The Polish and Bayern Munich striker has scored more goals than any other player in Europe this year including Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. And the rest of the decade wasn’t bad either.
This year, no other player has scored more goals for their club than 31-year-old Robert Lewandowski.
Poland's national football team beat Latvia 3-0 in its seventh Euro 2020 Group G qualifying soccer match, at Daugava Stadium in Riga on Thursday.
The footballing ace is setting up the centre in his hometown ‘to give something back’ and to say thanks for turning him into ‘the man he is today’.
With a 10-year-age gap and Robert ‘The Body’ Lewandowski taking only 280 games to match Claudio ‘The Andes Bomber’ Pizarro’s 464 games, it seems inevitable that the Poland front man will move to the top of the pile.
History likes to repeat itself and the performance of the Polish football team is just one such example.
Poland’s World Cup hopes dashed in deciding match against Colombia.
Even support from Russell Crowe couldn’t help Lewandowski and the boys.
Nicknamed ‘The Body’, or ‘Lewy’, he’s been a quarterfinalist in the European Championships, three-times top striker in Germany’s Bundesliga, a finalist in the Champions League and holds the record for the number of goals scored for Poland. But this year’s World Cup finals in Russia will be Robert Lewandowski’s first at the age of almost 30.
Just one last friendly game awaits the Polish National Football Team before they depart for Sochi and the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia. On June 12th, they will face Lithuania in Warsaw, before flying east the day after. The friendly match with Chile, held yesterday in Poznań, ended with an unsatisfying 2:2 draw.