Goal-Machine Lewandowski Equals Super Striker C. Ronaldo Staggering Record

Goal-Machine Lewandowski Equals Super Striker C. Ronaldo Staggering Record

SportsBrief.com, Edwin Lamptey
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:50 PM
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  • Robert Lewandowski has now scored 69 goals in the year 2021 as he equals Cristiano Ronaldo’s record set eight years ago
  • The Bayern Munich striker scored his side’s fourth goal as they wallop Wolfsburg 4-0 before the season is suspended for Christmas
  • Sensational Cristiano Ronaldo achieved the feat back in 2013 during his time at Spanish La Liga side Real Madrid

Polish striker Robert Lewandowski has matched a goal scoring record set by legendary Cristiano Ronaldo as the Bayern Munich striker scored his 69th goal of year 2021, Complete Sports reports.

CR7 achieved the feat during his time at Spanish club Real Madrid about eight years ago and Lewandowski has equaled the record.

Lewa was in action in Bayern’s home game against Wolfsburg and there were discussions before the game if he would equal or even break Ronaldo’s record, Mirror reports.

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Robert Lewandowski celebrates one of his goals. Photo: Tobias Hase
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As a result of the winter break, the striker had one final chance of reaching the feat as Bundesliga season will be suspended for Christmas.

And they welcomed Wolfsburg to the Allianz Arena with Thomas Muller putting the hosts in front after just seven minutes.

Two goals in quick succession from Dayot Upamecano and Leroy Sane just before the hour mark put the game beyond any doubt, but there were still question marks over whether Lewandowski could break the record.

In the end, the Poland international had to settle for equaling it, getting on the scoresheet just before the full-time whistle – marking his 69th goal of the calendar year. The match ended 4-0.

Haaland scores insane Ronaldo-like header

Meanwhile, Norwegian striker Erling Haaland has defied gravity with insane header that shows the youngster has no weakness in the game.

The 21-year-old pulled off a sensational leap, famous of Cristiano Ronaldo, to head past the goalkeeper in their 3-0 win over Greuther Furth.

Haaland put his side ahead in the first half at the Westfalenstadion against Greuther Furth before completing his brace in the 82nd minute following a lovely assist by Julian Brandt from a free-kick.

Haaland towered over Furth defender Maximilian Bauer and turned his header past Burchert into the bottom right corner of the net.

Ronaldo’s girlfriend sends cryptic message to Messi

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the rivalry between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a whole new height following CR7’s girlfriend’s comment on Lionel Messi’s tribute post to Sergio Aguero.

Argentine legend Aguero announced his retirement from football following heart-related issues and Messi took time out to share an emotional farewell message to honour his former teammate.

Following a hugely successful career, Aguero has decided to walk away from the game due to a health issue.

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