Erling Haaland is simply a machine! The BVB star has already scored his 21st Champions League goal against Besiktas Istanbul – in only the 17th game! A sensational quota that – if he can hold it to some extent – will one day get him into the record books. In any case, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have to dress warmly at the top.
But Super-Haaland has already surpassed some top stars in terms of the number of hits in the Champions League. 90min shows which icons have fewer CL goals than 21-year-old (!) Haaland:
City, United, Juve – Tevez played for a number of top clubs. But his goalscoring in the premier class cannot keep up with Haaland’s.
There are quite a few who call Lukaku the best striker in the world right now. But when it comes to the CL hits, he clearly has to line up behind Haaland.
At his peak, Adriano aka ‘Der Imperator’ was considered one of the most brutal attackers the football world has seen. He scored 14 CL goals in 27 appearances.
Germany’s record scorer was not nearly as successful in the premier class as in the national dress. The attacker with a strong header scored “only” 14 goals in the most important club competition in the world.
David Villa was able to win the handle pot once – 2010/11. During that season he contributed four of his 14 CL goals.
One of the greatest footballers out there. All the more surprising that Ronaldo was only allowed to celebrate a goal 14 times in the premier class. Incidentally, R9 never won the competition …
The ex-Hamburger has blossomed into a top star at the Spurs. 17 stalls in 47 CL games are decent – but by no means Haaland’s collar size.
Ronaldinho was someone you couldn’t dislike. Once the Brazilian magic mouse won the Champions League, he snapped a total of 18 stalls in the competition.
Eleven years older than his team-mate Haaland, but Reus can no longer keep up with the Norwegian in terms of the number of goals – at least in the premier class.
The former Bayern star played every defense dizzy at his heyday – as the culmination of his career, he won the triple in 2013. The French got 18 stalls in the premier class. Good, but no longer good enough for Haaland.
When it comes to the best center forwards in the world right now, Kane shouldn’t be missing. But the Englishman is “unlucky” to have an employer in the Spurs that is not known for making silverware. After all, 20 goals in 24 appearances are a quota that comes close to Haalands – but Kane is also seven years older.
CL winner, world champion, European champion – Fernando Torres has cleared all the big titles in his career. But he too, despite a remarkable career, achieved fewer stalls in the premier class than Haaland.
Incidentally, Haaland could overtake other greats such as Gonzalo Higuain (24 goals), Luis Figo (24 goals), Robin van Persie (25 goals) and Hernan Crespo (25 goals) in the coming games. It should be ready after the group stage at the latest.
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