Erling Haaland breaks Man Utd legend’s Champions League scoring record

Erling Haaland scored his 30th Champions League goal during Manchester City’s meeting with RB Leipzig on Tuesday, becoming the youngest player in the competition’s history to hit that tally.

The previous record was held by former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Ruud van Nistelrooy, who netted 30 in his first 34 games.

That speed has been completely obliterated by Haaland, who reached 30 in just 25 matches.

Van Nistelrooy wasn’t the only United legend to see his record bested by Haaland. With 30 goals, Haaland equalled the career tally posted by Wayne Rooney, who scored his final…


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