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Lewandowski talks about his chances to win the Ballon d’Or

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Amid the recent list of nominees to win the Ballon d’Or, Robert Lewandowski spoke about his chances to actually lift the award. 

Destiny or football owe Robert Lewandowski the 2020 Ballon d’Or since there was no player better than him that year. With Bayern Munich, the Polish striker completed one of the most impressive seasons we can remember. Other than FC Barcelona, the Bavarian giants became the second club in football history to win two trebles. The first time they did it was back in 2013 after beating Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final. But this year was even more dominant after Lewandowski led his teammates to victory.

A season later, he continued the upward trend by breaking Gerd Muller’s historic goal-record in the Bundesliga. However, he wasn’t as great as last season on the collective side. Regardless of his lack of titles, the star is still considered one of this year’s favorites to win the Ballon d’Or. Unless Messi says otherwise, Robert fancies his chances to win the award but winning titles with his squads is far more important for him. 

Does Lewandowski think he has a chance? 

Marca interviewed the striker recently and this is what he said: ​​”The possibility of winning the Ballon d’Or means a lot to me, it makes me feel proud, if you look at everything I’ve achieved, not just this year, last year as well when they canceled the ceremony, I’ve won a lot of titles, scored a lot of goals. It would mean a lot to me to win it, having won the Champions League, the Super Cup, the Club World Cup. Breaking Gerd Muller’s record of 41 Bundesliga goals was also a big achievement, one which made me very proud and happy.

“Everyone can see what I have done and keep doing. My achievements speak for themselves because my last two years have been a big achievement, not just for me but for any player in history. I don’t know if destiny owes me 2020’s Ballon d’Or to be honest because it doesn’t matter where I come from, I have a shot at winning the Ballon d’Or. I have shown that it doesn’t matter where you come from, what matters is working hard, being there, I’ve shown that despite having a difficult start to my career, you can have a lot of success and reach the top.”