Erling Haaland beats Ronaldo and Messi to a new Champions League record

The Manchester City attacker’s double on Tuesday night set new competition high, far exceeding Ronaldo’s 20-game total.
In his first 20 Champions League gamesErling Haaland has outscored Lionel Messi and Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo.
The 22-year-old scored twice in his first match as Manchester City player on Tuesday night, as the Premier League champions defeated Sevilla 4-0. 
This brings his season total to 12 goals in seven games.
Erling Haaland loves Champions League so much he has theme as his ringtone and Man City star could add to impressive record that beats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Many are predicting Haaland to storm to the golden boot, both in the league and in Europe with City favorites to lift the Champions League. Some are even forecasting that he will set a new Premier League scoring record, which currently stands at 32 during a 38-game season, set by Mo Salah in 2017/18.

Pep Guardiola challenges Erling Haaland over Man City goals Meanwhile, Ronaldo holds the record for the most goals scored in a single Champions League campaign. He hit home 17 goals for Real Madrid in the 2013/14 season as Los Blancos went on to lift the trophy.

The 37-year-old also holds the all-time competition record, having scored 140 goals for United, Real, and Juventus. However, he didn’t get off to a storming start in his first 20 games, failing to score in that period

In comparison, Haaland has 25 goals in his first 20 Champions League games, surpassing Lionel Messi’s eight. too On Tuesday, the Norwegian striker became the competition’s fastest player to 25 goals, having scored for RB Salzburg, Borussia Dortmund, and now City.

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