Robert Lewandowski is a professional footballer who currently plays for Bundesliga side, Bayern Munich and the Polish national team.
Robert Lewandowski was born on August 21 1988 in Warsaw, Poland to Krzysztof Lewandowski (Father) and Iwona Lewandowska (Mother). Born in a family of athletes, Lewandowski was given the first name Robert by his parents, so that it would be easy for foreigners to pronounce when he became an international star.
His father Krzysztof was a Polish judo champion who also played football for second-division Hutnik Warsaw, while mother Iwona played professional volleyball, as would older sister Milena.
Lewandowski began his career at a local club, Partyzant Leszno, as an unregistered player. In 1997 he moved to MKS Varsovia Warsaw as a teen, where he spent 7 years.
In 2006/07Lewandowski was the Polish third division's top scorer with 15 goals, helping Znicz Pruszków secure promotion. The next season, he was the top scorer in the Polish second division with 21 goals.
In 2008, Lewandowski joined Polish top division side Lech Posnan, He lead them to a championship win the 2009/10 season, finishing as top goal scorer with 18 goals.
After 2 stellar seasons with Lech Posnan, he joined Borussia Dortmund in 2010 for £3 million. This marked the beginning of a new journey, where he would go on to dominate Bundesliga.
He was ever present in BVB’s line-ups from 2011 until his exit in 2014. At Borussia, he won the league in 2010/11 and 2011/12 seasons. He was Bundesliga top scorer for 2013/14 season.
In 2014 he joined Bayern Munich on a free transfer, signing a five-year contract. Already an established striker, there was no doubt he would be Bayern’s main frontman. He has since won all Bundesliga titles since joining, won champions league once and won the Golden boot on six separate occasions.
2019/20 season was his best, yet, as he helped the Bavarians win the treble, finishing top scorer in all 3 competitions. This earned him Best FIFA Men's Player Award and the UEFA Men's Player of the Year Award in 2020.
Lewandowski’s debut for national team came on 10 September 2008, against San Marino where he came on as a substitute and scored a goal in a 2–0 away win. He has since scored over 60 goals for Poland.
Family, Children & Relationships
The pole is both a father and a husband. He married his girlfriend, Anna Lewandoska, in 2013 having started dating in 2008.
Robert and Anna Lewandowski are parents to daughters. In December 2016, they announced that they were expecting their first child. Anna gave birth to her older child, Klara Lewandowska, on May 4, 2017. On 6 May 2020, their second child was born - Laura Lewandowska.
Just like Lewandowski, Anna is also an athlete, she is a professional Karate player and has won multiple medals at the World, European, and National championships.
Lewandowski’s Net worth & Salary
As one of the best footballers today, Lewandowski is handsomely remunerated at Alianz Arena for his services. His weekly wage is approximately £352,000, making him the best paid player in Bundesliga.
Besides his professional earning, he has also accumulated his wealth from personal endorsement deals. He endorses Nike. Huawei, Procter and Gamble and 4F – his own range of clothing.
Robert Lewandowski’s net worth in 2021 is approximately $80 million
- FIFA The Best Men’s Player – 2020
- UEFA Men’s Player of the Year – 2019-20
- Polish Footballer of the Year: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020
- Bundesliga top goalscorer: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21
- UEFA Champions League top goalscorer: 2019–20
- European Golden Shoe: 2020–21
· III liga: 2006–07
· Ekstraklasa: 2009–10
· Polish Cup: 2008–09
· Polish Super Cup: 2009
· Bundesliga: 2010–11, 2011–12
· DFB-Pokal: 2011–12
· DFL-Supercup: 2013
· UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2012–13
- Bundesliga: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21
- DFB-Pokal: 2015–16, 2018–19, 2019–20
- DFL-Supercup: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021
- UEFA Champions League: 2019–20
- UEFA Super Cup: 2020
- FIFA Club World Cup: 2020