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Robert Lewandowski
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Lewandowski with Poland in 2011.
Personal information
Full name Robert Lewandowski
Date of birth 21 August 1988 (1988-08-21) (age 31)
Place of birth Warsaw, Poland
Height 1.84 m (6 ft +12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Bayern Munich
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Delta Warsaw
2005–2006 Legia Warsaw II
2006–2008 Znicz Pruszków 32 (21)
2008–2010 Lech Poznań 58 (32)
2010–2014 Borussia Dortmund 131 (74)
2014– Bayern Munich 30 (17)
National team
2008 Poland U21 3 (0)
2008– Poland 68 (26)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 August 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

Robert Lewandowski (born 21 August 1988 in Warsaw, Poland) is a Polish association football striker who plays for Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Poland national football team.

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.

Career statistics

Club

As of 24 November 2014.
Club Season League League Cup Europe Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lech Poznań 2008–09 Ekstraklasa 30 14 6 2 12 4 48 20
2009–10 28 18 1 0 4 2 1 1 34 21
Total 58 32 7 2 16 6 1 1 82 41
Borussia Dortmund 2010–11 Bundesliga 33 8 2 0 8 1 43 9
2011–12 34 22 6 7 6 1 1 0 47 30
2012–13 31 24 4 1 13 10 1 1 49 36
2013–14 33 20 4 2 8 6 1 0 46 28
Total 131 74 16 10 35 18 3 1 185 103
Bayern Munich 2014-15 Bundesliga 11 6 2 1 4 1 1 0 18 8
Career total 232 133 27 13 55 25 5 2 319 173

1 Including Polish SuperCup, DFL-Supercup.

National team

(correct as of 6 June 2014)
Poland Year Friendlies Qualifiers Competition Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2008 1 1 3 1 - - 4 2
2009 6 0 6 1 - - 12 1
2010 13 6 - - - - 13 6
2011 11 4 - - - - 11 4
2012 4 1 3 0 3 1 10 2
2013 4 0 6 3 - - 10 3
2014 1 1 0 0 - - 1 1
Total 40 13 18 5 3 1 61 19

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