Robert Lewandowski joins Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in exclusive list with goal vs Union Berlin in Bayern Munich’s first match since the return of Bundesliga.
Robert Lewandowski is arguably the greatest number 9 of the modern era. However, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi hogging majority of the limelight, other players such as the Polish striker often go under the radar.
The Bayern Munich striker, who featured in the 2-0 win against Union Berlin, has now joined an exclusive list that includes both the Portuguese and Argentine. In the process, he has now secured his name amongst the best to have played the game; if he hadn’t already.
Robert Lewandowski joins Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi with goal vs Union Berlin
Robert Lewandowski scored Bayern Munich’s first goal since the resumption of the Bundesliga with a penalty in the 40th minute. In the process, he became the first player since Ronaldo and Messi to score 40+ goals in 5 consecutive seasons in the 21st century.
Robert Lewandowski joins Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi as the only players to score 40+ goals in 5 consecutive seasons in the 21st century.
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He already has 40 goals this season with a good chunk of games still to be played. The achievement is made all the better when you consider that he’s past 30 already. Instead of slowing down, the Polish has averaged more than a goal per game for the first time in his career.
The striker will indeed go down as one of the best to have ever kicked a football. If it was not known already, this season has been a testimony to how great of a goal scorer the Bayern Munich striker is.
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