Robert Lewandowski is a professional and international Polish footballer and captain of the Poland National Team. He plays as a striker for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. Lewandowski is known for his striking and is one of the most successful football players in Bundesliga history with over 600 senior career goals for clubs and his country.
The player is often recognized because of his positioning, techniques, and finishing abilities and is the third-highest goal-scorer in the history of the competition. (UEFA Champions League).
Robert Lewandowski Debut:
Lewandowski made his international debut in 2007 with Poland Under-19 teams. And also made three appearances for Poland’s under-21 team against England, Belarus, and Finland.
He made his debut for the senior national team on 10th September 2008 and won the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification by scoring 2-0 against San Mario. Lewandowski scored another qualifying goal against the same team by 10-0 on 1st April 2009. On 7th September 2014, Lewandowski made his 1st International hat-trick by four goals in a 7-0 win in Poland’s first UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier, and on 13th June 2015, he scored another hat-trick by 4-0 in Poland’s defeat of Georgia.
At present, he is Poland’s all-time top scorer by surpassing the goals record of Wlodzimierz Lubanski.
Teams Lewandowski Played For:
Robert is currently playing for his country in the Poland national football team (from 2007) and FC Bayern Munich from 2014.
In his senior career he played for Delta Warsaw (2005), Legia Warsaw II (2005-06), Znicz Pruszkow (2006-08), Znicz Pruszkow II (2006-07), Lech Poznan (2008-2010), Borussia Dortmund (2010-14), Bayern Munich (2014-present).
And for the National team, he has played for Poland U19 (2007), Poland U21 (2008), Poland (2008).
Robert Lewandowski Goals and Records:
In 2020 and 2021 Lewandowski won the award for IFFHS World’s Best Top Goalscorer award. He has also won the IFFHS World’s Best Player in 2020 and 2021 and the European Golden Shoe for the 2020-21 season.
Robert Lewandowski has also received many sporting and individual honors including,
- III Liga (2006-07)
- Ekstraklasa (2009-10)
- Polish Cup (2008-09)
- Polish Super Cup (2009)
- Bundesliga (2010-11, 2011-12)
- DFB-Pokal (2011-12)
- DFL Super Cup (2013)
- UEFA Champions League runner-up (2012-13)
- UEFA Champions League (2019-20)
- UEFA Super Cup (2020)
- FIFA Club World Cup (2020)
- Ballon d’Or Striker of the year (2021)
- European Golden Shoe (2020-21)
- The Best FIFA Men’s Player
- FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball
- UEFA Men’s Player of the Year
- UEFA Team of the year
- Footballer of the year in Germany
- Bayern Munich player of the season
Robert Lewandowski Personal Life:
Apart from football Robert’s wife Anna Lewandowski has won a bronze medal at the 2009 Karate World Cup. They got married on 22 June 2013 and have two daughters named Klara (born on May 2017) and Laura (born on May 2020). Aside from his native language, he is also fluent in English and German.
He and his wife have also done many charities including Children’s Memorial Health Institute and raised funds for Great Orchestra Christmas Charity. In March 2014 he was named as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and has also donated €1 Million during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Lewandowski has a net worth of $84 Million. He is paid $20 Million annually for his four-year contract with Bayern Munich until June 2023 and is in 48th number in the list of World’s Highest-Paid Athletes.
Apart from these he has many endorsement deals from brands like Nike, Huawei, Opel, CoverGirl, Oshee, and EA Sports and has a mansion worth around $7.5 million which he resides in.
Social Media Links:
Instagram ID: _rl9
Twitter handle: lewy_official