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13 Incredible Champions League Records Erling Haaland Holds

13 Incredible Champions League Records Erling Haaland Holds

Erling Haaland, a young player for Manchester City, had a productive season in his first year playing in England.

Haaland was a member of the City team that won the league, the FA Cup, and the Champions League to complete an unprecedented treble.

Due to his amazing goal-scoring prowess throughout tournaments, which saw him smash records left, right, and center, the kid played a crucial part in the club’s incredible run.

The Norwegian hotshot scored an incredible 52 goals across all competitions, with 36 of those coming in the Premier League, according to talkSPORT.

The majority of the 22-year-old’s other 12 goals in the Champions League were scored during the group stages.

He broke a few records, according to CBS Sports.

The following are the 13 Champions League records that Haaland currently owns:

1. Youngest to hit 15 goals

Haaland hit the 15-goal mark in the Champions League aged just 20 years and 126 days.

The forward reached the milestone in November 2020 with Borussia Dortmund.

2. Quickest player to score 15 goals

The Man City ace needed just 12 games to score 15 goals, becoming the quickest player to achieve the milestone.

His brace in Dortmund’s 3-0 win over Club Brugge on November 24, 2021, made him the fastest player to record 15 goals in the UCL.

3. Youngest to reach 20 goals

Haaland was just 20 years and 231 days when he achieved this milestone.

4. Quickest player to reach 20 goals

Haaland needed just 20 games to hit the 20-goal mark in the Champions League.

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The 22-year-old’s mark overtook Harry Kane’s record of 24 games.

5. Player to score hat-trick in the first half

The Man City superstar is currently the only player to score a hat-trick in the first half on his debut in the European competition.

6. Player to score more goals on debut

Haaland holds the record of being the only player to score more than one goal in his Champions League debut for three different clubs.

7. Youngest to hit 25 goals

The former Dortmund ace was just 22 years and 47 days when he reached the 25-goal mark in the UCL.

8. Quickest to hit 25 goals

To hit this feat, the towering striker needed just 20 games in the competition.

9. Youngest to reach 30 goals

Haaland was aged 22 years and 236 days when he scored his 30th goal in the Champions League.

10. Quickest to reach 30 goals

The ex-Salzburg ace needed just 25 games to score 30 UCL goals, making him the quickest player in the history of the tournament to reach the landmark.

11. Record for consecutive appearances

Haaland is currently the only player to score multiple times in four consecutive appearances.

12. Quickest to 35 goals

It took Haaland just 27 games to reach the 35-goal mark in the Champions League.

13. Youngest to 35 goals

And finally, Haaland is now the youngest player to score an eyewatering 35 goals in the European tournament.

The Norway international achieved this aged just 22 years and 272 days.

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