Robert Lewandowski Beats Thomas Muller, Erling Haaland for Prestigious Award in Germany

Robert Lewandowski Beats Thomas Muller, Erling Haaland for Prestigious Award in Germany

  • Robert Lewandowski has for the second time been named as the best player in Germany in an incredible record
  • The Polish striker was in fine form for Bayern Munich last season netting 48 goals in all competitions
  • Lewandowski however defeated the duo of Erling Haaland and Thomas Muller to win the award for this year

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Thomas Muller and Erling Haaland have both been beaten by Polish striker Robert Lewandowski who has been named as the Germany's Footballer of the year following his impressive performances.

There is no doubt about the fact that Robert Lewandowski was in great form for Bayern Munich last season and even upper term where he helped his club to win the Champions League and League title.

In the 2019/20 season, Bayern Munich actually won treble thanks to great performances by Robert and his other teammates which gave the Polish striker the award as best player in Germany.

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Robert Lewandowski.
Robert Lewandowski in action for Poland. Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo
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His outstanding contribution ensured that Bayern won the Bundesliga crown for a ninth successive year, and he also managed to break Gerd Muller's 49-year-old scoring record in the competition.

According to the latest report on GOAL, Robert Lewandowski finished ahead of Muller in this year's votes as Erling Haaland ended as third best.

Robert Lewandowski's reaction

"I know how big this honour is. For me, it is a reason for great pride and joy, because you rarely win the title of 'Footballer of the Year' twice in a row in Germany."

At the outgone season, Robert Lewandowski netted 48 goals in 48 games for Bayern Munich in all competitions.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Man of the moment Robert Lewandowski who plays for Bayern Munich has broken Gerd Muller’s 49-year-old record in the German Bundesliga after scoring for his side on Saturday night, May 22.

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Bayern Munich players were impressive beating Augsburg 5-2 in front of their faithfuls in which Robert Lewandowski scored his 41st League goal of the season at the death.

It was an incredible celebration for the Polish striker who had to remove his shirt after scoring the goal in joyous momentum.

The 32-year-old has now surpassed the 40 goals scored by Muller in the 1971-72 season.

His 41 goals were scored in only 29 appearances at a rate of 1.41 goals per game, compared to 40 goals in 34 appearances for Muller at a goals-to-game ratio of 1.18.

Source: Legit

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