It seemed inevitable for months, but Robert Lewandowski has now officially broken Gerd Müller’s record for most goals in a single Bundesliga season, surpassing the German legend on the final day of the 2020-21 season with his 41st goal of the season. The Bavarians smashed Augsburg to pieces on Saturday in a 5-2 win, in which Lewandowski was far and away man of the match.
One of the best forwards to ever play the game, Robert Lewandowski has had a career that many could only ever dream of. But the Polish striker’s career could have been very different had he signed for Blackburn Rovers as planned back in 2010. Luckily for Borussia Dortmund and Bundesliga fans alike, a volcano changed his fortunes around.
It seemed inevitable for months, but Robert Lewandowski has now officially equaled Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a single Bundesliga season – 40. The Bavarians failed to beat Freiburg on Saturday in a 2-2 draw, but still had reason to celebrate with Lewandowski’s penalty kick goal to equal the record.