Meet the ‘beautiful, intelligent, sociable, outdoorsy’ girl from the fjords who has moved in with football’s hottest superstar, Erling Haaland
A few weeks ago she was eating fish sandwiches in the cafeteria of her Norwegian school, but now Isabel Haugseng Johansen is being driven around Manchester in a white Rolls Royce.
The ‘beautiful, intelligent, sociable, outdoorsy’ schoolgirl, 18, left her life in a quiet corner of Scandinavia to join the side of world sport’s newest behemoth.
For Mrs Johansen, who was due to take her final exams last week, is the girlfriend of Manchester City’s record-breaking goalscoring machine Erling Braut Haaland, 22, and has moved discreetly into his flat in the Northern Quarter, The Mail+ can reveal.
Isabel Haugseng Johansen has been given leave to ‘study remotely’
Mrs. Johansen and Manchester City’s record-breaking goalscoring machine Erling Haaland
The teen has been granted a leave of absence from Brynne Upper Secondary School in southwestern Norway to “study remotely” as her boyfriend’s club is on the verge of winning silverware on three fronts.
Mrs Johansen’s friends describe her as ‘the happiest girl in Brynne’, while Haaland’s former coaches in the obscure farming village are confident his stunning success on the pitch won’t take the striker’s eye off the ball to turn.
Read David Jones’ full piece on the humble beginnings of the Premier League’s biggest superstar and his girlfriend on The Mail+.