next year Erling Braut Haaland He was on the verge of Real Madrid, Barcelona, PSG, Bayern Munich, among other clubs. Recently, the young Norwegian striker decided to take his goals to the team Manchester cityso that the war of the giants ends. The same thing happens, but in the field of sports brands. After several months of listening to offers, he signed a contract with the Nordic footballer chat as a new sneaker sponsor. The American sportswear brand has worn him since he was 14 years old and he still plays in Norway.
The Scandinavian, one of the biggest players in the world, chose the American giant over other options, such as Adidas and Leopard. His previous contract with Nike ended in January 2022 and since then Haaland has tried different boots and evaluated different options.
In this way, Nike grabs one of the most exquisite talents on the market and one of the great stars of the Premier League, in which he surprised in his first season with the city. According to media reports, the Nordic striker pockets 23 million in cash with this agreement.
In 37 games, he scored 42 goals, which is the best season of his sports career and in which he has already broken several records: he is the city’s top scorer in the same Premier League, the city’s top scorer in the same season and equaled Leon. Messi’s record five goals (against RB Leipzig) in the Champions League tie.
At Nike, Haaland joins other soccer superstars who have also opted for the brand, such as Kylian Mbappé and Manchester City teammate Kevin de Bruyne, and from other sports including LeBron James, Rafael Nadal and Tiger Woods.
How did Haaland start his career and where did he play?
Erling Haaland’s career began in his native Norway, where he played in the youth divisions of Bryne FK and Bryne Fotballklubb teams. In 2016, at the age of 16, he joined the reserve team of Molde FK, a club in the Norwegian top division.
In 2017, Haaland made his debut for the Molde FK first team, where he scored four goals in the first match. In his first season with Molde’s first team, Erling Braut scored 4 goals in 20 games.
In December 2018, Haaland signed a contract with Bulla Rufa Salzburg of the Austrian soccer league. During his time with the club, he scored 16 goals in 14 Champions League games and helped his team win the Austrian league.
In January 2020, Haaland joined Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund, where he quickly became one of the most feared strikers on the planet. For 2022-23, Manchester has invested a total of 70 million euros in the city.
Manchester city: the story of Erling Haaland
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