The young Norwegian star Erling Haaland has made the top scorer for the UEFA Champions League’s current season (2020-2021) after the 16th round of the “Champions League” tournament.
Erling Haaland, the “golden boy,” led his team, Borussia Dortmund, to qualify for the quarter-finals of the tournament, at the expense of his opponent, Seville, by scoring five goals, including a hat-trick in the first-leg match (3-2) that was held at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium. In Seville’s city, two goals in the second leg (2-2) at the “Signal Iduna Park” stadium in Dortmund.
The 20-year-old Norwegian star has scored ten goals in the Champions League’s current season so far, four goals ahead of his closest pursuers.
According to Opta Network, Haaland has scored 20 goals in the Champions League since his debut in September 2019.
And the Norwegian striker became the fastest player to reach 20 goals in the history of the tournament in 14 games, surpassing England’s Harry Kane, who got the same number of goals in (24 matches), Alessandro Del Piero (26 games), and Rod Van Nistelrooy (27 games) And Filippo Inzaghi (28 games).
Haaland also became the youngest player ever to score in 6 consecutive Champions League matches, at the age of 20 years and 231 days, surpassing Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe, aged 22, in the number of goals scored in the Champions League 19.
The following is the ranking of the top scorers in the UEFA Champions League after the 16th round of the tournament:
1- The Norwegian Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund) – 10 goals.
2- Alvaro Morata (Juventus) – Score 6 goals
Brazilian Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain) – 6 goals
Frenchman Olivier Giroud (Chelsea) – 6 goals
Moroccan Youssef Nassiri (Seville) – 6 goals
Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) – 6 goals
Frenchman Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) – 6 goals
8- French Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) – 5 goals
The Egyptian Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 5 goals
Polish Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – 5 goals
Sergio Oliveira (Porto) – 5 goals
Italian Shiro Immobile (Lazio) – 5 goals
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 5 goals
14- Italian Federico Chiesa (Juventus) – 4 goals
Spaniard Ferran Torres (Manchester City) – 4 goals
- Belgian Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan) – 4 goals
Diogo Jota (Liverpool) – 4 goals
The Norwegian Tokmak Nguyen (Ferencváros) – 4 goals
Hungarian Dominic Soboslai (Red Bull Salzburg) – 4 goals
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) – 4 goals
Bruno Fernandez (Manchester United) – 4 goals.