Eee bye gum! Erling Haaland’s Yorkshire accent enthralled fans as he swore at Jude Bellingham and ordered him to train.
Leeds-born Haaland interrupted the announcement of Bellingham’s attempt at the FIFA 22 video game by taunting his Borussia Dortmund teammate.
The Norway striker and England midfielder could be at the center of heavy bidding wars next summer, with two Manchester giants, Chelsea and Liverpool chasing one or both.
But if he sees the pair behaving inappropriately in this video clip, then trouble may arise for the future of both of them.
Midlander Bellingham, 18, looked like he was ready to give a lecture as he leaned on a desk covered with documents.
But Haaland had other ideas.
United, City and a potential PSG target produced a performance worthy of the stage as he exclaimed in the tone of Yorkshire: “Come on, Bellingham, to the f***. You need to prepare to train.”
It is not clear how sincere his words and pronunciation were.
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And a happy Bellingham smiled back that he was “always ready” for practice.
But from ‘eek’, Haaland’s eloquence sounded good.
Appreciated comments on Twitter included: “Champion pronunciation t’Ruddy is the Yorkshire one.”
But others thought it was simply reasonable behavior or even outright questionable.
One asked: “Has anyone heard Erling Haaland speak English and more importantly, he has a Yorkshire accent.”
The 21-year-old former Red Bull Salzburg goal machine spent the first four years of his life at Leeds.
And dad Alf-Inge Haaland was playing for Leeds in the top flight at the time of Erling’s birth, between spells with Nottingham Forest and Manchester City.
But Haaland Jr. will surely surpass his father’s football achievements.
Let me tell you that now!
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