In Bayern Munich's Bundesliga finale against Stuttgart at the Allianz Arena, Robert Lewandowski has the opportunity to tie a Bundesliga record that once seemed impossible to reach. If Lewandowski can score one goal, he will become only the second player in the history of the Bundesliga to score 30 goals in three consecutive seasons. Of course, the player he will tie is none other than the Bayern legend Gerd Müller.
Lewandowski is currently the only player aside from Müller in the history of the Bundesliga to score 30 goals in more than one season. Six other players have hit the 30 goal mark in one campaign, including current Bayern manager Jupp Heynckes for Borussia Mönchengladbach back in the 1973-74 season. Only one other player has scored 30 goals in a season since the 1970s. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang found the target 31 times during the 2016-17 season for Borussia Dortmund.
The goal Lewandowski scored against FC Köln moved the Polish striker into sole possession of 7th place in the Bundesliga's all-time scoring table. With 180 goals scored in his Bundesliga career so far, Lewandowski only trails Bayer Leverkusen legend Ulf Kirsten by two tallies.
Lewandowski is definitely cementing his place as one of the greatest players to ever play in the Bundesliga. While Der Bomber's career Bundesliga goals record will likely not be threatened, the five 30 goal seasons record could be under threat.