Erling Haaland has paid £13,000 for nan train tickets of 200 fans who support his erstwhile Norwegian nine Bryne arsenic they participate nan playoffs for nan first clip since 2006 adjacent Saturday.
The Man City striker played arsenic a younker for his boyhood nine Bryne successful 2005 earlier making his master debut for nan broadside successful 2015.
He past moved to Molde successful 2017 earlier signing for Red Bull Salzburg, Borussia Dortmund and Man City.
Now, the Norwegian world has forked retired for Bryne fans to recreation to successful Kristiansand for their side's playoff crippled against Start, TV 2 reports.
The team surprised everyone - including Haaland - erstwhile they secured nan past qualifying spot successful nan OBOS league.
Erling Haaland has decided to salary for nan train fares for fans of his aged nine to spot them play
The Norwegian superstar began his younker profession astatine Bryne and stayed pinch nan nine until 2017
The superstar striker past decided to thief fans pinch nan costs of a ticket, which is astir £52 (NOK 698).
By helping 200 fans, nan subordinate is believed to beryllium paying astir £13,100 (NOK 175,000).
He besides said he will dainty fans to autobus tickets if they do not want to return a train.
Bjørn Hagerud Røken, who is trading head astatine Bryne FK, told TV 2: 'From nan club's side, it is simply a concealed mobility regarding who treats nan fans.
'We can't opportunity overmuch different than that it's awesome that we get nan opportunity to nonstop arsenic galore supporters arsenic imaginable to Kristiansand.
'Times are reliable for group financially, and that makes it harder for group to prioritize walking to a crippled for illustration this here. This has truthful fixed much fans nan opportunity to travel.'
Press spokesperson Ole Morten Hobberstad besides added: 'It's bully that Erling wants to sponsor a travel for nan Bryne supporters, it's thing nan full of Bryne really appreciates.
'It besides contributes to nan truth that respective group who possibly did not prioritize it successful nan first spot owed to value maturation and liking complaint increases are now walking to support Bryne successful nan promotion qualification.'