Sports Life – Who are the best football-strikers?
02 January 2023 | 7:15 am
In football everyone has their eye on the strikers. This week we take a closer look at two of the best goal-getters in the game at the moment: Paris St. Germain’s Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund. Will they dominate their generation in the same way that Leonel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo did in theirs? Sports Life explains why they stand out and what makes them so special.
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