“Would give me the Ballon d’Or myself”

Three-time winner, Bundesliga top scorer and fan favorite, Robert Lewandowski has had a near-perfect season. But he will not become a world footballer, the election has been canceled. But what if not?

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Robert Lewandowski did it. He ended a great season with the Champions League title, eventually reaching the top of football. “For the highest level in world football and for the title of world football player Lewandowski needs the Champions League title”, said Stefan Effenberg for the finals in the premier class, for example.

“Wouldn’t everyone win the Golden Ball?”

But even though the Pole has achieved everything at club level this year, there is still one individual wish: to play the world title football. But neither the French magazine “France Football” will award the “Ballon d’or” this year, nor will FIFA choose a world footballer. Favorites like Lewandowski leave empty-handed. But who would he have given the cup to himself?

“Myself”, said the 32-year-old in an interview with the Polish portal “Sportowe Fakty”. “We have won everything we could have won with Bayern. Bundesliga, German Cup, Champions League, I was the top scorer. I know the pressure on other players may be greater. But not every footballer who would do that. I achieved by winning the Golden Ball? “

Alonso is enthusiastic

Meanwhile, there was praise for Lewandowski and his team from an ex-teammate. Xabi Alonso praised FC Bayern in an interview with the “Süddeutsche Zeitung”. “There were many high-level players: Lewandowski, Gnabry, Müller, Thiago. But the idea of ​​the team came first,” said the former midfielder.

Especially the performances in the quarter finals of the Champions League against FC Barcelona (8: 2) made the world champions of 2010 enthusiastic. “What happened belongs to this category of the incomprehensible,” said the Basque, “I don’t mean just the amount of victory. I mean the superiority of Bayern, their superiority – and that in a game of this importance! confirming the momentum and skills of the current Bayern team. “

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