Sebastian Haller Breaks Down in Tears After Being Named 2021/22 Best Striker at the Eredivisie Awards

Sebastian Haller Breaks Down in Tears After Being Named 2021/22 Best Striker at the Eredivisie Awards

  • Borussia Dortmund forward, Sebastian Haller was very emotional during the Eredivisie Awards after he was adjudged as the best striker in the Dutch league last season
  • Haller was diagnosed with a testicular tumor after penning a four-year deal with Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in July
  • The 28-year-old striker, who scored 21 goals for league champions Ajax last season, was the Eredivisie's top goalscorer in 2021/22

Borussia Dortmund forward, Sebastian Haller could not hold back the tears after he was voted as the best striker in the Dutch Eredivisie for the 2021/22 season.

The 28-year-old finished as the top scorer in the Eredivisie last season after bagging 21 goals for league champions Ajax last season.

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Sebastian Haller gave an emotional speech after receiving the Eredivisie top goalscorer of the year award on Tuesday evening. Photo by Alexandre Simoes
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According to Sport Bible, Haller beat the likes of Lois Openda, Ricky van Wolfswinkel and Vangelis Pavlidis in the standings to win the Willy van der Kuijlen trophy.

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Haller penned a four-year deal with Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in July but the Ivorian striker has yet to make a competitive fixture for the Bundesliga side after he was diagnosed with a testicular tumor.

The Ivorian striker has had a successful surgery and is on the way back to full recovery.

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Meanwhile, Sebastien Haller says he is feeling very well as the Borussia Dortmund striker undergoes treatment for a malignant testicular tumour Goal reports.

The Ivorian striker says he hopes to return to the football pitch as soon as possible after being sidelined since July after his surgery.

Haller joined Dortmund in a €34.5 million deal back in July as the Bundesliga giants looked to bring in a replacement for Manchester City-bound Erling Haaland.

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Sébastien Haller suffer major setback

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Sébastien Haller’s and Borussia Dortmund have suffered a major blow ahead of the new season.

The Bundesliga side will be without their new striker, Haller, after the player was ruled out for an indefinite period.

The Ivory Coast international travelled back to Germany from Switzerland to undergo medical tests after he reported that he was feeling unwell.

Source: SportsBrief.com