13 Incredible Champions League Records Erling Haaland Holds

  • Erling Haaland has enjoyed a brilliant run of form since he broke onto the football scene
  • The Norwegian has shattered records across competitions with his goal-scoring prowess
  • Haaland netted 52 goals during the last season with 12 of those in the Champions League

Manchester City youngster, Erling Haaland enjoyed a successful campaign with the Premier League giants in his debut season in England.

Haaland was part of City’s squad that completed a historic treble as they secured the league, the FA Cup, and the UEFA Champions League.

The youngster played a central role in the club’s incredible run, thanks to his outstanding goal-scoring prowess across competitions that saw him shatter records left, right, and centre.

According to talkSPORT, the Norwegian hotshot bagged an eyewatering 52 goals in all competitions, with 36 of those coming in the Premier League.

The 22-year-old went on to score an extra 12 goals in the Champions League, with the majority of those goals scored in the group stages.

Tie News takes a look at the 13 Champions League records that Haaland holds:

1. Youngest to hit 15 goals

Haaland hit the 15-goal mark in the Champions League aged just 20 years and 126 days. The forward reached the milestone in November 2020 with Borussia Dortmund.

2. Quickest to score 15 goals

The Man City ace needed just 12 games to score 15 goals, becoming the quickest player to achieve the milestone. His brace in Dortmund’s 3-0 win over Club Brugge on November 24, 2021, made him the fastest player to record 15 goals in the UCL.

3. Youngest to reach 20 goals

Haaland was just 20 years and 231 days old when he achieved this milestone.

4. Quickest to reach 20 goals

The Norwegian striker needed just 20 games to hit the 20-goal mark in the Champions League. He overtook the record of 24 games by Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane.

5. Hat-trick in the first half

The Man City superstar is currently the only player to score a hat-trick in the first half on his debut in the European competition.

6. Goals on debut

Haaland holds the record of being the only player to score more than one goal in his Champions League debut for three different clubs.

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7. Youngest to hit 25 goals

The former Dortmund ace was just 22 years and 47 days when he reached the 25-goal mark in the UCL.

8. Quickest to hit 25 goals

To hit this feat, the towering striker needed just 20 games in the competition.

9. Youngest to reach 30 goals

Haaland was aged 22 years and 236 days when he scored his 30th goal in the Champions League.

10. Quickest to reach 30 goals

The ex-Salzburg ace needed just 25 games to score 30 UCL goals, making him the quickest player in the history of the tournament to reach the landmark.

11. Record for consecutive appearances

Haaland is currently the only player to score multiple times in four consecutive appearances.

12. Quickest to 35 goals

It took Haaland just 27 games to reach the 35-goal mark in the Champions League.

13. Youngest to 35 goals

And finally, Haaland is now the youngest player to score an eyewatering 35 goals in the European tournament. The Norwegian international achieved this aged just 22 years and 272 days.

Henry advises Haaland

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry recently gave Haaland advice after the Man City ace asked him for some pointers.

The star had an incredible season on his debut in the Premier League, shattering a couple of records thanks to his prowess in front of the goal.

SOURCE: Sportsbrief.com

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