Robert Lewandowski equals Ronaldo’s record of most goals In a calendar year

Robert Lewandowski matches Cristiano Ronaldo in the list of ‘most goals scored during a calendar year’; Lionel Messi remains untouchable.

Bayern Munich’ star striker Robert Lewandowski has another feather to his cap. Within the Bundesliga giants’ last league game of 2021 against Wolfsburg, Lewandowski equalled Cristiano Ronaldo’s record for many goals scored in a calendar year. The Polish forward bagged his 69th strike of the year, rating the penultimate goal in Bayern Munich’ 4-0 convert VFL Wolfsburg on Friday. Lewandowski matched Cristiano Ronaldo’s record with this goal, which the five-time Ballon d’Or winner had achieved in 2013 while donning the colours of la Liga giants Real Madrid.

Lewy’ tally of goals in 2021 has currently placed him joint second within the list of most goals scored in an exceedingly year by active players across all competitions. Robert Lewandowski’ kind hardly comes as a surprise, as fans of the game still dialogue over the striker not receiving the Ballon d’Or 2021 trophy that Lionel Messi bagged. Within the Argentine’ acceptance speech, he had claimed, “You (Lewandowski) were the winner last year, and France soccer should offer you the award. You merit it; you ought to have it reception too.”

Former Barcelona legend and Paris Saint-Germain striker Lionel Messi continues to guide the list of most goals webby in an exceedingly year with ninety-one strikes to his name. In terms of the general list and current and former soccer stars, Messi topnotch the charts with words of Germany’ Gerd Muller, legendary Brazilian players Pele, Romario and Zico placed sooner than Lewandowski and Ronaldo within the list.

Players with the most goals scored in one calendar year:

1. Lionel Messi 2012 – 91
2. Gerd Müller 1972 – 85
3. Pelé 1958 – 75
4. Romário 2000 – 72
5. Pelé 1965 – 72
6. Zico 1979 – 72
7. Robert Lewandowski 2021 – 69
8. Cristiano Ronaldo 2013 – 69

Matching Manchester United icon Cristiano Ronaldo’s accomplishment wasn’t the sole milestone Robert Lewandowski achieved within the final game against Wolfsburg. The goal scored in last night’ game was the 33-year-old’ forty-third strike in Bundesliga this year, putting him previously the legendary Gerd Muller in the list of most goals scored at intervals one calendar year in the competition.

Most Bundesliga scored in a calendar year:

1. Lewandowski 2021 – 43
2. Gerd Müller 1972 – 42
3. Dieter Müller 1977 – 39
4. Gerd Müller 1976 – 36
5. Gerd Müller 1968 – 35

This season, Robert Lewandowski has continued his terrific type for Bayern metropolis, having reticular eighteen times thus far within the league. Interestingly, the complete Wolfsburg team hasn’t scored several goals! Lewy’ love for grading against Wolfsburg is known, having scored twenty-three goals in twenty previous Bundesliga games against them.

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