Norwegian goalscoring sensation Erling Haaland has blown away the the competitors to win 90min’s newest fan ballot for Welcome to World Class.
We requested our followers who they might select to affix to our established finest three strikers on the planet in 2021 – Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski – to finish the highest 5. The choices have been: Romelu Lukaku, Erling Haaland and Harry Kane.
The participant with probably the most votes would take fourth place in our rankings, whereas the runner-up would come fifth and the person with the smallest share would miss out altogether.
Maybe inevitably, Haaland stormed to victory with a whopping 69% of the vote, leaving Kane and Lukaku in his mud, and deservedly taking his place in our prime 5.
Though he could not have gotten his arms on any silverware and he is endured an injury-hit begin to the season, the 21-year-old has nonetheless been a pressure of nature in 2021 – evidenced by his obscene objectives per sport ratio of 1:1 within the matches he has performed, a minutes per objective price of simply 88, and a daft 29.2% shot conversion price.
Stats apart, soccer followers the world over have grow to be enamoured with the Borussia Dortmund man’s rangy fashion of play and explosive ending means, mixed together with his cheeky, carefree manner.
Whereas the winner could have been a foregone conclusion, the race for second place was an extremely close-run factor, with simply three p.c between the 2 names after greater than 4,200 votes have been solid.
It could elevate just a few eyebrows, however Kane safe his place in our prime 5 with a 17% share of the spoils left behind by the rampant Haaland. Lukaku was pressured to accept simply 14%, which suggests he misses out altogether regardless of his goalscoring exploits serving to Inter to a primary Serie A title in a decade this 12 months.
Kane sneaks in regardless of a poor begin to 2021/22 – a reward for yet one more robust goalscoring 12 months general (together with a Premier League golden boot) and captaining England to the Euro 2020 closing.
All statistics are supplied by StatsPerform over the interval of January 1, 2021 to November 30, 2021 (inclusive of home and continental cup competitions).