Erling Holland He popped up when Manchester City needed it most and took Pep Guardiola’s side into the quarter-finals with a hat-trick. And the long-awaited Champions League title they dream of at the Citizens.
In two minutes this Tuesday, The Norwegian striker scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season In the European competition, the same He reached a historical figure, which allows him to constantly break all possible achievements.
At just 22 years and 236 days and 25 games, Holland became the youngest and fastest player to reach 30 goals in European competition. champions league, He surpassed Kylian Mbappe’s record of 22 years 352 days and Lionel Messi’s record of 23 years 131 days during his time at Barcelona.
Holland equaled other world football giants in the Champions League
With his 30th goal in the Champions League, The ‘Android’ matched other legendary players like Wayne Rooney, Antoine Griezmann, Samuel Eto’o and Kaká. In the selected club of those who reach 30 goals in the competition.
However, he isHolland’s figure is brutal because, as mentioned, the Norwegian did 25 more games than Rooney (85), Kaká (86) and Samuel Eto’o (78).
The only footballer who comes close to the figure Erling Holland has now destroyed is Dutch Ruud van Nistelrooy, who reached 30 UCL goals in 34 games. Ultimately, he converted 56 goals in the world’s highest competition at club level, while other great footballers Lewandowski and Messi achieved it in 46 and 48 games respectively.