Erling Haaland is a professional soccer player who currently plays as a striker for Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga and the Norwegian national team.
Haaland is known for his impressive goal scoring record and physical style of play. He began his professional career with Molde FK in Norway before moving to Red Bull Salzburg in Austria, where he scored an impressive 28 goals in 22 appearances.
In January 2020, Haaland transferred to Borussia Dortmund, where he has continued to score goals at a high rate. Haaland has also played for the Norwegian national team and has represented his country at various youth levels.
Erling Haaland was born on July 21, 2000 in Leeds, England to Alf-Inge Haaland and Gry Marita Braut.
His father, Alf-Inge Haaland, is a retired professional soccer player who represented Norway at the international level and played for clubs such as Manchester City and Nottingham Forest in the English Premier League.
Haaland’s mother, Gry Marita Braut, is a former handball player who also represented Norway at the international level. Haaland has two younger brothers, Lars and Filip, who are also soccer players. Lars currently plays for Molde FK in Norway, while Filip plays for Norwegian club FK Bodø/Glimt.
In 2019, Haaland signed with Red Bull Salzburg in Austria and had a breakout season, scoring 28 goals in 22 games in all competitions.
His performances earned him a move to Borussia Dortmund in January 2020, where he has continued to score goals at a remarkable rate.
Haaland has also represented Norway at the international level, making his debut for the national team in September 2019. He has been a key player for Norway and has scored a number of important goals for his country.