Robert Lewandowski wins UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award

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Robert Lewandowski

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski has received the 2019/20 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award.

“It’s an amazing feeling. I would like to thank the teammates and coaches I work with every day. Obviously I’d like to thank my family as well,” mentioned Lewandowski as per the Bayern’s official web site on Thursday. “As a little boy I dreamed of playing in the big stadiums. Standing here now means a lot to me,” continued the 32-year-old.

The Pole scored 55 targets in 47 video games on the method to the 2020 treble – he solely missed 5 video games – and was the prime scorer in the Bundesliga (34 targets), Champions League (15) and the DFB Cup (6). He additionally offered 10 assists.

Meanwhile, his teammate Manuel Neuer grew to become goalkeeper of the yr, Joshua Kimmich was chosen as greatest defender, whereas De Bruyne received the prize for the greatest midfielder.

Bayern coach Hans-Dieter Flick acquired the UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year 2019/20 award.

The jury was composed of the 80 coaches of the golf equipment which participated in the group levels of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, along with 55 journalists chosen by the European Sports Media (ESM) group from every of UEFA’s member associations.

In girls’s class, Pernille Harder, finalist with Wolfsburg, now with Chelsea, received the 2019/20 UEFA Women’s Player of the Year, her second time taking the accolade after her success in 2018.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the late end to the 2019/20 season, the participant awards ceremony came about in Switzerland.

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