Lewandowski addresses Ballon d'Or chances & Bayern Munich future

Lewandowski addresses Ballon d'Or chances & Bayern Munich future

One of Europe's best strikers, Robert Lewandowski, has stated that winning the Ballon d'Or would bring him immense joy after a brilliant two years in which he has scored consistently.

During the 2020/21 season, the 33-year-old took his game to a whole new level, scoring 41 goals in 29 Bundesliga games to break Gerd Muller's long-standing record for most goals in a single German top-flight season.

For Lewandowski, the 21/22 season has followed a similar pattern; he is now averaging a goal per game in the Bundesliga and has 13 goals in all competitions from just 10 games.


Many people believed that the Pole would win the Ballon d'Or in 2020, only for France Football to announce that there will be no ceremony because of the Covid-19 pandemic's extraordinary circumstances and "lack of proper fair conditions."

This year, Lewandowski is one of the favorites, and he has stated that winning the accolade would mean a lot to him.

"The possibility of winning the Ballon d'Or means a lot to me, it makes me feel proud. If you consider all that I have achieved not only this year, but also last year, that the ceremony was canceled, I won many titles, I scored many goals," Lewandowski said, quoted by Marca.

"It would mean a lot to me to win it, to win the Champions League, Super Cup, the Club World Cup, I broke Gerd Müller's record of 41 goals in the Bundesliga, it was something impressive, it makes me feel very proud and happy.

"Everyone saw what I did and what I continue to do. My achievements can answer this question, because the last two years were a great achievement not only for me, but for every footballer in history.

Asked if fate owed the award to Lewandowski, he replied: "I don't really know, because it doesn't matter where I come from, because I have a chance of winning the Ballon d'Or.

"I have shown that it is not important where you come from, no matter how hard you work, to be there, I have shown that despite having had a difficult start in my career, you can be very successful and be at the top.

On his future...

"I'm not really thinking about that [where he'll play next season], we are just starting the season, we've only been there for two months, I have a two-year contract.

"We [Lewandowski and Haaland] are different players, he is a great young player, with a great future, he loves to play counter-attack, he has a very strong left foot with a lot of power. I am a forward of another type. Play together? I'm not the one to say that we couldn't play together."

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