Football fans around the world who watch Bayern Munich play are constantly wondering how Robert Lewandowski is able to do what he does with such sublimity. The Polish hitman has contributed a total of 39 goals and seven assists in his 27 appearances (!!!!) in the Bundesliga, and is just two goals away from breaking Gerd Müller’s record of most goals in a single season.
During an interview with Tuttosport, Lewandowski discussed matters including his future in Munich and his thoughts on how circumstances (or just France Football) seized the much-deserved Ballon d’Or from him.
Lewandowski made it clear that he is happy at Bayern and is currently not pondering an exit. He said, “I have a contract at Bayern and I am very good at this club. We are talking about one of the best 3-4 clubs in Europe and the world. To play for Bayern, you have to accept that you have to win something every year. The expectations are very high here. You always have to be the best.”
Bayern under Hansi Flick is like that one movie that you wish never ended. Unfortunately, things escalated quickly at the club and in a New York minute, the head coach is bidding us adieu. Lewandowski was asked how he feels about the quick transition to the “Julian Nagelsmann era.” He commented:
“We are Bayern, so we will do our best to win all trophies again with Nagelsmann. For me it doesn’t change much: I have to score under Flick and I will have to continue to do so under the new manager in order to help the team. Scoring goals is something I love. When I score and we win, everything looks better.”
Lewandowski not winning the Ballon d’Or is something most people have come to terms with by now, including the striker himself. He said, “I am proud of what I did in 2020, but I am not thinking about it anymore. The first thought is always to win new titles with my teammates, with Bayern. Personal awards are nice, but they are a consequence of the team results.”
Where Robert Lewandowski has placed all of his 46 goals for Bayern Munich this season.— Stefan Bienkowski (@SBienkowski) May 9, 2021
Looked how many have been tucked into each bottom corner pic.twitter.com/QoiuTrGqs0
(Quotes via @iMiaSanMia on Twitter)