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Nagelsmann surprised by Lewandowski ‘best striker in the world’

Bayern Munich qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League by throwing Benfica Lisbon on Wednesday at the Allianz Arena (5-2). Robert Lewandowski, author of the trilogy, was still great. What impressed coach Julian Nagelsmann.

It almost seems too simple to him. Since the start of the season, Robert Lewandowski has been walking on the water and collecting goals at an exceptional pace. The Bayern Munich striker scored three more goals against Benfica Lisbon on Wednesday on the fourth day of the Champions League (5-2).

A hat-trick allowed the Bavarian club to qualify for the round of 16. And to confirm his impressive form, like his Polish striker, he has 22 achievements (and two passes) in 16 matches (all competitions). Enough to deceive his coach Julian Nagelsmann, who arrived last summer with the German champions.

Lewandowski himself is surprised by his performance

“We should not only shorten him with his goals, but it is true that he showed the strength of his character, salute to the 34-year-old coach, whose striker is only one year older. He is always looking to score. He is the best striker in the world and will remain so for a long time to come.”

The Poland international (127 caps, 72 goals), who was announced among the nominees for the 2021 Ballon d’Or, himself seems surprised by his amazing performance. Lewandowski said in Amazon Prime Video: “I never thought that you can play so many games with so many goals and assists. In the first twenty minutes, I barely had the ball. It is not easy for a striker to be patient. But after the first goal I always have It’d be a little easier…”

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