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    Erling Haaland, Striker, surpasses both Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane in goalscoring charts

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    Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland is now the fastest player in history to score 15 Champions League goals after netting twice during his team’s 3-0 victory over Club Brugge on Tuesday night. 

    The Norwegian striker,  recently named the 2020 Golden Boy has incredibly overtaken Brazilian Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane in the Champions League goalscoring charts.

    The 20-year-old took just 12 games to reach that landmark. 

    Brazil icon Ronaldo only managed to score 14 times in the Champions League throughout his career while former French midfielder Zidane also netted just 14 goals.

    Haaland has also surpassed David Villa and Miroslav Klose, who both recorded 14 goals as well Roberto Firmino , Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Paulo Dybala, Adriano.

    Juventus star and former Real Madrid susperstar,  Cristiano Ronaldo sits top with an astonishing 132 goals in the Champions League while Lionel Messi is second with 118.

    Raul (71), Robert Lewandowski (70) and Karim Benzema (67) make up the top five highest goalscorers in Europe’s top competition. 

    By Usman O.

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