Erling Haaland is a Leeds fan, go it on!
That’s if this amusing encounter with Whites star Stuart Dallas is something to go by.
Haaland, the Borussia Dortmund sensation, was truly born in Yorkshire whereas his father, Alf-Inge, was enjoying for Leeds.
And it will seem the 20-year-old striker nonetheless has a delicate spot for his father’s membership.
Leeds full-back Dallas met Haaland on worldwide responsibility final month and received a glimpse of his outrageous expertise up shut.
Haaland scored twice as Norway thrashed Northern Eire 5-1 in a pleasant at Windsor Park, however what occurred afterwards was maybe much more stunning.
Dallas reveals that Haaland was determined for his shirt, and even sang Leeds anthem ‘Marching On Collectively’ as they swapped!
“”I’m not one for swapping shirts,” Dallas informed the Weekend Sports activities Breakfast. “I wish to preserve my very own shirt, irrespective of who I play towards.
“He walked behind me and requested about swapping shirts. It in all probability wasn’t the neatest factor to do, as a result of we’d simply been overwhelmed 5-1 and I’m laughing on digicam.
“It in all probability didn’t look too good. I believed he meant inside, however he shouted at me and requested to do it now.
“We did it after which he leaned into me and stated, ‘Marching on collectively!’
“It was a bit unusual. I’ve recognized the Leeds connection together with his father and it’s good that he needed my shirt.
Leeds landed some big-name signings in the course of the switch window, corresponding to Spain ahead Rodrigo.
Might Haaland probably transfer again to Leeds someday? Dallas hopes so.
“What a participant he’s and hopefully we see him within the Premier League someday with Leeds.”
Maybe that’s why Haaland didn’t be a part of Manchester United final January – he may by no means transfer to such a fierce rival of his boyhood membership.