Robert Lewandowski's ruthlessness in front of goal this season has propelled FC Bayern München to the league summit, with his five-goal haul against VfL Wolfsburg on Matchday 6 proving to be one of the highlights of the campaign so far. Vote for him now via our Twitter feed: @Bundesliga_EN!
Club: FC Bayern München
National team: Poland
- The striker recently entered the Guinness Book of Records for scoring five goals against VfL Wolfsburg on Matchday 6.
- Lewandowski scores the fastest hat-trick, fastest four-goal haul, fastest five-goal haul and the most goals by a substitute in history.
- Pep Guardiola, who has also coached Lionel Messi, could hardly believe his eyes after Lewandowski’s record-breaking feats (see above)...
- With 34 international goals, Lewandowski is fifth on Poland’s all-time scoring list. His 13 goals in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying inspired Poland to second place behind Germany in Group D and a place at the finals in France.
- Lewandowski scored 20 goals for Borussia Dortmund in 2013/14, ending the season as the Bundesliga’s top scorer.