Applause and congratulations to Robert Lewandowski! Wonderful day! Historical record of Gerd Mueller broken! Robert Lewandowski scored the 41st goal this league season in 90 minutes. match against Augsburg! Pride! Thank you! - President Andrzej Duda wrote on Twitter on Saturday.
Lewandowski became the all-time record holder in terms of the number of goals scored in one season of the Bundesliga football. In Saturday's game of the last round, he defeated Augsburg goalkeeper Rafał Gikiewicz, increasing his achievements to 41 goals. Lewandowski hit the net in the 90th minute of the match in Munich, and the referee ended the match shortly after this goal.
Lewandowski shared the record with Gerd Mueller, who scored 40 goals in the 1971/72 competition since last week. No one else has come close to this achievement, but Mueller himself still had seasons in which he scored 38 (1969/70) and 36 goals (1972/73).
Apart from the ongoing games, Lewandowski's best achievement was 34 goals in the 2019/20 season. (PAP)