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Robert Lewandowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈrɔbɛrt lɛvanˈdɔfskʲi]; born 21 August 1988) is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich, and captains the Poland national team.
After being the top scorer in the third and second tiers of Polish football with Znicz Pruszków, he moved to top-flight Lech Poznań, and was the top scorer in the league as they won the 2009–10 Ekstraklasa. In 2010, he transferred to Borussia Dortmund for a reported €4.5 million, where he won honours including two consecutive Bundesliga titles. Prior to the start of the 2014–15 season, he moved to their rivals, Bayern Munich, where he won the Bundesliga in each of his first two campaigns. He has totalled over 100 goals in Germany's top division, Bundesliga, and reached the century mark quicker than any other foreign player.
A full international for Poland since 2008, Lewandowski has earned over 80 caps and was a member of their team at Euro 2012 and Euro 2016. With 42 goals, he ranks third among their top scorers of all time. On 22 September 2015, while playing for Bayern Munich, Lewandowski scored five goals against Wolfsburg in nine minutes, the fastest in any major European football league since records have been kept.Close