Erling Braut Haaland is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Norway national team. Pending agreement of personal terms, he is due to join Premier League club Manchester City on 1 July 2022.
Erling was born on 21 July 2000, in Leeds, England. He however grew up in Bryne, Norway with his parent and older sister. He started in the academy of his hometown club Bryne at the age of five.
Haaland played at the senior level for Bryne’s reserve and senior teams. He moved to Molde in 2017 and spent two seasons. He later signed with Red Bull Salzburg in January 2019, winning two league titles and one Austrian Cup. In December 2019, he moved to Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga, with whom he won a DFB-Pokal in 2020–21.
At the international level, he has represented Norway at various youth levels. In the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, Haaland won the tournament’s Golden Boot, after scoring a record nine goals in a single match. He made his senior international debut in September 2019.
Haaland won several individual awards and broke various records during his career. During the 2019–20 season with Salzburg, he became the first teenager to score in five consecutive UEFA Champions League matches. He was the top scorer in the Champions League the following season.
In 2020, Haaland won the Golden Boy award, while in 2021 he was named Bundesliga Player of the Season and was included in the FIFA FIFPro World11 2021. These accomplishments have led to Haaland being considered one of the best strikers in the world.
Erling Haaland Net Worth
As of 2022, Haaland has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He is a professional footballer.