Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has admitted that he could be very proud to win the Ballon d’Or 2021 after two incredible years which have consisted of relentless purpose scorers.
The 33-year-old has labored at the very best degree of the recreation for greater than a decade and tore aside the Bundesliga and Champions League protection week after week, yr after yr for Bayern and former Borussia Dortmund.
Lewandowski raised his recreation to a complete new degree through the 2020/21 marketing campaign and scored a complete of 41 ridiculously ridiculous targets in 29 Bundesliga matches to interrupt Gerd Muller’s long-standing report for many strikes in a single German high season.
21/22 has adopted an identical sample for Lewandowski; he at the moment works with one purpose per recreation within the Bundesliga and has 13 in all competitions from simply 10 video games.
Many predicted that Poland would win the Ballon d’Or 2020, just for France Football to announce that there could be no ceremony attributable to the distinctive circumstances and the “lack of sufficient fair conditions” triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Lewandowski is among the many favorites once more this yr, and he has admitted that it might imply so much to him to win the prize.
“The opportunity to win the Ballon d’Or means a lot to me, it makes me feel proud. If you think about everything I have achieved not only this year, but also last year, that the ceremony was canceled, I won many titles, I did many goals, says Lewandowski, quoted by Marca.
“It would imply so much to me to win it, to win the Champions League, Super Cup, Club World Cup, I beat Gerd Müller’s report of 41 targets within the Bundesliga, it was one thing spectacular, it makes me really feel very proud and Happy.
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“Everyone saw what I did and what I continue to do. My achievements can answer this question, because the last two years have been a great achievement not only for me, but for every football player in history.
Asked if fate owed the award to Lewandowski, he replied: “I do not likely know, as a result of it doesn’t matter the place I come from, as a result of I even have a probability to win the Ballon d’Or.
“I even have proven that it doesn’t matter the place you come from, regardless of how laborious you’re employed, to be there, I even have proven that though you’ve had a troublesome begin in my profession, you may be very profitable and be at the highest.
Lewandowski additionally spoke briefly about his future in Bavaria, as has been speculated in current months, and mentioned the potential of collaborating with Erling Haaland in Bavaria.
Lewandowski instructed that he and Haaland might play collectively / ANDREAS GEBERT / GettyImages
“I’m not really thinking about it [where he’ll play next season], we have just started the season, we have only been there for two months, I have a two year contract.
“We [Lewandowski and Haaland] is a totally different participant, he’s a incredible younger participant, with a fantastic future, he likes to play counterattack, he has a really sturdy left foot with loads of energy. I’m a ahead of a totally different kind. Playing collectively? I’m not saying we couldn’t play collectively. “