Robert Lewandowski: Early Life and Career

Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski was [born on 21 August 1988] is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Bundesliga club Bayern Munich team and captains the Poland national team. Remembering for his positioning, technique, and outstanding finishing, Lewandowski is considered one of the best strikers of all time among the world’s best footballers, as well as one of the most successful players in Bundesliga history. He has more than scored over 600 senior career goals for club and country.

Robert Lewandowski

Early Life

Robert Lewandowski was born in Warsaw and grew up in Leszno, situated in West County. He took his first steps in football as an unregistered and formal player in one of the local clubs, Partyzant Leszno. In the year 1997, he joined MKS Varsovia Warsaw, where as a teenager he played for almost seven years. The following year he moved to the 4th tier side Delta Warsaw, with his family. Where he finally managed to play in the first team, scoring a total of four goals at the end of the season.

Between 2006–07, Lewandowski was the Polish third division‘s top goaler with a record of 15 goals, helping Znicz Pruszków win the promotion. In the next season, he was the top scorer in the Polish second-highest division with a win of 21 goals.


On 12th August 2012, Lewandowski began the 2012–13 season by scoring in the 1–2. 2012 DFL-Super cup defeat to Bayern Munich. He made his beginning of the 2012–13 Bundesliga campaign in Dortmund’s 2–1 victory over Werder Bremen. That was the first opening day of the season. He set the first club’s new record of the longest scoring streak in his history, having scored in 12 consecutive league games. He surpassed Friedhelm Konietzka’s record for the total 1964–65 season. On 9 February 2013, he opened the scoring in a very home match against 3Hamburg. But was sent off within the 31st minute for a foul on Per Ciljan Skjelbred and Dortmund lost 4–1.

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