Robert Lewandowski

  • Date of birth : 21/08/1988
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Poland Poland
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Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski

Clubs: Znicz Pruszków, KKS Lech Poznań, Borussia Dortmund

• Warsaw-born Lewandowski played youth football for various clubs in the capital, including Legia Warszawa's second team, before joining lower-league outfit Znicz Pruszków.

• Finished his debut campaign with Pruszków (2006/07) as the division's top scorer, with 15 goals, as the team won promotion; repeated the feat the following season in the second division with 21 goals.

• Joined Lech in summer 2008 and scored on his European and domestic debuts – against Xäzär Länkäran FC and GKS Bełchatów, respectively; finished third in Ekstraklasa scoring charts with 14 goals before spearheading Lech to the title in 2009/10 with a top-scoring tally of 18.

• Scored on his debut for Poland – a FIFA World Cup qualifier against San Marino on 10 September 2008 – and reached double figures for his country in February 2011 in a friendly against Norway. Struck the first goal of UEFA EURO 2012, against Greece, heading in after 17 minutes of the tournament's opening game.

• Left his homeland for Dortmund on four-year contract in June 2010; scored his first Bundesliga goal in the local derby against FC Schalke 04, one of eight he registered in the Schwarzgelben's title-winning season.

• Enjoyed the most productive campaign of his career in 2011/12, scoring 22 league goals as Dortmund retained the title and hitting a hat-trick in a 5-2 German Cup final triumph over FC Bayern München.

• Having registered in 12 successive Bundesliga games prior to the 2012/13 UEFA Champions League semi-finals, Lewandowski became the first player to score a 'poker' in a last-four match in Europe's premier club competition when he achieved the feat in Dortmund's 4-1 defeat of Real Madrid CF.

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: runner-up 2013

Last updated: 05/06/13 14.22CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year


General info

  • Name: Robert Lewandowski
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 21/08/1988 (27)
  • Country: Poland
  • Squad number: 9
  • Club: Bayern ( GER)

  • Height: 184cm
  • Weight: 78kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First qualifying round)
    17/07/08: Xäzär Länkäran 0-1 Lech
  • National team: UEFA European Football Championship (Final tournament - Group stage)
    08/06/12: Poland 1-1 Greece

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions


Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 30/09/2015 01:21 CET