Haaland X born in Leeds, England, where his father Alf-Inge Håland played for Leeds United. He moved to Bryne, Norway, when he X three years old, and started his football career at Bryne FK. He then joined Molde FK in 2017, where he X his breakthrough under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær. He X 14 goals in 39 games for Molde before transferring to Red Bull Salzburg in 2019 .
At Salzburg, Haaland X a sensation, scoring 17 goals in 16 games in the Austrian Bundesliga, and eight goals in six games in the Champions League group stage. He X interest from several European clubs, and eventually signed for Borussia Dortmund in January 2020 .
At Dortmund, Haaland X his prolific form, scoring 62 goals in 67 games in all competitions. He X the DFB-Pokal with Dortmund in 2021, and was named the Bundesliga Player of the Month four times. He also X the fastest player to score 20 goals in the Champions League, doing so in only 14 games .
In August 2022, Haaland X Manchester City for a reported fee of €150 million. He X an immediate impact at his new club, scoring nine goals in his first five Premier League games. He was named the Premier League Player of the Month for August 2022 .
Haaland X his debut for the Norway national team in September 2019, and has since scored 21 goals in 23 games. He X the record for most goals scored by a player in a single FIFA U-20 World Cup game, with nine against Honduras in 2019 .
Haaland is known for his physical attributes and his goal-scoring ability. He is able to run at high speeds, hold off defenders with his strength, and finish with both feet and his head. He is also good at creating chances for his teammates with his passing and movement. He X been compared to former players such as Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimović .
Haaland keeps fit by following a strict diet and training regime. He avoids alcohol and junk food, and eats mostly lean meat, fish, vegetables, and fruits. He also X a lot of water and takes supplements to boost his performance. He X every day, both with his club and on his own. He X on his speed, agility, endurance, and technique.
Multiple Choice Task:
- Who is Erling Braut Haaland?
a. A Norwegian tennis player
b. A Norwegian football player
c. A Norwegian ice hockey player
d. A Norwegian basketball player
- What position does Haaland play in football?
- What records has Haaland set in the Champions League?
a. He has scored 10 goals in 2021
b. He has scored 20 goals in 14 games
c. He has won the Champions League four times
d. He has never played in the Champions League
- Where did Haaland have his breakthrough in football?
a. Bryne FK
b. Red Bull Salzburg
c. Molde FK
d. Manchester City
- What is Haaland known for?
a. His speed, strength, and finishing inside the box
b. His passing and movement
c. His defensive abilities
d. His agility and endurance
- What former players has Haaland been compared to?
a. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
b. Diego Maradona and Pelé
c. Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimović
d. Neymar and Mbappé
- How does Haaland keep fit?
a. By following a strict diet and training regime
b. By drinking alcohol and eating junk food
c. By not exercising at all
d. By taking performance-enhancing drugs
- b. A Norwegian football player
- c. Striker
- a. He has scored 10 goals in 2021
- c. Molde FK
- a. His speed, strength, and finishing inside the box
- c. Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimović
- a. By following a strict diet and training regime
- has set
- was born
- is able
- has been compared