The Polish striker is now the German Bundesliga’s top non-German goalscorer after overtaking Peruvian Claudio Pizarro.
Robert Lewandowski scored two goals in today’s Bayern Munich 6-0 trashed of Wolfsburg.
And thanks to that, the overtake Peruvian Claudio Pizarro’s record as the top non-German goalscorer in the German Bundesliga.
The striker has scored 197 goals in 281 appearances since 2010, with 123 of them being scored with the red shirt and the rest when he was part of Borussia Dortmund.
“I have to say I’m very, very proud to have achieved something like this,” the 30-year-old Lewandowski told bundesliga.com
“I know Claudio’s still playing, but I’m not done yet either, and I want to continue scoring goals.”
Thanks to his goals, the Bavarians are currently in the first place of the table with 57 points.
They have won 18 out of 25 matches, drawing three times and losing only four.
“I’m delighted to have scored against Wolfsburg,” he continued.
“We played really well. I’m really happy with how things are going right now.”
Lewandowski is followed by Claudio Pizarro with 195 goals in 466 appearances.
The third place in the non-German top goalscorer list is Giovane Elber with 171 goals in 260 matches.
In fourth place, Vedad Ibisevic has 119 goals in 309 appearances, while Ailton scored 106 goals in 228 games.
Lewandowski and Bayern are still fighting for a treble, as they continue to be alive in the Bundesliga, the UEFA Champions League and the DFB Pokal.
There are nine games left at the national championship with the match against Borussia Dortmund on April 6th as the most important game of the season.
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