Erling Haaland of Manchester City, who adapted to the Premier League like a duck to water, has shared the peculiar diet that he follows to stay at the top of his game.
After joining Borussia Dortmund in the off-season, the Norwegian striker has made an impact for his new team, scoring 20 goals in only 13 appearances across all competitions.
The 22-year-old revealed his meals consist of hearts and livers as part of a 6 000 calorie diet while speaking in the documentary Haaland: The Big Decision.
You don’t eat this, but I worry about looking after my body, said Haaland. “I consider eating well-prepared, regional cuisine to be of utmost importance.
“Many claim that meat is unhealthy, but which? McDonald’s beef, perhaps? Or maybe that nearby cow nibbling grass? I consume the liver and heart.
Another of the Leeds-born striker’s peculiarities that offers him an advantage in the Premier League was subsequently disclosed.
I receive some sunshine in my eyes first thing in the morning since it helps with circadian rhythm. I’ve also begun to somewhat filter my water. I believe it might be quite advantageous to my body.
Tuesday’s Champions League match between City and FC Copenhagen ended in a 0-0 draw, with manager Pep Guardiola resting Haaland. City nevertheless advanced to the knockout round despite the tie.
On Sunday, they go to Anfield to play Liverpool in their next league encounter.