Robert Lewandowski wins Germany’s Footballer of the Year award for the second season running after breaking the Bundesliga record for most goals in a single campaign
- Robert Lewandowski scored 41 goals as Bayern Munich retained the title
- In doing so he broke the record for most goals in a single Bundesliga season
- Lewandowski has now been crowned the German Footballer of the Year
- In a poll of journalists, he finished well in front of second-place Thomas Muller
Robert Lewandowski has received Germany’s Footballer of the Year award for the second season running after a record breaking year.
The Polish striker scored 41 goals in 29 appearances as Bayern Munich were once again crowned Bundesliga champions.
In doing so, he broke the long-standing record by Gerd Muller for most goals in a single Bundesliga season.
Robert Lewandowski has won Germany’s Footballer of the Year award for the second season running
The Polish striker scored a Bundesliga record 41 goals in a season for Bayern Munich
Lewandowski beat his previous best of 34 goals in 31 appearances which was set during the 2019-20 season.
The club confirmed Lewandowski has won the award in a poll carried out by sports magazine Kicker in a vote by sports journalists.
The 32-year-old received a massive 356 of the 563 votes cast in the poll, putting him way in front of teammates Thomas Muller (41) and Joshua Kimmich (25).
Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland came third in the poll with 38 votes after he scored an impressive 27 goals in 28 games.
Lewandowski’s goals helped Bayern Munich to the title in an impressive season
Lewandowski told Bayern Munich’s official website: ‘I know what a great honour this is.
‘It’s a source of great pride and joy for me, because it’s rare for someone to win the title of Footballer of the Year in Germany twice in a row.’
Lewandowski who has also been voted as the fans player of the year for Bayern Munich, has been linked with a move away from the German side.
The Polish striker has two years left on his contract in Munich and has been linked with Premier League sides Chelsea and Manchester City in recent weeks.