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Erling Haaland – Sponsors | Salary | Investments | Notable Honors | Charity Work

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He may have just arrived onto the scene, but Erling Haaland is already one of the hottest properties in football. Here is a profile for the Norway international, detailing information about his playing career as well as his brand endorsements, notable honours and charity work.

 

Full Name –Erling Braut Haaland

Date of Birth – 21 July 2000

Place of Birth – Leeds, England

Nationality – Norwegian

Current club – Borussia Dortmund (GERMANY) | League – 1. Bundesliga

Salary as Player – €162,000 per week approx.

First senior club appearance – 12 May 2016 for Bryne FK in a 1. Divisjon/ Norwegian First Division (Norwegian second tier) match against Ranheim Fotball. (Result – Ranheim 10 Bryne)

First senior international appearance – 5 September 2019 for Norway’s senior team in a UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifying match against Malta. (Result – Norway 2 0 Malta)

 

SPONSORS

Nike – The American sports equipment giant is Haaland’s first-ever boot and personal equipment supplier at the senior level. It is reported, however, that the Norwegian is bound to get a more lucrative contract, with Puma, Haaland’s current club’s (BVB) technical partner, lobbying hard to convince the wonderkid to switch to them.

 

Samsung Norge (Norway) – Samsung announced Haaland as a brand ambassador in the Nordic region to promote its latest series of Galaxy smartphones in March 2021.

 

Investments

Hyperice – Haaland acquired a share in sports tech company Hyperice in May 2021, making the Irvine, California-based muscle recovery products manufacturer the first high-end investment made by the young Norwegian. Haaland also serves as a global brand ambassador to the company.

 

NOTABLE HONOURS

With Red Bull Salzburg –

  • Australian Bundesliga (Österreichische Fußball-Bundesliga) – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • Austrian Cup (ÖFB-Cup) – 2018-19

With Borussia Dortmund –

  • DFB-Pokal – 2020-21

Individual –

  • Golden Boy – 2020

(Source – Wikipedia)                     

 

NOTABLE CHARITY WORK

In April 2021, Romanian referee Octavian Sovre approached Haaland at the end of the first leg of UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final between Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund to ask the Norwegian to autograph his red and yellow cards. It was later revealed that the cards would be auctioned off to raise money for SOS Autism Bihor, a Romanian charity dedicated to providing support to autistic people.

 

Anshuman Joshi is a senior writer at SportsKhabri with special focus towards all things football. His other interests include languages, world history and some good fiction.

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