Robert Lewandowski facts for kids
Lewandowski with Poland in 2011.
|Full name||Robert Lewandowski|
|Date of birth||21 August 1988|
|Place of birth||Warsaw, Poland|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft1⁄2 in)|
|Current club||Bayern Munich|
|2005–2006||Legia Warsaw II|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 August 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).
He began his career with Znicz Pruszków in 2005, then continuously moved up the Polish tiers until he made it to the first-tier club Lech Poznań in 2008.
A full international for Poland since 2008, Lewandowski has earned over 100 caps and was a member of their team at Euro 2012, Euro 2016 and 2018 FIFA World Cup. With 60 international goals, Lewandowski is the all-time top scorer for Poland. In 2015, he was voted Polish Sportspersonality of the Year and in 2016 he claimed fourth place at the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or Awards.
He has been named the Polish Player of the Year a record seven times. The Guardian has ranked him as the fifth-best footballer on the planet in 2015.
Likely one of Robert’s most famous records is scoring 5 goals in 9 minutes (8:59). For achieving this, Robert Lewandowski was awarded 4 Guiness World Records.
- As of 24 November 2014.
1 Including Polish SuperCup, DFL-Supercup.
- (correct as of 6 June 2014)
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