Haaland's father: “LaLiga is very good for my son”

Alf-Inge Haaland (Norway, 1972) is the father and representative of Erling Haaland, one of the men of the moment after scoring 12 goals in his first nine games with Borussia. The 19-year-old battering football gene comes to him from cradle: Alf was a defender of several mythical clubs in England, such as Nottingham Forest, Leeds United or Manchester City. The second top scorer in the Champions League after Lewandowski (10 goals, one less than Bayern striker) impressed from the beginning. “I am very happy for him and Borussia Dortmund, although for me the most important thing is to keep growing as before. He was always a top scorer, but he also gives a lot of assists. Obviously, I am proud,” he tells AS.

It is not for less, the irruption of Haaland has reached the great thing: 40 goals and eight assists this course. “Dortmund told us that they needed someone like him and that the goal is as much as possible. It is a team that fights for the Bundesliga and that is growing in European competitions. It is perfect to continue training, “says the father of the battering ram.

The current situation of Madrid, which is going through serious problems in the scoring side (without going any further, Isco is the white pichichi in 2020, with three goals), is conducive to continue linking Haaland with Madrid, thanks above all to a liberation clause in his contract from the winter of 2021, paying 75 million euros. “We were linked to more than 100 teams, but it is true that The Spanish is a very good league for my son, with great teams. You never know if you will play in Spain. What has to happen will happen“, ends Alf-Inge Haaland.

“My son loves to play with Odeggard; they understand each other very well”

Alf-Inge Haaland, father of Borussia Dortmund striker.

He and Odegaard form a partnership with Norway

The runrún around Haaland remembers the beginnings of Odegaard in Castile. Norway's two big promises share costumes in the national team. “My son loves to play with Martin, he is a great footballer. They understand each other very well in the field.” The word record seems to be linked to Erling since he was five years old, when he achieved a leap of 163 centimeters in length. Neither Mbappé resists him: the Frenchman needed 13 games to reach eight goals in the Champions League, he got it in six games. The great state of form of Haaland is the main threat to PSG in the round of eighth Champions (March 11, 2-1 for Borussia in the first leg). The striker already endorsed a double and now dreams of conquering the Park of the Princes. Y Madrid on the prowl, following every move of his.

Haaland goals in the 2019-2020 season

Competition Pj Goals
Champions 7 10
German Bundesliga 7 9
Austrian Bundesliga 14 16
German Cup one one
Austrian Cup two 4
TOTAL 31 40

The Norwegian averages 1.29 goals per game

Haaland's numbers this season are exorbitant: 40 goals in 31 games, with an average of 1.29 goals per game. The scoring ability that began showing in the Austrian Bundesliga, later endorsed in the Champions League and in the German Bundesliga. Go fifth in the Golden Boot, because the goals he scored with Salzburg weighted 1.5, while in the five major leagues they are worth 2. The goal has only resisted him with his selection. He made his international debut with Norway in September, but did not score in the two games he played against Malta (66 ') and Sweden (14').