Bayern Munich’s prolific striker, Robert Lewandowski has been deservedly honored with the European Golden Shoe as the continent’s top goalscorer in the 2020/21 season.
The Polish goal machine scored 41 league goals last campaign as he finished ahead of the other two consistent winners, Lionel Messi, who netted 30 goals for FC Barcelona in second position and Cristiano Ronaldo was in third place with 29 goals for Juventus.
The FC Bayern striker netted a phenomenal 41 Bundesliga goals in THE 2020/21 campaign, making him THE second Germany-based player after legendary Gerd Müller (1970 and 1972) to receive the special award.
Lewandowski, when interviewed said “I’m delighted by this great honor, I’d like to appreciate my lovely family, my supportive teammates, the coaching staff, and the whole of FC Bayern.
I couldn’t win titles like these without their support. In sport – like in life – you must value each other, support each other, are always fair with each other, and try to be a role model for others. That’s why I dedicate this award to all the people who are by my side every day. I’m very happy with what we’ve achieved together as a team. Thank you very much.”
The Poland international joined Bayern Munich from Borussia Dortmund in 2014 after an impressive 4 seasons at the Signal Iduna Park with over 100 goals scored in 187 appearances for BVB.
Since then, he’s been in an imperious form as he’s been firing on all cylinders for the Bavarians. Robert Lewandowski is in his 8th season with the Munich side with over 300 goals scored in this time frame.
The towering goal scorer is 3 goals shy of 500 club career goals.
Lewandowski would have been crowned Ballon d’Or winner last year but the COVID-19 pandemic denied him that well-deserved ovation.
Regardless, the Polish striker has started the 2021/22 campaign in style and has already banged 7 goals in the Bundesliga this term. He’s currently tied with Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland.