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!


Robert Lewandowski

Age: 27

Club: FC Bayern München

National team: Poland

Idol facts

  • 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.

Click on the video below to watch Lewandowski's heroics against Wolfsburg.