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Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski deftly avoids Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo debate

Robert Lewandowski did not get drawn into the hotly contested debate.

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At some point during his trip to Dubai for the Globe Soccer Awards, Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski knew he would be asked the big question: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?

Lewandowski — as always — had the proper way to respond.

“I choose Lewandowski. I’ve had so many questions about the Ballon d’Or. Last year they cancelled it, I couldn’t go, I won everything I could win,” Lewandowski said at the Expo Dubai. “This year I scored 69 goals in one season so you know…I did everything that I could do, because in the Champions League against PSG I was injured, I couldn’t play. But with my performance, with myself, if I stand in front of the mirror I can say to myself “you did everything that you can, you scored 69 goals, you won the German league and you can be proud of yourself. I respect other players because they are great players but I know that for me it’s important to be myself and think always positively.”

There you have it...the definitive way to answer that question.