LEWANDOWSKY. At the end of the contract in 2023, the Polish Robert Lewandowski could discover a new championship during the next transfer window.
[Mis à jour le 6 avril à 16h02] He is probably one, if not the best striker in the world. Robert Lewandowski has a string of goals each season and breaks all records with Bayern. At the end of the contract in 2023, the Pole could have desires elsewhere from the end of the season and before his last World Cup. According to the Catalan press and in particular Sport on Wednesday April 6, Robert Lewandowski would be closer and closer to FC Barcelona.
According to the daily, the Blaugrana have “maintained” two meetings with the agents of “Lewy” who, for his part, would claim a three-year contract. According to the German daily Picture, Lewandowski’s entourage used Barca and PSG as leverage on Bayern. Robert Lewandowski knows we all appreciate him here at FC Bayern. I, too, have already expressed my esteem for him on several occasions. We approach discussions in a relaxed manner. There is still enough time, and our players know it“, explained Herbert Hainer, the president of Bayern.
Polish football player Robert Lewandowski was born on August 21, 1988, in the city of Warsaw. It was with his father, Krzysztof Lewandowski, a former Hutnik Warsaw player, that he discovered football. At that time, his father was in charge of training at Partyzant Leszno. Robert Lewandowski was then trained at Varsovia Warsaw as well as in two other clubs: he joined Delta Warsaw in 2005 then Legia Warsaw, shortly after. He was then spotted by recruiters from Lech Poznan. They spent one and a half million zlotys, or three hundred and forty thousand euros, so that Lewandowski could join the team in August 2008. In 2010, he became top scorer in the championship and left for Borussia Dortmund during the summer.
Robert Lewandowski then won in the Bundesliga and played in the Champions League. He won no less than four trophies with Borussia. He was particularly noticed during a Homeric Champions League match against Real Madrid in 2013, during which he scored a quadruple. That same year, he finished top scorer in the Bundesliga. Borussia Dortmund reached the Champions League final, beaten by Bayern Munich, a club they joined a year later. In this new club, he was again noticed for his many goals, with several hat-tricks to his credit, such as against Hamburg in 2018. He won the UEFA Player of the Year trophy in the 2020-2021 season. He is thus the first Polish footballer to obtain this award. In 2020, Robert Lewandowski becomes the top scorer in the Champions League, German Cup and Bundesliga, with a total of 57 goals scored throughout the season.
Alongside his brilliant club career, the player has also played matches with the Polish national team since 2008. He was then named team captain in 2014 and took part in the Euros in 2016, scoring a goal against Portugal and reaching the quarter-finals and then the World Cup in 2018, without scoring a goal. In 2021, he again takes part in Euro 2020 which was delayed following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robert Lewandowski is considered one of the best centre-forwards in the world. It is not for nothing if he is nicknamed LewanGOALski by many journalists. He has an impressive club record but also a great experience in the national team with 118 selections and 66 goals to his credit in the Polish jersey (before Euro 2021).
In club, the Polish player holds the titles of winner of the Polish Super Cup and the Polish Cup in 2009. He is also Polish champion in 2010. With Borussia Dortmund, he is German champion (2011, 2012) and won the German Cup in 2012, the German Supercup in 2013, and reached the final in the 2014 German Cup. He was also a Champions League finalist in 2013. With Bayern Munich, he is again German champion, from 2015 to 2021. He won the German Cup (2016, 2019, 2020) and the German Super Cup (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020). In 2020, he also won the Champions Cup, the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup. Added to this are multiple titles and personal records such as Poland’s top scorer, the fastest quintuplet in history (9 minutes) or Bayern Munich’s top foreign scorer.
Robert Lewandowski earns 1.7 million euros per month, or 20 million euros per year. He is the ninth highest paid football player in the world, behind Gareth Bale and ahead of David de Gea. In contract since August 2019, until June 2023, he therefore earns 56,000 euros per day, or 389,000 euros per week. Robert Lewandowski’s salary also shows a good progression, since he was paid 10 million euros per year in 2014. In December 2016, his salary had reached 15 million per year. It was in August 2019 that it crossed the threshold of 20 million euros each year.
Robert Lewandowski is married to Anna Stachurska, born in September 1988. This blue-eyed brunette married the striker at Bayern Munich in 2013. Very athletic, like her husband, Anna Stachurska is a karate champion in Poland. Endowed with a black belt, she has indeed won no less than 38 medals! She has since become a dietitian. She runs a blog and regularly posts advice on following a healthy and balanced diet. Anna Lewandowski also offers coaching sessions. It was in 2007 that Robert and Anna Lewandowski met, never to leave each other. They have a daughter together: Klara.