Robert Lewandowski Named Men’s Fifa Player of the Year
Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski won the best men’s player at the Best Fifa Football Awards in Zurich. He beat last year’s winner Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the award. The Poland striker scored 55 goals in just 47 games in the 2019/20 season and he also helped German giants Bayern to a treble.
32-year-old Robert Lewandowski finished as the top scorer in the league cup and Champions League as well. Manchester City defender Lucy Bronze won the best woman’s player of the year. he recently broke the record of being the third player to score 250 plus goals in the German Bundesliga.
The winners were decided by nominations from national team captains and head coaches, an online ballot of fans and 200 media representatives.
This is the first time Lewandowski has won the award, with Barcelona forward Messi or Juventus’ Ronaldo usually triumphing. So far this season, Robert Lewandowski has scored 16 goals in 14 games for Bayern Munich.
According to the player he said: “If you win such an award and share that title with Messi and Ronaldo, that is unbelievable and it means so much to me.”
“A long time ago, I remember I was longing for something like this and now I can win such an award. This really means, regardless of where you come from, all that matters is what you put into it.”