ERLING HAALAND rewarded a brave young fan who ran onto the pitch by giving him his autograph.
Borussia Dortmund were playing a pre-season friendly against Atletic Bilbao at the AFG Arena when the youngster interrupted play.
Erling Haaland quickly signed the fan’s shirt before escorting him off the pitch
And he timed his moment to perfection, with Haaland and the rest of the players gathered around the goal in preparation for a corner.
Haaland spotted the boy and accepted his request to sign his football shirt.
The Norweigan then escorted the child off the pitch and left him on the sidelines, looking a little like a lost puppy.
A steward then escorted him back to the stands with his mission accomplished.
It is not the first time a young supporter has shown the courage to invade the pitch to greet a star.
In 2019 a 10-year-old Liverpool fan ran onto the pitch at the end of a Carabao Cup match between the Reds and MK Dons.
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He came away with Harvey Elliott’s shirt but admitted he feared being arrested for his actions.
Haaland is preparing for his second full season with Dortmund and is trying to focus on his football despite speculation linking him with a summer exit.
Chelsea are reported to be interested in constructing a £135million transfer before the striker becomes available for a cut-price deal next year.
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