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A Year Ago Today, Erling Haaland Announced Himself To The World With A 'Hat-Trick Of Hat-Tricks'

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A Year Ago Today, Erling Haaland Announced Himself To The World With A 'Hat-Trick Of Hat-Tricks'

A year ago today, Erling Haaland scored nine goals against Honduras at the FIFA U-20 World Cup and announced himself to the footballing world.

Haaland bagged a remarkable nine goals for Norway as absolutely obliterated Honduras 12-0.

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Since then, Haaland's star has continued to rise and he's now one of the most valuable teenagers in world football.

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After spending the first half of this season dominating the Austrian League with Red Bull Salzburg, he moved to Borussia Dortmund in January and kept up his form in the Bundesliga.

Haaland is now held in the same breath as Kylian Mbappe and could be one of the best players in the world in a few years time.

Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

"His body responds so well to training because his genetics are privileged," former trainer Erase Steenslid told AS.

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"He gained 12 kilos of muscle in 15 months. It was crazy. We built his muscle from scratch. He was always the closest to the buffet and his plate was literally a mountain of food.

"I designed a circuit for him where at one of the stations he had to hit a sack... and one day he split it in half."

Featured Image Credit: PA Images

Topics: Football News, Football, Erling Haaland, RB Salzburg, Borussia Dortmund, Norway

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