Erling Haaland makes video game debut as “Barbarian King” for Man City – Daily Star

Erling Haaland makes video game debut as “Barbarian King” for Man City – Daily Star

The Norwegian footballer, known for his scoring prowess at the age of 23, has teamed up with the popular mobile game to become its first playable character. In the game’s football-themed seasonal event, Haaland will be featured as the renowned ‘Barbarian King’, allowing fans to play as the City striker and enjoy a range of football-related features starting from Wednesday, May 1. Players will also have the opportunity to engage with Haaland’s in-game village. This collaboration further cements his historic presence as the first real person to appear in Clash of Clans.

Having scored 32 goals this season, Haaland has expressed his long-time admiration for the game, which has been downloaded over two billion times. His own in-game village played a crucial role in leading to this collaboration. The team behind the game states, “Our team made every effort to bring him, one of the world’s best athletes, into the game world so our players could enjoy a truly special moment.” The announcement of Haaland’s inclusion as a playable character in the game has garnered a lot of attention and anticipation.

Fans are looking forward to the opportunity of playing as Haaland and experiencing this unique crossover between football and gaming.


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