“Helping to win the Champions League”

“Helping to win the Champions League”

After historic performance in the round of 16 of the Champions League, Haaland admitted that he arrived at Manchester City to win the competition

One day after the historic performance of haaland in the round of 16 of the Champions League, the Norwegian striker said he knew why manchester city hired him. In an interview after the match, the number 9 said that the club’s objective really is to win the continental tournament, since it would be the first time that this would happen.

Champion of four of the last five editions of the Premier League, City would already know the way to win this competition, according to Haaland, and has the objective of taking a step forward in the project. In view of this, the player, who has not yet beaten the continent, seeks success in the assigned mission.

It is clear that the club wants to win the Champions League. They have won four of the last five editions of the Premier League, they didn’t bring me to win the English title, because the club already knows how to win that competition. So, just read between the lines: I’m here to help the team develop and win the Champions League for the first time“, said the player.

With the five goals scored in the second leg of the first knockout of this edition, “Comet” broke some historical records of the competition, and equaled others, which could have been broken if it had not been substituted in the middle of the second stage. The main one was the highest number of goals scored in a match, tying with Messi It is Luiz Adriano.

Haaland celebrating one of his goals in the match / Credits: Getty Images

In addition, he became the youngest to hit the mark of 30 goals in the Champions League, before turning 23, surpassing Messi’s mark. Another point is the amount of games needed to beat this mark, as he played in just 25 matches in the tournament, having also entered the top-25 scorers in the history of the league.

Source: sportbuzz

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