Erling Haaland on choosing football club for his upcoming game back then.
Erling Haaland on choosing football club for his upcoming game back then.( Source : bulinews )


Erling Braut Haaland is a footballer playing as a striker for Manchester City and the Norwegian national team. Erling is regarded as one of the best players in the world because of his athleticism, speed, and finishing ability. Details on who gave birth to the player and how far he reached are discussed in the section below.

Erling Haaland was named a Manchester City player on Sunday and immediately targeted archrival Manchester United.

Last month, the 21-year-old joined the club in a €60 million transfer from Borussia Dortmund, as one of four summer signings unveiled to hundreds of supporters gathered outside Etihad Stadium.

When asked which team he was most excited to face, Haaland said, "I don't want to say it, but... Manchester United."

Some Facts About Erling Haaland:

Full name Erling Braut Haaland
Date of birth21 July 2000
Age22 years old
Place of birthLeeds, West Yorkshire, England
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Nationlaity Norwegian
ProfessionFootballer
Current teamManchester city
Number9
PositionStriker
Father's name Alfie Haaland
Mother's name Gry Marita Braut
Cousin 2 (Jonatan Braut Brunes/ Albert Tjåland)

Erling Haaland Parents: Who Are Alfie Haaland And Gry Marita Braut?

Erling Haaland was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, to Gry Marita Braut and Alf-Inge Haaland. Her father was a Premier League footballer in the year he was born (2000).

Alf-Inge, 49, played for Nottingham Forest, Leeds United, and Manchester City in his career. He was a defender as well as a midfielder. Throughout his career, he scored numerous spectacular goals while switching between these positions.

 Erling Haaland with his family early in the morning.
Erling Haaland with his family early in the morning. ( Source : instagram )

He began his career at seven in 1979, and his professional career began in 1989, at 17, with Bryne FK in Norway. In 1993, he had moved to England to start a new chapter in his career with Nottingham Forest, and he made his debut with Leicester City.

Unfortunately, his career was cut short due to a knee injury sustained by Roy Keane. As a result, his family relocated to Norway.
Because of Keane, many of Erling Haaland's family and friends still despise Manchester United.

Before his retirement, his father represented Norway in the 1990 Norway U17 tournament and the Norway U21 competition (1991 to 1993).

Haaland's mother, Braut, on the other hand, was a former heptathlete. Her sport is known as heptathlon, which should help you understand it. It is a female-only sport in which each athlete competes on seven different tracks and fields.

He appears to have inherited the athletic gene from his parents. Like his mother, the versatile child participated in sports such as handball, golf, and track and field. Haaland participated in Heptathlon activities in addition to football.

On the other hand, Erling stated in his childhood interview that he learned to score goals independently rather than from his father. During this time, he began to form the widely held belief that he would become one of his country's top footballers.

His parents appear to be a significant age difference based on the photographs. However, the precise date of his mother's birth is unknown.

Erling Haaland's Brother Astor And Sister Gabrielle Age Gap

Norwegian footballer Erling Haaland was the third child of his parents. His elder brother is Astor Haaland, and his younger sister is Gabrielle "Gabi" Halland.

 Erling Haaland has a very good bonding with his siblings and that can even be seen in his posts as well.
Erling Haaland has a very good bonding with his siblings and that can even be seen in his posts as well. ( Source : instagram )

Unlike him, his siblings have a low-key life, which is why details about them are still unknown. Looking at the pictures of the player, there must be a significantly less age gap between them.

His siblings were also introduced to football the same way he was. Astor, according to legend, used to enjoy football as a child. He never made it to the professional level, however.

We can follow him on Instagram to see his exciting life. Gabi, likewise, is married to Jan Gunnar Eide and has a son with him.

Who Is Erling Haaland ? His Achievements

Erling Braut Haaland is a professional Norwegian footballer who plays for the Premier League and the Norway national team. Because of his agility, quickness, and finishing ability, he is regarded as one of the best players in the world.

The footballer worked his way up through the junior ranks to play for Bryne's reserve and senior teams. Molde signed him in 2017, and he stayed for two seasons.

 Erling Haaland posted this picture in his Instagram handle, where he talks about how tough the game was that day.
Erling Haaland posted this picture in his Instagram handle, where he talks about how tough the game was that day. ( Source : instagram )

The player joined Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Bundesliga in January 2019, having previously won two league titles and one Austrian Cup. In December 2019, he joined the German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund, where he won the DFB-Pokal in 2020-21.

Haaland received numerous individual honors and set numerous records during his career. During the 2019-20 season, he became the first youngster in Salzburg history to score in five consecutive UEFA Champions League matches.

He led the Champions League in scoring the following season. In 2020, Haaland won the Golden Boy award, was named Bundesliga Player of the Season in 2021 and was nominated for the FIFA FIFPro World11 in 2021.

Haaland represented Norway at various youth levels. In 2019, Haaland won the tournament's Golden Boot after scoring a tournament-record nine goals in a single game.