There's no longer any doubt that Erling Haaland's the player of the moment. The 20-year-old Norwegian from Borussia Dortmund was voted best footballer in Germany's 2020/21 Bundesliga over Robert Lewandowski. As well as being one of Europe's top gunners, he's the leading figure in the upcoming passing market.
Days ago, the meetings that his father Alf-Inge Haaland and his attorney Mino Raiola held with executives from both Barcelona and Real Madrid, both from Spain, were known. They were not the only ones, as it's also claimed by two classic English Premier League rivals: Manchester City and Manchester United. The termination clause for the Norwegian striker's € 150 million and his salary claim is € 10 million per year.
In the midst of this context, a former teammate of his revealed that the Norwegian is a fan of an Argentine soccer club. This' Leonardo Balerdi, who assured that Erling Haaland's a Boca Juniors fan.
“A little story with Haaland. When I was at Borussia, from day one I wondered which was the best team with the most history in Argentina. I drove him crazy with Boca. He showed him videos of the fans, photos of the stadium and everything related to Boca. I told him what it felt like to play in the Bombonera, that it was something unique, the videos when the stadium was exploited and when the fans fell down ”, said the youth who emerged from the quarry Xeneize who after his jump to Europe to play in the German box, he is currently on loan at Olympique Marseille.
"I think he became a little fan of Boca and to this day we are in contact. Every time he sees a video he sends it to me or when I see a video of the fans I send it to him and he always responds with hearts. He fucks me up and asks me: 'When are we going?'”, Added the Argentine defender.
And this Friday, the Norwegian forward learned that the news that he was a Boca Juniors fan reached Argentina and he did not hesitate for a second to pose with a La Ribera club jersey, which revolutionized social networks and all his fans .