Euro 2016: Robert Lewandowski
Euro 2016: Robert Lewandowski – As the qualifying matches for the Euro 2016 ended last year, the qualified teams are announced. A total of 24 teams are qualified for the final tournament in June this year and they are divided into six teams. The qualifying matches were somehow full of drama as well as goals from many brilliant player.
The three top scorers alone, Lewandowski, Ibrahimkvic, and Muller, scored a total of 33 goals in the qualifying matches they played. Robert Lewandowski from Poland is the current top scorer in the Euro 2016 championship with 13 goals in the 10 matches he played. Here is a short biography for the Poland forwards.
Lewandowski is a 27 years old football player who played as a forward as well as the team captain for the national team of Poland and currently played for Bayern Munich, also as a striker. Lewandowski signed a five year contract with Bayern Munich at the start of the 2014-2015 season and he played for Bayern Munich officially for the first time on 9 July 2014.
In the first season playing for Munich he scored 25 goals and the second season, he scored 23 goals. He joined the senior national team of Poland in 2008 when Poland was playing for the qualification of 2010 FIFA World Cup against San Marino. Before that, he joined the U21 Poland team in three friendly matches against England, Finland, and Belarus.
As a teen, Lewandowski played for seven years and his first team is Varsovia. After only a year, he moved to Delta Warsaw where he played for the first team and scored four goals. In 2006-2007 season, Lewandowski managed to get into Poland’s third division top scorer when he scored 15 goals during hjs matches in the season.
In the next season he moved up as the top scorer in the second division with 21 goals. Lewandowski signed with Lech Poznan in 2008 after playing for Znicz Purszkow. He debuted with Lech in July 2008 in a qualifier match for UEFA Cup against an Azerbaijan team and scored the only goal in the match. In the 2009-2010 season, he managed to get the top scorer title in Poland’s football top division.
The international career for Lewandowski started when he played three times for the U21 team for Poland when playing against England, Belarus, and Finland. He joined the senior team only after a few weeks of his twentieth birthday in September 2008. He played the opening match for the UEFA Euro 2012 in Warsaw against Greece and scored the first goal of the championship in that match.
His first match as a captain for the national team was in the qualifying match for World Cup 2014 on March 2013. He scored two penalties against San Marino and brought his team to won the match. On the qualifying match of the Euro 2016, he scored his first international hat trick in an away match against Gibraltar. During the qualifying match for this year’s Euro, he scored a total of 13 goals in the 10 matches he played.