Robert Lewandowski and spouse Anna have made themselves at home in Munich since moving there in 2014. - © © gettyimages / Alexandra Beier
Robert Lewandowski and spouse Anna have made themselves at home in Munich since moving there in 2014. - © © gettyimages / Alexandra Beier
Bundesliga

The Essentials: Robert Lewandowski

Munich – A three-time Bundesliga champion, a record-breaking goalscorer and the quickest foreign-born player to 100 top-flight goals in Germany, Robert Lewandowski is already well known to opposing defences, but the unassuming FC Bayern München forward keeps himself to himself off the pitch. bundesliga.com has done some digging on the remarkable Poland international...

Sporting genes

Robert Lewandowski was born in Warsaw on 21 August, 1988. His father, Krzysztof, was a Polish Judo champion, and his mother, Iwona, was a professional volleyball player, who played for AZS Warsaw. His sister also inherited the sporting genes and has previously represented Poland as part of the nation's U21 volleyball team. Krzysztof always believed his son would make it onto the world stage and named him 'Robert' to avoid giving the international press an inconvenient tongue-twister.

Big loss

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