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Poland’s Lewandowski wins Bundesliga golden boot for 7th time

16.05.2022 09:00
Poland's star football player Robert Lewandowski has been crowned the top scorer of Germany's Bundesliga premier league in the 2021/2022 season, his seventh such trophy since he began playing in Germany in 2010.
Robert Lewandowski poses with the trophy for the German Bundesligas top scorer after a match between his Bayern Munich and Wolfsburg on Saturday.
Robert Lewandowski poses with the trophy for the German Bundesliga's top scorer after a match between his Bayern Munich and Wolfsburg on Saturday.Photo: EPA/FRIEDEMANN VOGEL

The Polish goal machine, who plays for Germany’s Bayern Munich club, on Saturday ended the Bundesliga season on 35 goals, 11 more than runner-up Patrik Schick of the Bayer Leverkusen side.

The Polish forward topped the league chart in the 2020/2021 season with a record 41 goals for Bayern, and he also earned the Bundesliga golden boot in 2020 with 34 goals, in 2019 with 22 goals, in 2018 with 29 goals, and in 2016 with 30 strikes for Bayern.

In 2014, Lewandowski became the Bundesliga top scorer with 20 goals for his previous side Borussia Dortmund.

Lewandowski’s Bayern on Saturday drew 2-2 with Wolfsburg on the final match day, and came top of the Bundesliga overall for the 10th straight time, beating runners-up Borussia Dortmund by eight points.

Lewandowski told reporters on Saturday that he would not extend his contract with the German champions

The Poland international, who is the Bundesliga's second-highest scorer in history, is also poised to be named the top scorer in Europe's biggest football leagues this season.

Lewandowski, who captains Poland’s national team, in January won world soccer governing body FIFA’s 2021 Best Men's Player award, beating out Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Egypt's Mohamed Salah.

The Poland captain in December won two Globe Soccer Awards in the United Arab Emirates for his goal scoring exploits last year.

At the end of November, the Polish marksman was announced Striker of the Year and overall runner-up in the annual Ballon d’Or vote held by France Football magazine.

Lewandowski in September last year picked up the annual European Golden Shoe award for the highest scorer in European football.


Source: PAP, bundesliga.com