Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has won the Golden Boot since 1968, the highest-scoring European league title, thanks to his wife, who is considered his first “motivation coach”.
The 33-year-old Bavarian club’s top scorer, last season 2020-2021 “Bundesliga”, scored 41 goals in 29 games, surpassing the number of goals scored in a single season. The late Bayern Munich, he achieved in one season. 1971-1972 with 40 goals.
The best player in the world has followed the same path since the start of the new season of local league competitions in 2020, where his team leads with 13 points, equal to Wolfsburg, but with a goal difference in his favor. Norway Earling Holland.
“I want to thank my wife and she has been a great support to me and a great motivator when things go a little wrong,” Lyandovsky said at a ceremony at the Bayern Museum in the Allianz Arena in Munich.
Anna Lewandowska, a dietitian who previously trained international karate, is interested in her husband’s diet.
Anna greeted her husband and said, “I am proud of him. He is an exceptional person as an athlete, a partner, a friend and a husband.”
On the other hand, Bayern directors and club president Herbert Heiner praised Lewandowski for his professionalism and team spirit.
For his part, Lewandowski, who was compared to the famous British agent James Bond (“Agent 009”), confirmed that he did not want to stop there, saying, “It’s not over yet, we’re still hungry for degrees.” For his desire to win the Champions League for the second time after 2020.
Speaking at a press conference after the ceremony, the Polish striker said, “Age is nothing more than a number. I feel good, my fitness data is not good.”
“Thanks to my body I know I can play at the highest level for many years,” he added.
When asked about the growing generation of goal scorers like Holland, Lewandowski said with a smile: “I’m still here, I’m going to stay longer!”
In his future, the scorer, who dreamed many years ago that he would wear the Real Madrid shirt, admitted that his attitude towards things had changed, adding, “I do not need to go to another match to prove my abilities. With the Champions League, I can measure myself by the best. I am 100 per cent focused on Bayern. Pay, don’t think about anything else.
He became the second Polish player to win the Golden Boot after Mல்லller (1970 and 1972) in the German league, while Argentine star Lionel Messi won the award six times compared to Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo. The list of winners includes the names of heavyweights such as Dutchman Marco van Boston, Brazilian Ronaldo and Portuguese Eusebio.
A new Golden Boot winner system has been in place since 1997, prioritizing major competitions. Each goal scored in the five major leagues in the UEFA rankings (England, Spain, Italy, Germany and France) is equal to two points. Scores on matches between the sixth and 22nd place are 1.5 points per goal, compared to one point in other matches.