Robert Lewandowski should have won the Ballon d’Or in 2020. The point was that French Football decided not to deliver the award due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, the Polish attacker could also have been successful. However, by a minimal difference, Lionel Messi ended up lifting the prestigious trophy.
LEWANDOWSKI SPOKE ABOUT THE GOLDEN BALLOON
The 34-year-old striker says he is not obsessed with the individual award. Of course, considering that FC Barcelona is the club with the most Ballon d’Or winners, he thinks that he is closer to lifting it than Bayern Munich. History says so.
“Perhaps the Barcelona players won it more times, but this trophy doesn’t keep me up at night. My approach is that from Barça there is a shorter path to the Ballon d’Or than from Bayern Munich.”picked up Przegląd Sportowy.
THE HAPPINESS OF LEWANDOWSKI FOR BEING CULÉ
“Looking at how we played and how interesting the project is developing, I have many reasons to smile and be happy. A lot has changed for me in the last few months, but I’m happy (…) I’m at an interesting moment in my career”.
His adaptation to a new country and a new culture: “I speak better Spanish, I can order food in a restaurant by myself, I know the culture, the city and I adapt to life. There was a collision with an interesting experience that changed my perspective on life. This is an added value, an interesting lesson that I want to take as much time as possible from. I feel a breath of fresh air, the opportunity to work with another outstanding coach. It was the right time for a change.”
Undefeated data. Robert Lewandowski registers 11 goals in 8 games played with FC Barcelona. Let’s talk about signings.
Did you know…? Robert Lewandowski has not won the Ballon d’Or, but he has won the FIFA The Best FIFA award for 2 consecutive years.