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Facts about Erling Braut Håland Dortmunds, young underrated striker.

Erling Braut Håland Born 21 July 2000 is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a striker for German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Norway national team. A prolific young goalscorer, he is recognised for his acceleration and pace, strength and precise off the ball movement.

Place of birth is Leeds, England. His Height is 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) and he is playing as a Striker.

Current team.

Borussia Dortmund his jersey is Number 17.

Haland started his career at his hometown club Bryne in 2016. In January 2019, Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg signed him on a five-year contract.

2019–20 UEFA Champions League, he became the first teenager to score in five consecutive UEFA Champions League matches with Salzburg.

He won the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup. In December 2019, underrated Haaland completed a transfer move to Borussia Dortmund for a fee reported in the region of €20 million.

He carried on his goal-scoring success in the 2019–20 Champions League campaign, becoming the second teenager to score 10 goals in the competition.

Haaland chose Norway over England national after the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, in which he won the Golden Boot where he scored nine goals in a match, another record, Haaland made his debut for the Norway senior team in September 2019.

On 1 February 2017, Molde announced the signing of Haaland. He made his debut on 26 April 2017 in the Norwegian Cup match against Volda TI. Haaland scored his first goal for Molde in his debut in the 3–2 win against Volda. His league debut came on 4 June 2017 when he came on as a substitute in the 71st minute against Sarpsborg 08. He received a yellow card after 65 seconds on the pitch. Haaland scored the winner in the 77th minute, a goal which was his first Eliteserien goal. He scored his second league goal of the season on 17 September, a match-winning goal against Viking in a 3–2 win. In the aftermath of the goal, he received criticism from teammate Björn Bergmann Sigurðarson for celebrating towards Viking supporters. Haaland finished his first season at Molde with 4 goals in 20 appearances.

On 1 July 2018, Haaland scored 4 goals against Brann within the first 21 minutes of the match, securing his team a 4–0 away win over the unbeaten league leaders at the time.

The hat-trick was scored in 11 minutes and 2 seconds and all four goals in 17 minutes and 4 seconds. Molde FK manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær after the match compared Haaland's style of play to Romelu Lukaku and revealed the club had rejected several bids for Haaland from different clubs. He is a fighter like Cristiano Ronald.

Haaland continued his scoring run when he scored two goals and gained an assist in the 5–1 victory against Vålerenga. He scored in Molde's UEFA Europa League victory against KF Laçi in a 3–0 win on 26 July. Due to a sprained ankle, Haaland did not participate in Molde's three last league matches of the season. For his performances in the 2018 Eliteserien, Haaland received the Eliteserien Breakthrough of the Year award. He finished the 2018 season as Molde's top goalscorer with 16 goals in 30 matches in all competitions

The Athletic's Phil Hay revealed that prior to Haaland's move to Red Bull Salzburg, Haaland was also subject of an offer from English Championship club Leeds United.

When he joined Red Bull Salzburg.

Austrian Bundesliga club Red Bull Salzburg announced that Haaland signed a five-year contract. In 19 July 2019 Haaland scored his first hat-trick for the club in a 7–1 Austrian Cup win against SC-ESV Parndor and followed it on 10 August with his first Austrian Bundesliga hat-trick in a 5–2 win against Wolfsberger AC. Haaland scored his third hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg on 14 September, in a 7–2 victory over TSV Hartberg, taking his seasonal record to eleven league goals in seven appearances, and three days later, he got another in his 2019–20 UEFA Champions League debut against Genk in a 6–2 victory, his fourth overall for the club.

Haaland then went on to become only the second teenager in UEFA Champions League history to score in each of his first three appearances in the competition, after Karim Benzema, with a goal against Liverpool and two against Napoli. His six goals set a new record for the most goals by a player in his first three appearances in the Champions League. 

Later on, he scored a goal against Napoli to be the first teenager to score in his first four matches in the competition, and the fourth player of any age to achieve that feat, following Zé Carlos, Alessandro Del Piero and Diego Costa. On 27 November, he scored another goal against Genk to reach five consecutive matches, and joined the likes of Del Piero, Serhiy Rebrov, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski in doing so.

When he joined Borussia Dortmund.

Haaland completed his transfer to Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund a couple of days before the January 2020 winter transfer window for a fee reported to be in the region of €20 million.

Signing a four-and-a-half-year contract.

He made his debut against Augsburg on 18 January 2020, coming on as a substitute in the 56th minute, and scoring a hat-trick within 23 minutes in a 5–3 win.

He became the second player in Dortmund history to score three goals in their Bundesliga debut, after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang .

During his second appearance for Borussia Dortmund, played on 24 January against local rivals FC Köln, Haaland came on once again as a substitute, in the 65th minute. He scored 12 minutes later, before scoring a second after 10 minutes, helping his team win 5–1.

Haaland became the first Bundesliga player to score five goals in his opening two matches, as well as the fastest player to reach that tally (56 minutes)

On 18 February 2020, Haaland scored both goals in a 2–1 home victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16.

The Norwegian teenager tallied ten Champions League goals in just his first eight appearances in the 2019–20 campaign, eight goals for Red Bull Salzburg and two goals for Borussia Dortmund.

Following the Bundesliga's return during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Haaland scored the first goal since German football was halted in late March, scoring in a 4–0 win over FC Schalke 04 on 16 May It was his 10th goal in the Bundesliga campaign. On 20 June 2020, Haaland scored twice in a 2–0 win against RB Leipzig to secure Champions League football for Dortmund in the following season.

Red Bull Salzburg

Austrian Football Bundesliga: 2018–19

Austrian Cup: 2018–19

Norway U17

Syrenka Cup: 2016


Eliteserien Breakthrough of the Year: 2018

Austrian Footballer of the Year: 2019

FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Boot: 2019

UEFA Champions League Breakthrough XI: 2019

Bundesliga Player of the Month: January 2020

Bundesliga Rookie of the Month: January 2020, February 2020

Bryne 0 goals in 16 app

Molde 14 goals in 39 app

Red Bull Salzburg 17 goals in 16 app

Borussia Dortmund 13 goals in 15 app

National team 0 goals 2 app

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