The stay at the German club Borussia Dortmund made Erling Braut Haaland (23) a world-class star. With him on the adventure was Manuel Akanji (28 years old), who now comes with his girlfriend.
Haaland chose Isabelle Haugsing Johansen (19 years old), who hails from the hometown of superstar striker Brian. She appeared several times on the superstar striker’s Instagram, though the two have not confirmed any possible relationship.
Now the friend seems to be doing it for them, as he talks about many fun dinner parties for couples.
– We know each other well now. My wife and his girlfriend get along very well, too. Akanji adds, “Sometimes we go out together, all four of us TV 2.
– He has good people around him
Akanji goes on to say that he made it clear to Haaland early on that he wanted to join the next club, Jaerbübingen, and that the bright blue life in Manchester brought the players closer. There he saw what his family and his girlfriend, Isabelle Halland, meant to him.
– I think he has very good people around him, with his family and girlfriend. I think the most important thing is to have the right people around you so they can remind you of who you are, what you can do, and give you confidence. He has it, and that’s the most important thing, he told TV 2.
Akanji himself is married to Swiss Melanie Windler (28 years old), and he has been since 2019.
We want to be the best version of ourselves
It’s the fact that team manager Pep Guardiola makes extreme demands on players, which was visible to all the world watching when he gave Haaland a bucket during the Premier League opener against Burnley.
After scoring twice in the first half, Guardiola dismissed Haaland, who then reprimanded him for being patient and finding the right moments. Akanji believes such incidents from the Spanish manager are part of what made the two friends shine.
On Wednesday night, Haaland and Akanji could win another trophy together when Manchester City meet Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup final.
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