goals, while Cristiano Ronaldo took 63 matches to do so. Enough to give an even more precise idea of Haaland’s talent. Moreover, the one who was bought for 60 million euros by City also became the 4th player in the history of the Champions League to score in his first appearance for 3 different teams (Salzburg, Borussia Dortmund, and Manchester City ), after Fernando Morientes, Javier Saviola and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The numbers speak for him, we always have the feeling that he could score even more goals:
Inevitably, Pep Guardiola could only appreciate in the post-match press conference. “The numbers speak for him, we always have the feeling that he could score even more goals. There was a strike from outside the area, he was there.
A center, he was there. He is always in the right place at the right time. Not a second too soon, not a second too late. He has it in his genes, he has a natural instinct to score goals. He is always there at the right time, it is his great virtue, ”he valued concerning his number one scorer. And the main weapon in the possible conquest of a Champions League which has been denied to the native of Santpedor since 2011.
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