Lewandowski writes himself into the Club World Cup history books
Robert Lewandowski has long made a name for himself in the Bundesliga and the Champions League. Now the FIFA Club World Cup has also become acquainted with the special skills of the reigning World Footballer of the Year. In his first appearance at the tournament, the No.9 scored a brace to send FC Bayern to a 2-0 win over Al Ahly in the semi-finals, propelling them into next Thursday's final against Tigres UANL.
Lewandowski thus became the first Pole to score at the Club World Cup - yet another entry in the history books for the record goalscorer. "A World Cup is always something special," the exceptional striker said happily afterwards when he was awarded Man of the Match. Lewandowski has been in incredible form for a long time. After 27 games this season, he's already scored 29 goals.
Sixth trophy in sight
Thanks to his goals, Bayern can continue to dream of a historic sixth title in one year - and Lewandowski has his sights firmly set on doing just that. "The final will be a big game. Starting tomorrow, our focus will be on Tigres," said the goalscorer, who was top scorer in every competition he played in last season. Tigres' André-Pierre Gignac has scored three times in the Club World Cup so far. The Bayern attacker will need to score at least one goal on Thursday for the Pole to be crowned top scorer once more.
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