Football Amazing Facts - 180

Football is the world’s most popular game which combines strength, speed, and skills. Even if you are a hardcore fan of Football, there are certainly some things you don’t know about this amazing sport.
1. Players to score 10 goals in their first season in the European Cup/Champions League are Just Fontaine (10) - 1958/59; Claudio Sulser (11) - 1978/79; Sadio Mane (10) and Roberto Firmino (10) - 2017/18; Erling Haaland (10) - 2019/20.

2. Erling Haaland is only the second teenager to score 10 UEFA Champions League goals, after Kylian Mbappw (13), and is the first teenager to score 10 in a single campaign in the competition.  

3. He has also scored 10 Champions League goals in just seven appearances, reaching the tally four games quicker than any other player in the competition’s history. 

4. He is also the first Borussia Dortmund to ever score on his debut in the Bundesliga, The DFB-Pokal and UEFA Champions League.

5. Jose Mourinho last week Wednesday lost the first leg of a UCL knockout tie at home for just the third time in his 17th such match, also doing so with Chelsea in 2005-06 (L16) and Real Madrid in 2010-11 (SF), both against Barcelona; his sides were eliminated both times.

6. Odion Ighalo is the 200th player to make an appearance for Manchester United in the English Premier League, and is the first Nigerian to do so.

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