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Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland relaxes on a yacht at the Monaco Grand Prix

Erling Haaland enjoyed some time away from the football pitch as he attended the Monaco Grand Prix, fresh from helping Borussia Dortmund qualify for the Champions League.

Haaland, who scored twice during Dortmund’s 3-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday, was spotted on one of the yachts ahead of the race.  

The striker, who is one of the most-wanted stars in football,cut a relaxed figure as he donned a pair of black sunglasses as he watched on from a boat overlooking the track. 

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland was spotted attending the Monaco Grand Prix

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland was spotted attending the Monaco Grand Prix

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland was spotted attending the Monaco Grand Prix

Haaland was seen on one of the yachts overlooking the track ahead of the race

Haaland was seen on one of the yachts overlooking the track ahead of the race

Haaland was seen on one of the yachts overlooking the track ahead of the race

The 20-year-old shared his excitement at attending the Grand Prix with a post on Instagram.

He shared a photo of him on the plane to France with the caption: ‘Verified On the way to Monaco! #MonacoGP’.

The Norwegian has earned a break after another outstanding season in Germany.

The Norwegian shared an Instagram post of him flying out for the Grand Prix on Sunday

The Norwegian shared an Instagram post of him flying out for the Grand Prix on Sunday

The Norwegian shared an Instagram post of him flying out for the Grand Prix on Sunday

The forward managed 41 goals in 41 games across all competitions and also contributed 12 assists. 

Dortmund had already secured a place in the Champions League in the penultimate weekend of the season but Saturday’s victory ensured a third-place finish.

Norway’s failure to qualify for the Euros means Haaland will have a longer break than most but he could still be in for a busy summer off the pitch.   

His goalscoring form having attracted interest from the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool. 

The 20-year-old scored 41 goals in all competitions this season and is one of the most-wanted stars in football

The 20-year-old scored 41 goals in all competitions this season and is one of the most-wanted stars in football

The 20-year-old scored 41 goals in all competitions this season and is one of the most-wanted stars in football

Haaland’s agent, Mino Raiola, and his father Alfe-Inge Haaland have already been meeting with Europe’s biggest clubs. 

The pair met with Barca and Real in April but Dormtund have insisted the forward is not for sale.

Haaland has a contract with the German club until 2024 but a release clause of £66million will become active in 2022.