The Manchester City bomber, whose ferocious attacking capabilities have garnered sky-high praise from none other than Arsenal midfielder, Jorginho, an Italian talent known for his box-to-box prowess.
Haaland’s arrival at Manchester City in the summer of 2022 was nothing short of spectacular. The Norwegian national team striker wasted no time in making his mark, delivering a phenomenal first season with an astonishing 52 goals in 53 appearances across various competitions.
His relentless barrage of goals was a crucial factor in securing The Citizens’ triumphant treble victory – clinching the Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League titles.
Jorginho’s admiration for Haaland’s talents knows no bounds. He describes the striker as a “beast” on the field, ferocious in front of the opponent’s goal, and a sight to behold for football enthusiasts.
“Ah, he’s a big kid,” Jorginho said, as quoted by The Times. “The mentality is also big. He is strong and fast like a beast. But when you see him off the pitch, he is completely different. He is so kind and wonderful.”
Erling Haaland’s ability to transform from a ruthless striker on-field to a humble individual off-field highlights the complexity of his character and adds intriguing layers to his character.
Instead of dwelling on what the opposition has achieved, he advocates focusing on one’s own team’s performance. This perspective reflects the mentality of a seasoned player who knows that dwelling on past failures can hinder progress.
Fans were quick to share their opinions about Jorginho’s glowing comments on Haaland. One Arsenal fan stated, “I must say as much as I want to hate Haaland, I just can’t!” This remark speaks volumes about Haaland’s impact.
Another fan added, “Jorginho has such a nice mentality.” This observation highlights how Jorginho’s praise for Haaland not only spoke about the striker’s abilities but also his understanding of the game as a box-to-box midfielder.
Intriguingly, one fan drew parallels between Jorginho’s description of Haaland stating, “Almost the same description Arsene Wenger gave of Luis Suarez.”
Haaland’s journey is far from over, and as he continues to evolve and display his talent, and just like Jorginho more players and fans alike will undoubtedly be drawn to his remarkable skills and captivating personality.