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Cool facts about Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski was born on 21st August 1988. He is a professional footballer who plays as a number nine striker.

  1. Longest scoring streak record holder

Another impressive fact about him is that, he has a great consistency in scoring goals and proving to be the toughest hurdle in opponent’s way to victory. He has, to his name his club’s record of scoring continues goals in 12 consecutive league games. He broke the long standing record of Friedhelm Konietzka  way back from 1964 – 65.

  1. Fastest goals scored in history of Bundesliga 

An outstanding fact about him is that, he registered a record by coming in a match as a substitute and scoring 5 goals merely within 8 minutes and 59 seconds turning the picture of the match altogether. They were playing against another famous club, Wolfsburg.

  1. Fastest hat – trick record of Bundesliga

Another outstanding fact about him is that, he made fastest hat – trick record for Bundesliga by scoring back to back three goals merely within four minutes. While playing against Wolfsburg, his club was facing a trail of one goal. But when he came in as a substitute, he scored goals by one by one within no time and gave his club a memorable victory.

  1. 4th place at 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or Awards

Another impressive fact about him is that, he was able to grab 4th place at 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or Awards. These awards are regarded to be one of the most prestigious awards in football world and making it on the top is a real honour for any player.

  1. Five times winner of Polish Footballer of the Year Award

An interesting fact about Robert Lewandowski is that, he has been the winner of Polish Footballer of the Year. Amazing and impressive fact is this that he has won this record, not once, not twice but five times consecutively in a row. This clearly shows his great performance in the game of football and most importantly a consistent one for long five years.

  1. Personal fact about Robert Lewandowski

An interesting personal fact about him is that, he belongs to a family of players and winners. His father, Kryzstof was a Polish judo champion along with a football player. His mother, Iwona, is a former volleyball professional player. His sister, Milena is also a professional volleyball player and represents U21 Poland national team. His wife, Anna Lweandowska, is the winner of bronze medal in 2009 Karate World Cup.

He is a practising Catholic and met Pope Francis in 2014.

  1. Featured on the cover of FIFA 15 Video Game

Another amazing fact about Robert is that, he was featured on the cover of famous football video game, FIFA 15 along with other great players of the game including Lionel Messi. FIFA video game is a project of EA Sport. It is one of the most popular game amongst football fans.

       8. Honours and Titles at club level

A cool fact about him is that, on club level he has an impressive career statistics while playing from Lech Poznan he won 1 Ekstraklasa for the year 2009–10, 1 Polish Cup for the year 2008–09, 1 Polish SuperCup for the year 2009. While representing Borussia Dortmund he won 2 Bundesliga for the years 2010–11 and 2011–12, 1 DFB-Pokal for the year 2011–12, 1 DFL-Supercup for the year 2013. Meanwhile, playing from Bayern Munich he grabbed 2 Bundesliga for the years 2014–15 and 2015–16, 1 DFB-Pokal for the year 2015–16, 1 DFL-Supercup for the year 2016.

  1. Honours and Titles at individual level

Another cool fact about Lewandowski is that, he has a long list of awards, honours and titles on individual level. He won 1 II liga Top Goal scorer for the year: 2006–07 scoring 15 goals, 1 I liga Top Goal scorer for the year 2007–08 scoring 21 goals, 1 Ekstraklarsa Best player for the year 2009, 1 Ekstraklasa Top Goal scorer for the year 2009–10 scoring 18 goals, 1 Polish Revelation of the Year for the year 2008, 5 Polish Footballer of the Year for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, 1 DFB-Pokal Top Goal scorer for the year 2011–12 scoring 7 goals, 2 Bundesliga Top Goal scorer for the year 2013–14 with 20 goals and 2015–16 with 30 goals respectively, 1 UEFA Euro qualifying Top Goal scorer, 1 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying scoring 13 goals, 1 Best player of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, 1 Polish Sports personality of the Year for the year 2015, 1 UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season for the year 2015–16, 1 IFFHS World’s Top Goal Scorer of the Year for the year 2015.

  1. Honours and Titles while playing for Bayern

An outstanding fact about him is that, he made impressive records while playing for Bayern Muncih. He has the highest number of scored goals in a game by a substitute with 5 goals, shortest elapsed time for a hat – trick within only 4 minutes, shortest elapsed time for five scored goals within only 8 minutes 59 seconds, quicker than any foreign player scoring 100 German top flight goals.

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