Lewandowski Named Polish Personality Of The Year 2015.
FC Bayern München and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski has been named Polish Sports Personality of the Year 2015.
The 27-year-old Polish International ,who has scored 23 goals in 26 appearances in all competitions for the league leaders Bayern Munchen this season, becomes the first footballer in 33 years to win the award, which has been running since 1926 and is voted for by readers of Polish sports magazine Przegląd Sportowy.
He said“This honour really means a lot to me. I’m very happy,” commented Lewandowski at the Qatar training camp and thanked his team-mates: “I’m a team player. This honour implies that the whole team Bayern as well as the Poland squad must have played very well.”
2015 was indeed an outstanding year for the Bayern Munchen striker. He scored 38 goals in 51 competitive fixtures, and On 22 September 2015 he made history with his five-goal haul in nine minutes against Wolfsburg, the fastest in any major European football league since records have been kept.
In addition the 27-year-old netted ten times in seven matches for Poland.The Polish International equalled the European championship qualifiers goalscoring record with 13 goals in ten games, sealing a berth at the Euro 2016 finals for Poland almost single-handedly.
Today’s president of the Polish FA and former Juventus and AS Roma player Zbigniew Boniek was the last footballer to receive the award before Lewandowski in 1982! , Lewandowski is only the third football player to win this award
The Bayern Munchen striker is the first footballer in 33 years to win the ” Polish Sports Personality of the Year Award “The Bayern Munchen Star won the Bundesliga in his first campaign. He has totalled over 100 goals in Germany’s top division, and reached the century mark quicker than any other foreign player.He indeed is a special talent.