– Thank you all for the congratulations and support. I am honored to win this title again. Winning twice in a row means a lot to me, my teammates and the whole club. For me, individual awards are always special because so many coaches and players pick the winner. But the team’s cups are the biggest and most important – commented Lewandowski.
In the period analyzed in the FIFA vote, between October 8, 2020 and August 7, 2021, Lewandowski scored 51 goals in 44 games for Bayern and Poland. He broke Gerd Muller’s record e Scored 41 goals in one edition of the German League. In fact, the striker was a German champion and Also the Club World Cup.
This was the second consecutive time that Lewandowski had won the FIFA Singles Award. Won Best of 2019/20 By defeating Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi. The Pole was asked about the Argentine not including him in the top 3 list.
“You can ask him. I think he voted me second in the Ballon d’Or, and now it’s different. At that time he said kind words to me. About his vote, the question is not mine. I can’t say more than that. I voted him second. It was his decision and I respect that.
Robert Lewandowski at a press conference on Tuesday after winning the FIFA Game of the Year award – Photo: Disclosure / Bayern FC
In the current season, the Polish striker has scored 39 goals in 33 matches, adding to his commitments with Bayern and the national team. He is also the leader in the race for the Golden Boot, an award given to the top scorer in European leagues: today he has 46 points, with 23 goals in the Bundesliga.
An impressive mark he already reached in 2021/22 was 300 goals in the German championship, I arrived last weekend with it Three goals in a win over Cologne. 65 to go on to set another record for Gerd Muller. The attacker hopes to get there, but not in a hurry.
– All the records of Gerd Muller help me improve, because of course I want to achieve them too. If there is a record to beat, I will always try. But the 365-goal mark is very difficult. “I’m not thinking about that right now,” he said.
Lewandowski has a contract with Bayern Munich Until June 30, 2023, and does not intend to talk anytime soon about playing for other teams.
“When you’re on the field, it doesn’t really matter if you’re in an A, B or C team.. I always want to show my best, the rest is just speculation. I have to stay calm and focused. I don’t want to think too much about anything else, “He said.
I get to know my body better every day. There are always limits you can overcome, and I have. I could say another two or three years, but at 33 I still feel pretty good. ”
– Lewandowski when asked about his retirement from football.
Lewandowski was chosen by FIFA as the best player in the world last season – Photo: Disclosure / Bayern FC
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