Erling Haaland bid farewell to Borussia Dortmund with a goal on his final match for the club before joining Manchester City.

Erling Haaland says goodbye to Borussia Dortmund with goal ahead of Man City move but fans save biggest tribute for Michael Zorc – the legend who also signed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Jadon Sancho and co.

Haaland’s exit this summer was expected due to a release clause in his contract – and he leaves the Bundesliga side on good terms after 86 goals in 89 appearances.

It is a day of farewells for the German giants, who also say goodbye to Marcel Schmelzer, Axel Witsel, Roman Burki, Dan-Axel Zagadou, and Marwin Hitz.

Defender Schmelzer has spent his entire professional career at Dortmund and was pictured crying as he waved to fans before kick-off.

But the biggest tribute was saved for sporting director and club legend Michael Zorc.

The 21-year-old striker, whose £51million move to City has already been confirmed, received a rousing reception from the Signal Iduna Park faithful ahead of Dortmund’s 2-1 victory over Hertha Berlin, in which the Norwegian scored a 68th minute penalty.

The iconic former midfielder ends a 44-year association with the club, having spent his entire playing career with Dortmund before revolutionising their transfer model.

Zorc signed Ilkay Gundogan, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ousmane Dembele, Jadon Sancho and Haaland for a combined €86.8m, before selling them for €431.25m.

The 59-year-old was in tears as he waved goodbye to fans and they responded with an incredible visual tribute – which, in truth, made Haaland’s farewell seem quite insignificant in comparison.

Haaland tweeted a message thanking the Black and Yellow fans for a memorable two years at the club.

He said: “It has been nothing but an honour to wear this shirt. At

“I’ve spent memorable moments, met special people, not to mention a fanbase that has been always our extra man on the pitch. The Yellow Wall is truly incredible. I’ll never forget any of this! Thank you all!”