On August 21, 1988, Robert Lewandowski is a Polish professional footballer who is the captain of the Poland national team and plays as a striker for the Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. Lewandowski is regarded as one of the best strikers of all time and one of the most successful players in Bundesliga history, thanks to his positioning, technique, and finishing. He has almost 600 senior goals for club and country.
After leading the third and second levels of Polish football with Znicz Pruszków, where he helped the team win the 2009–10 Ekstraklasa, Lewandowski went to top-flight Lech Pozna.
Lewandowski has been a full international for Poland since 2008, earning over 120 caps and representing his country at UEFA Euro 2012, Euro 2016, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and Euro 2020.
About Lewandowski’s Salary, Net Worth, Family
Lewandowski has also been named Polish Footballer of the Year ten times and Polish Sports Personality of the Year three times. Lewandowski earned the FIFA Men’s Player of the Year Award in 2020 and the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award in 2021. He finished second in the Ballon d’Or on November 30, 2021, just 33 points behind the champion Lionel Messi.
In addition to playing for Bayern Munich and the Polish National Team, Lewandowski has an estimated net worth of 85 million dollars, making him one of the highest-paid soccer players on the planet.
His annual compensation is 24 million dollars, with the rest coming from sponsorships, advertisements, collaborations, investments, and other sources.
Lewandowski’s father gave him the name Robert so that he could move abroad as a professional footballer. Lewandowski’s father, Krzysztof Lewandowski, was a Polish judo champion who also played football for Hutnik Warsaw in Poland’s second division.
Robert Lewandowski‘s mother, Iwona, was a former AZS Warsaw volleyball player who later became the Vice-President of Partyzant Leszno. Milena, his sister, is also a volleyball player who has represented the United States at the U21 level.
In the 2009 Karate World Cup, his wife, Anna Lewandowska, received bronze. Serock’s Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church hosted its wedding ceremony on June 22, 2013. Klara, who was born in May 2017, and Laura, who was born in June 2017, are their two daughters (born in May 2020).
Lewandowski Has professed His Faith In Jesus Christ
He met Pope Francis in October 2014, when Bayern Munich paid a visit to the Vatican after winning the UEFA Champions League 7–1 over A.S. Roma.
Lewandowski completed his Bachelor of Physical Education with coaching and management at the Academy of Sport Education in Warsaw in October 2017, the day after scoring to help Poland qualify for the 2018 World Cup, bringing an end to a decade of studies.
About Lewandowski’s Age And Height
Lewandowski is 34 years old as of 2022, having been born on August 21, 1988, with an estimated height of 185 cm (6’1″) and a weight of 80 kg (175 lbs).
Overviewing Lewandowski’s Career
Warsaw is the hometown of Lewandowski, who grew up in the little town of Leszno in Warsaw’s West County. He began his football career as an unregistered player for a little team called Partyzant Leszno. Lewandowski led the Polish third division in goals scored with 15 in 2006–07, enabling Znicz Pruszków to earn a promotion.
Lewandowski was set to join Premier League club Blackburn Rovers in 2010, according to English coach Sam Allardyce, but the volcanic ash clouds caused by the 2010 eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull, which grounded all flights in and out of the UK, as well as other financial concerns, prevented the transfer.
Following newspaper speculation that Lewandowski would join one of a number of teams, he signed a four-year contract with Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund in June 2010, for a cost reported to be approximately €4.5 million.
Due to an injury to Lucas Barrios during the 2011–12 Bundesliga season, Lewandowski was elevated to an ever-present role in the starting XI until the winter break.
With 20 goals, Lewandowski finished the 2013–14 season as the best goalscorer in the Bundesliga, earning him the Torjägerkanone. Bayern Munich won the 2016 DFL Supercup on August 14, kicking off the 2016–17 season.
In his 137th appearance for Bayern, Lewandowski scored twice in a 3–0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga on March 11, 2017, bringing his total to 100 goals for the club.
For the seventh time in a row, he was named Poland’s Footballer of the Year on February 11, 2018.
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When Lewandowski scored two goals in a 5–1 group stage home win over Benfica on November 27, he became the third-fastest player in Champions League history to reach 50 goals.
Lewandowski’s contract with Bayern was extended until 2023 on August 29. Lewandowski equaled Cristiano Ronaldo’s record of nine away goals in a season in Europe’s top club competition on February 25, 2020.