Is there anything Erling Haaland can’t do on a football pitch? Spoiler: No.
Borussia Dortmund’s 19-year-old Terminator is taking the Champions League by storm – but which players is he comparable to? What is his most impressive attribute? Will he still be at BVB next season?
And can he perhaps help Norway – who haven’t yet qualified for Euro 2020 – become this summer’s tournament dark horses?
Erling Håland holds the *world record* for longest standing jumping by a five-year-old.
We've found 10 stats about his playing career that prove he must be a genuine lab experiment. 🤯 pic.twitter.com/A8UX3xri9b
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) February 22, 2020
The Liverpool juggernaut was knocked off its stride by dirty Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid – but what went wrong for the Reds at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium? And will Jurgen Klopp‘s side be able to stop ‘the Sergio Ramos of midfielders’ from stomping all over his Anfield record?
Host Jake Entwistle is joined for this week’s Squawka Talker by Sam Long, Muhammad Butt and debutant Maryam Naz to answer all of the above questions and more.
Timings for this week’s topics on the Squawka Talker football podcast:
START – 00:17:10 | Atletico & Diego Simeone do a job on Liverpool
‘Saul is the Sergio Ramos of midfielders.’
TRUE OR FALSE? Erling Håland stat special
00:17:11 – 00:28:00 | Which player does Erling Håland remind you of the most?
00:28:00 – 00:34:19 | Will Erling Håland be at Borussia Dortmund next season?
00:34:20 – 00:39:04 | Will Erling Håland win the Champions League Golden Boot?
00:39:07 – 00:45:39 | Which is Erling Håland’s most impressive attribute?
00:45:40 – END | Can Norway be genuine dark horses for Euro 2020?
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