Erling Haaland has scored 62 goals in 106 professional games, a figure that took Cristiano Ronaldo 233 matches and Lionel Messi 132 fixtures.

Erling Braut Haaland has emerged as a genuine contender for the throne of Europe’s most prolific goalscorer, a position held undisputedly by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the past decade. The Borussia Dortmund forward has outscored both the Juventus and Barcelona talismans at the same age – just shy of his 20th birthday – in fewer matches and with a greater goals-per-game ratio.

Haaland streets ahead of 20-year-old Cristiano

Goals-per-game ratio at 19 years and 10 months

Player              Games    Goals    Average

Haaland     106.       62      0.58

Messi                63.         20.      0.31

Cristiano    87      12      0.13

Since signing for Dortmund in January, Haaland has failed to score in just four Bundesliga games and at the age of 19 years and 10 months he has a record of 62 goals in 106 club games. At the same age, the prolific Ronaldo had scored just 12 times in 87 matches.

 Haaland’s goals-per-game ratio as it stands is 0.53 a game, compared to the Portuguese’s 0.13 at the same age. Continue reading

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