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Robert Lewandowski named as a FIFA World Player of the Year for the second time in a row

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Robert Lewandowski named as a FIFA World Player of the Year for the second time in a row

The Polish striker of “Bayern” Munich Robert Lewandowski has won The Best FIFA award as the best player in the world in 2021.

The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021 ceremony took place on January 17 in Zurich in an online format.

Lewandowski, who won the “FIFA Golden Ball” award for the second time in a row, scored 535 votes in the poll, ahead of the Egyptian midfielder of “Liverpool” Mohammed Salah (271) and the Argentine striker of “Paris Saint-Germain” Lionel Messi (254).

33 years old Lewandowski became the most productive player of 2021. On account of his 69 goals in 59 matches for “Bayern” and Poland. Robert scored 43 goals in the Bundesliga, 11 in the UEFA Champions League, two in the German Super Cup, two in the FIFA Club World Cup and 11 for the Polish national team. Lewandowski joined “Bayern” Munich in 2014 after, moving on a free transfer from “Borussia” Dortmund.

Since 1991, FIFA has been presenting awards to the best football players. From 2010 to 2015, the best players were awarded the “FIFA Ballon d'Or”, a joint award of the International Football Federation and France Football magazine. In 2016, the partnership ended and FIFA and France Football returned to their own prizes.

Let us remind you, that earlier Lewandowski became the second in the fight for the “Golden Ball” in 2021, and the award went to Lionel Messi.

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