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African footballer becomes the 1st player in UCL history to score 5 or more goals in his 1st 2 games

Ivory Coast national team star Sebastien Haller has set a new record, after netting another UEFA Champions League goal in Ajax Amsterdam football club's 2-0 victory over Turkish Super Lig champions Besiktas football club on Tuesday evening.

The Ivorian has been in superb form for the Netherlands Eredivisie League Champions since joining them from English Premier League club-side West Ham United FC last season, and he is proving to be one of the best strikers in this season's UEFA Champions League.

Prior to this season, Sebastien Haller has never made an appearance in the UEFA Champions League, and he made his debut for the club against Portuguese Primeira Liga Champions Sporting Lisbon football club two weeks ago, and it was a debut to remember, as he scored four out of his team's five goals in their convincing away UCL victory in Portugal.

The 27 years old extended his impressive run for the club in the UEFA Champions League, as he netted one of his team's goals in their victory over Besiktas football club at Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, and that has now taken his total goals in this season's UEFA Champions League to 5 in just two matches played.

With Sebastien Haller's goal against Besiktas football club, it means he has set a new record in the UEFA Champions League;

"Sébastien Haller is the first player in Champions League history to score 5 or more goals in his first two appearances in the competition:

⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ four goals versus Sporting Lisbon

⚽️ a goal versus Beşiktaş football club."

Sebastien Haller's five goals means he is currently leading the scoring chart in this season's UEFA Champions League.

The former West Ham United football club of England star will now be looking forward to continuing his outstanding performance for the club when they play their next game.

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