Erling Haaland Breaks Ronaldo’s Hat-trick Record
Erling Haaland, the 20-year-old Norwegian striker, has set a new record by becoming the fastest player ever to score a hat-trick in the Champions League. As Haaland scored his third goal in Borussia Dortmund’s 4-0 thrashing of Club Brugge in Group F, he not only netted a hat-trick, but in doing so, broke the record that had been held by Cristiano Ronaldo.
How the Record Was Broken
Haaland needed just 14 Champions League appearances to achieve his feat, whilst Ronaldo required 17 games over two seasons with Manchester United to do the same. The 20-year-old striker was particularly impressive too and his third goal was an audacious lob from outside the box.
The young star is rapidly becoming one of football’s biggest prospects, having received praise and admiration from teams, coaches and players alike for his confidence, drive and natural ability.
What’s Next for Haaland?
In addition to his record-breaking hat-trick, Haaland currently holds the record for the most goals scored in a Champions League debut game, with six in the 7-1 thrashing of Belgian team Genk. On top of these impressive achievements, he also holds the record for being the first player ever to score in each of his first six Champions League games.
As he already has plenty of impressive records to his name, it’s certain that he will remain one of the most high-profile strikers in the world. Only time will tell what the young star can achieve in the coming years, but one thing is for certain – the record books will continue to be rewritten.
To break a record set by one of the greatest players of all time is a remarkable achievement for Haaland. His incredible skill, composure and overall talent has seen him become one of the most sought-after strikers in world football, and it’s clear that he has the potential to become one of the best players ever.
The young Norwegian stands out from the rest, and it’s only a matter of time before more records are broken by him. Erling Haaland’s name will surely go down in history, and there’s no doubt that the world of football is excited for the future of this incredible player.