The English footballer and Norwegian-based professional football striker, Erling Haaland, has an estimated net worth of £9 million ($12m).
Erling Haaland Biography and Early Life
Erling Braut Haaland, popularly known as Erling Haaland, was born on July 21, 2000. With little information known about his early life, Erling Haaland was born and raised in three notable places: Leeds, England; to Alf-Inge Haaland and Grey Martia.
Erling has a sister and a brother, Astor and Gabrielle, respectively. He indicated his interest in football at a very young age and, luckily, he had a professional footballer as a father. This made it easier for him to explore his football skills.
Erling Haaland Career and Net Worth
Erling Haaland earns a whopping sum of £6,800,000 a year. That’s quite a lot, right? It wasn’t that easy in his career path as there were good and bad times. Let’s read through the words below and see how it all began.
Erling Haaland’s dad (Alf Inge) was a professional football player who played for Manchester City and Leeds United. This was a foundation for Erling to grow in his football career. Erling trained a lot and joined the Bryne Football Club. It was here he debuted on the football scene.
After some time, Erling grew his fan base and attracted a lot of football deals at such a young age. One of his outstanding performances was paving his way to a senior debut at age 15.
Erling Haaland football contracts
One of his football contract deals was that which he signed with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United club in 2017. Later on, he joined RB Salzburg, the Austrian side, as he rejected some proposals from top clubs like Juventus. This was recorded as his first official contract deal.
It was via this club that he showed how skillful he was and this ranked him directly after Kareem Benzema in the list of players that scored goals in three consecutive Champions League games. On July 19, 2019, Erling also scored his first hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg.
Erling Haaland progressed to signing his second deal with Borussia Dortmund, in which he agreed to a payment of £132,000 weekly. He has scored a goal in each of his appearances for the football club.
Erling Haaland also played in national teams. Erling prefers the Norwegian national team to his country’s team. Erling helped the Norway team qualify for the UEFA U-19 Championship by scoring a hat-trick against Scotland. This has made him an important player in the Norwegian team.
Erling Haaland recently signed a five-year contract with Manchester City that commences on July 1st, 2022 and expires in 2028 at a transfer fee of $63 million.
Erling has a number of endorsements and ambassadorial deals. He had his first boot sponsorship deal with Nike, which expired in January 2022. Rumors have it that he signed a deal with Puma and Adidas, which has not been confirmed yet.
In May 2021, Erling Haaland signed an ambassadorial deal with Samsung Norge and invested in Hyperice (a California-based sports tech company). He is also among the FIFA video game series’ players.
Some of his achievements and recognition include:
- The 2018 Eliteserien Breakthrough of the Year
- 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Boot
- The 2019 UEFA Champions League Breakthrough XI
- 2020 Bundesliga Player of the Month
- 2020 Bundesliga Rookie of the Month
The beautiful thing about the youngster is that Erling may end up being the richest young footballer as the years run by.