Alfie Haaland says he was escorted from his seat at the Bernabeu because Real Madrid fans were “unhappy” with his celebrations after Kevin de Bruyne equalized in the Champions League semi-final first leg.
A video on social media appears to show Erling Haaland’s father mocking local fans before being removed from his box.
Haaland tweeted: “Ok. RM wasn’t happy we were celebrating KDB goal.
“Other than that, we had to move because RM fans are not happy with 1-1.”
De Bruyne scored in the 67th minute to cancel Vinicius Junior’s first match.
Haaland waved with both hands while smiling at the crowd below him, straining his ears at Real Madrid fans and gesturing, while reports in Spain suggested he was throwing food at the fans.
The former Manchester City and Leeds midfielder is a regular at City matches, where his son has scored 51 goals so far this season.
Spanish giants Madrid have lifted the Champions League trophy – a competition City have yet to win – five times since 2014 and knocked the Premier League champions out of the tournament in the semi-finals last year.
In October, reports suggested Haaland’s contract contained a special release clause allowing him to join Real Madrid in 2024, which City boss Pep Guardiola later said. “not true”.
The 22-year-old’s agent, Rafaela Pimenta, said in March that a moving to Real Madrid is ‘the dream’ for any player.
City host Real Madrid in the second leg at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, May 17.
Victory for Guardiola’s side would see them face off either Inter Milan or AC Milan in this year’s final on Saturday June 10 at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.