Robert Lewandowski

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Robert Lewandowski
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Lewandowski in 2019
Personal information
Full name Robert Lewandowski[1]
Date of birth (1988-08-21) 21 August 1988 (age 33)[2]
Place of birth Warsaw, Poland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[3]
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Bayern Munich
Number 9
Youth career
1996–1997 Partyzant Leszno
1997–2004 MKS Varsovia Warsaw
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Delta Warsaw 17 (4)
2005–2006 Legia Warsaw II 12 (2)
2006–2008 Znicz Pruszków 59 (36)
2006–2007 Znicz Pruszków II 2 (2)
2008–2010 Lech Poznań 58 (32)
2010–2014 Borussia Dortmund 131 (74)
2014– Bayern Munich 233 (219)
National team
2007 Poland U19 1 (0)
2008 Poland U21 3 (0)
2008– Poland 128 (74)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:29, 4 December 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:06, 12 November 2021 (UTC)

Robert Lewandowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈrɔbɛrt lɛvanˈdɔfskʲi] (audio speaker iconlisten); born 21 August 1988) is a Polish footballer that plays as a striker. He currently plays for Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Poland national 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.[4]

Likely one of Lewandowski's most famous records is scoring 5 goals in 9 minutes (8:59).[5] For achieving this, Robert Lewandowski was awarded 4 Guinness World Records.[6]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 4 December 2021[7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Delta Warsaw 2004–05 IV liga 17 4 2 0 19 4
Legia Warsaw II 2005–06 III liga 12 2 1 2 13 4
Znicz II Pruszków 2006–07 Klasa A 2 2 0 0 2 2
Znicz Pruszków 2006–07 III liga 27 15 5 2 32 17
2007–08 II liga 32 21 2 0 34 21
Total 59 36 7 2 66 38
Lech Poznań 2008–09 Ekstraklasa 30 14 6 2 12[a] 4 48 20
2009–10 Ekstraklasa 28 18 1 0 4[b] 2 1[c] 1 34 21
Total 58 32 7 2 16 6 1 1 82 41
Borussia Dortmund 2010–11 Bundesliga 33 8 2 0 8[b] 1 43 9
2011–12 Bundesliga 34 22 6 7 6[d] 1 1[e] 0 47 30
2012–13 Bundesliga 31 24 4 1 13[d] 10 1[e] 1 49 36
2013–14 Bundesliga 33 20 5 2 9[d] 6 1[e] 0 48 28
Total 131 74 17 10 36 18 3 1 187 103
Bayern Munich 2014–15 Bundesliga 31 17 5 2 12[d] 6 1[e] 0 49 25
2015–16 Bundesliga 32 30 6 3 12[d] 9 1[e] 0 51 42
2016–17 Bundesliga 33 30 4 5 9[d] 8 1[e] 0 47 43
2017–18 Bundesliga 30 29 6 6 11[d] 5 1[e] 1 48 41
2018–19 Bundesliga 33 22 5 7 8[d] 8 1[e] 3 47 40
2019–20 Bundesliga 31 34 5 6 10[d] 15 1[e] 0 47 55
2020–21 Bundesliga 29 41 1 0 6[d] 5 4[f] 2 40 48
2021–22 Bundesliga 14 16 1 0 5[d] 9 1[e] 2 21 27
Total 233 219 33 29 73 65 11 8 350 321
Career total 511 369 67 45 125 89 15 10 719 513
  1. Appearances in UEFA Cup
  2. 2.0 2.1 Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  3. Appearance in Polish Super Cup
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 Appearance in DFL-Supercup
  6. One appearance in DFL-Supercup, two appearances and two goals in FIFA Club World Cup, one appearance in UEFA Super Cup

International[change | change source]

As of match played 12 November 2021[8][9][10]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Poland 2008 4 2
2009 12 1
2010 13 6
2011 11 3
2012 10 2
2013 10 3
2014 6 5
2015 7 11
2016 12 8
2017 6 9
2018 11 4
2019 10 6
2020 4 2
2021 12 11
Total 128 74


References[change | change source]

  1. "FIFA World Cup Russia 2018: List of Players: Poland" (PDF). FIFA. 15 July 2018. p. 22. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2019.
  2. "Robert Lewandowski". ESPN. Retrieved 21 March 2020.
  3. "Robert Lewandowski". FC Bayern Munich. Retrieved 21 March 2020.
  4. "The 100 best footballers in the world 2015 – interactive". The Guardian. 21 December 2015. Archived from the original on 6 January 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  5. "Bundesliga | Watch: Robert Lewandowski's 5 goals in 9 minutes in FULL!". www.bundesliga.com. Archived from the original on 5 January 2021. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  6. "Bayern Munich hotshot Robert Lewandowski nets four Guinness World Records titles for goal scoring spree". Guinness World Records. 30 November 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  7. "Robert Lewandowski". ESPN FC. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  8. Robert Lewandowski at National-Football-Teams.com
  9. "Robert Lewandowski". EU-Football.info. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  10. "National Team A Squad". PZPN. Retrieved 11 September 2019.