Football: Poland’s Lewandowski earns crown as Bundesliga top scorer
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Poland's star football player Robert Lewandowski has been crowned the top scorer of Germany's Bundesliga premier league in the 2017/2018 season, his third such trophy since he began playing in Germany in 2010.
Robert Lewandowski poses with the trophy for the German Bundesliga's top scorer after a match between Bayern Munich and VfB Stuttgart in Munich on Saturday. Photo: EPA/PHILIPP GUELLAND
The Polish goal machine, who plays for Germany’s Bayern Munich club, on Saturday ended the Bundesliga season on 29 goals, 14 more than runner-up Nils Petersen of the Freiburg side.
The Polish forward topped the league chart with 30 goals for Bayern in the 2015/2016 season and earned the title two years earlier with 20 goals for Borussia Dortmund.
Bayern on Saturday lost 1-4 to VfB Stuttgart in a rare home defeat on the final match day, but came top of the Bundesliga overall for a sixth straight time, beating runner-up Schalke 04 by 21 points.
In addition to notching up a strong Bundesliga season, Lewandowski scored five goals in this season’s Champions League, where his Bayern lost in the semifinals to Real Madrid.
The Pole has also found the back of the net five times in the German Cup this season.
Bayern face off against Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Cup final in Berlin on Saturday.