For Robert Lewandowski, it would make sense for him to win the Golden Ball given his service with Bayern Munich for two years.
Last year, his coronation would hardly have been in doubt. In addition to panicking the counters, Robert Lewandowski had in fact actively participated in the quintuplet achieved by the Bayern Munich. This time, the situation is somewhat different. Because if he remains the top scorer in Europe, the Bavarian giant stalled from the quarter-finals in the Champions League. A failure to which must be added that of Poland, eliminated from the group stage at the Euro.
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The Polish striker nonetheless believes strongly in his chances of lifting the Golden Ball next month, no player standing out between him, Jorginho, Lionel Messi or Karim Benzema. “The possibility of winning the Ballon d’Or means a lot to me. It makes me proud, if you consider all that I have accomplished not only this year, but also last year, whose ceremony was canceled, he recalled in an interview with Marca. I won a lot of titles, I scored a lot of goals, it would mean a lot for me to win it, to win the Champions League, the Super Cup, the Club World Cup, I broke Gerd’s record Müller with 41 Bundesliga goals, that was something impressive. It makes me very proud and happy. Everyone has seen what I have done and what I continue to do. My accomplishments can answer that question, because the past two years have been a great success. ”
The statistics plead in any case in favor of the Pole. Golden shoe with no less than 41 goals in the Bundesliga, the former Borussia Dortmund started on the same basis with already 13 goals in 10 matches in all competitions.
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