By Obiajulu Chiagoziem
Dortmund thrashed Union Berlin in a 4:2 score, to secure their 3 points with striker Erling Haaland scoring a brace.
Mats Julian Hummels commented on the Norwegian’s striker’s performance, insisting that if he should continue in such a pace while scoring mostly with his head, it’ll be a greater opportunity for them compared to their future opponents.
Haaland had displayed a good form since this season, scoring almost In every match. The 21-year-old becoming the youngest player in history to reach 47 Bundesliga goals in just his 48th appearance.
“Did he really score a header today?” German star Hummels told DAZN. “He’s been practising a lot.
“He’s got so many strengths, now he’s also working on his weaknesses.
“When he came to Dortmund from Salzburg [in 2020], his aerial game was pretty bad. [Former head coach] Edin [Terzic], Erling and I spent a lot of time practising crosses, over and over again, and now you can see where that gets you.
“He’s definitely going to get 10 more goals a season because of the fact he’s improved his aerial game. He’s just a goalscoring machine.”
He went further to add that: “Whenever he sees a chance to put the ball in the back of the net, his eyes light up. He’s going to be one of the best forwards in the world for the next 15 years.”he concludes.
According to records, Erling has 68 goals in 67 competitive games overall for Dortmund, including 11 in eight this season, also he has already scored two headers in the Bundesliga this season, as many as he managed in all of 2020-21.
“If Erling scores those headers permanently now, then ‘Wow!’ and ‘Congratulations!’ to our upcoming opponents,”said Marco Rose, Dortmund’s boss.
Erling Haaland is apparently going to be a great name in the history of football, with the likes of Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar, Mbappe, lewandowski, lukaku, Benzema Ibrahimovic and the host of others.