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Football: Poland’s Lewandowski wins Europe's Golden Shoe award

24.05.2022 14:45
Polish star striker Robert Lewandowski has been named the top scorer in Europe's biggest football leagues this season, with 35 goals for Germany’s Bayern Munich club.
Robert Lewandowski
Robert LewandowskiPAP/EPA/FILIP SINGER

The Polish marksman won the annual European Golden Shoe award for the second time in a row, finishing well ahead of the rest of the pack.

PSG's French star Kylian Mbappe finished No. 2 in the race for the top scorer of the 2021/2022 season, with 28 goals, ahead of Lazio's Italian forward Ciro Immobile and Real Madrid's Karim Benzema tied in third place, each with 27 strikes.

Lewandowski was this month crowned the top scorer of Germany's Bundesliga premier league for the 2021/2022 season, his seventh such trophy since he began playing in Germany in 2010.

The 33-year-oldwho captains Poland’s national team, in January won world soccer governing body FIFA’s 2021 Best Men's Player award, beating Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Egypt's Mohamed Salah.


Source: PAP