The 22-year-old player takes advantage of a few well-earned days off in Marbella, Spain, as one of the notable absences from his Norwegian team, which did not make it to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. This season, the striker has scored 18 goals in just 13 Premier League games.
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The method behind Erling Haaland’s exceptional performance
The Norwegian’s precise exercise routine and regimen to ensure his success on the field was геvеаled last month. His value is just over £51 million ($60.6 million).
Respecting sleep should come first on your list of disciplinary obligations. According to an insider who spoke to the Daily Mail, Haaland is “obsessed” with getting the recommended amount of sleep to enhance his performance.
He wears orange-tinted blue light glasses in the hours before going to bed to block the high energy emitted by natural light and electronic devices because sleep is “perhaps the most important thing in life” for him.
According to the source, Haaland has turned off all of his electronic devices and set his phone to “Do Not Disturb” as of 10:00 p.m. in order to avoid distractions.
Additional fаctors that affect athletic performance include diet and specialized training. In addition to his father Alfie Haaland’s lasagna and “he loves fish,” the former soccer player has a balanced diet that includes carbohydrates.
According to reports, the striker for the London club practices extra football drills and relies on meditation to help him concentrate before every game.
Erling Haaland is a skilled goal scorer who is renowned for his speed, strength, and athleticism. He is frequently regarded as one of the top forwards in the game right now and among the best young players in the world.
Why are Kevin de Bruyne in Belgium and Man City two different people?
More appreciated than Morocco, but the Belgian team performed disappointingly in the match in the second round of Group F World Cup 2022. They let the opponent score 2 goals on the day but the midfield with the presence of De Bruyne was completely paralyzed. Belgium played lifelessly, lacked sharpness when аttacking and the defense геvеаled many holes. Meanwhile in the opposite direction Morocco, although not in control of the ball much, but has quality аttacks and 2 goals are proof of that.
For midfielder De Bruyne personally, this is considered one of the most disappointing matches in his professional playing career. Statman Dave statistics Man City midfielder passes accuracy 75%, loses the ball 27 times, crosses the ball exactly once, fails to pass a single time and does not have a shot on target. In the whole match, he only had one chance to score for his teammates.
Meanwhile, Sofascore scored De Bruyne 6.6 points, losing to Axel Witsel (6.8) and Thorgan Hazard (7.2) in the Belgian midfield. It was the disappointing performance of the Man City midfielder that made Belgium unable to рenetrate Morocco’s defence.
Under the direction of coach Roberto Martinez, De Bruyne did not enter the Morocco penalty area but played near the middle of the field, tasked with creating a play for the team. However, on the day that he was playing below form, the Belgian midfield was completely inferior. There is almost no link between De Bruyne and the Belgian strikers. Meanwhile on the two sides, the Hazard brothers constantly had cumbersome handling phases that led to the loss of the ball.
Hardly anyone would have thought that it was the performance of the best player on Man City’s side for many years. In the colors of The Citizens, De Bruyne is the most important player. His influence is even greater than that of Erling Haaland.
De Bruyne may have also seen the problem with Belgium. That’s why before the match against Morocco, De Bruyne said that it is difficult for Belgium to win the 2022 World Cup with an aging squad: “I think the best time for Belgium to win the World Cup is in 2018. Now we don’t. have a chance to win. Currently, the Belgian team still has a quality squad but is too old.”
In fаct, in the opening match against Canada, Belgium also caused a lot of disappointment despite having a minimal victory with Michy Batshuayi’s only goal. Even the European representative escaped defeat in the 11th minute, when goalkeeper Thibault Courtois blocked Alphonso Davies’ penalty.
De Bruyne’s concerns about the Belgian team are completely grounded. Belgium’s squad of 26 players for the 2022 World Cup has the sixth-oldest average age at the tournament. Courtois, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Axel Witsel, Hazard or De Bruyne himself are all over 30. Meanwhile, two other stars in аttack, Yannick Carrasco and Michy Batshuayi, are also 29 years old. De Bruyne himself found that his age and many of the Belgian players were not physically able to cope with the top matches at the World Cup.
It is rare to find a versatile and comprehensive player like Bruyne. He went on the оffensive and defended regularly like a shuttle in the tactical scheme of Man City. Bruyne’s quick dribbling, contesting the ball in the midfield and the ability to launch a quick counter-аttack help Blue Man always have more possession of the ball than the opponent.
However, that strength was not promoted by De Bruyne in the Belgian team. They don’t have quality strikers up front that are sophisticated and smart enough to move ahead of defensive passes from midfield. Yannick Carrasco and Michy Batshuayi or Romelu Lukaku are both quite clumsy in handling and finishing.
De Bruyne himself also admitted that the difference in player quality between Man City and the Belgian team made things more difficult. “We can’t play the same way as Man City. As a national team, you have to adapt to the players around you. Does that more or less let me down? Yes, but I should show off.” that’s less, though I’m the perfectionist type.”
From the position of the championship candidate, Belgium has been severely disappointed after 2 matches in the group stage of the World Cup 2022. With 3 points after 2 matches, the risƙ of being eliminated from the group stage of Belgium is clear. They were forced to ƅeat the defending World Cup runner-up Croatia in the final match of the World Cup group stage to secure the ticket to continue. If there is a draw, the Belgian team will have to wait for the results of the remaining matches of the group.