- Erling Haaland’s grandmother died in a nursing home in Norway
- The Manchester City striker has published a photo of the two together.
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Erling Haaland posted a photo of himself with his late grandmother on Instagram following her death earlier this month.
Tone Rasdal, the mother of Haaland’s father Alfie, died in a care home in Norway at the age of 80 on February 10, the same day Haaland scored twice in Manchester City’s 2-0 victory. against Everton.
Two weeks later, a distraught Haaland took to Instagram over the weekend to share a photo of himself as a teenager alongside Rasdal.
He accompanied the Instagram story with two emojis: a heart and a dove.
Rasdal had four sons, including Alfie, who would become a Premier League star, playing for Nottingham Forest, Leeds United and City.
Erling Haaland posted a photo of himself with his late grandmother on Instagram
Haaland has continued playing for City in recent weeks after the death of his grandmother.
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His grandson is now one of the Premier League’s leading players, having flourished in England over the past 18 months.
Haaland, who has two siblings (a brother Astor and a sister, Gabrielle), has had an excellent season with City once again, building on the 52 goals in 53 games he scored last year to add 22 goals in 29 games this season. Campaign.
The 23-year-old played just three days after his grandmother’s death in a 3-1 Champions League match against Copenhagen, but then missed several great opportunities in City’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea on the weekend. last week.
He recovered to score the winning goal in his team’s 1-0 win over Brentford last Tuesday, and Pep Guardiola responded to Haaland’s critics by pointing out that the striker had been going through a difficult period off the field.
Haaland’s grandmother Tone Rasdal, 80, was the mother of his father Alfie Haaland (left)
Haaland photographed with his two siblings: his brother Astor (left) and his sister Gabrielle (center)
‘The best strikers score a lot of goals. Don’t criticize, because it will shut your mouth,” Guardiola said.
“Sooner or later it will be there. She was out for two months. She has had an incredibly hard week losing her grandmother.
‘It’s not easy for a human being and he’s not in his best shape. “In this type of game like Brentford, you need Erling.”
Haaland was also instrumental in City’s 1-0 win against Bournemouth on Saturday, as his shot was deflected into the path of Phil Foden to score the winning goal.