Robert Lewandowski Breaks 49-year-old Bundesliga Record

Robert Lewandowski Breaks 49-year-old Bundesliga Record

- Robert Lewandowski has broken Gerd Muller's record in the Bundesliga

- This comes after the Polish striker scored at the death against Augsburg

- Lewandowski has been impressive this season for the German champions

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Man of the moment Robert Lewandowski who plays for Bayern Munich has broken Gerd Muller’s 49-year-old record in the German Bundesliga after scoring for his side on Saturday night, May 22.

Bayern Munich players were impressive beating Augsburg 5-2 in front of their faithfuls in which Robert Lewandowski scored his 41st League goal of the season at the death.

It was an incredible celebration for the Polish striker who had to remove his shirt after scoring the goal in joyous momentum.

The 32-year-old has now surpassed the 40 goals scored by Muller in the 1971-72 season.

His 41 goals were scored in only 29 appearances at a rate of 1.41 goals per game, compared to 40 goals in 34 appearances for Muller at a goals-to-game ratio of 1.18.

Robert Lewandowski.
Robert Lewandowski in action for Bayern Munich. Photo by Alexander Hassenstein
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Earlier, had reported how Karl-Heinz Rummenigge who is the Chairman of Executive Board of FC Bayern Mnnchen AG has claimed that striker Robert Lewandowski has proven that he is better than Ronaldo and Messi.

There is no doubt about the fact that Robert Lewandowski has been in great form this season for Bayern Munich as it will be recalled that he also helped the team to win Champions League last term.

So far this term in the Bundesliga, the Polish striker has netted 41 goals for Bayern Munich and he is topping the goalscorers chart in Europe.

Before Bayern Munich were eliminated in the Champions League by Paris-Saint-Germain, Robert Lewandowki scored five goals for his side.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge feels Robert Lewandowski should be rated above the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo this term.

Source: Sports Brief News