Robert Lewandowski is a distinct breed.
The Bayern Munich striker hit his THIRTEENTH Bundesliga hat-trick as they ran riot towards Stuttgart within the first-half of their conflict on Saturday.
Extremely, Bayern managed to attain 4 objectives AFTER Alphonso Davies was dismissed within the 12th minute on the Allianz Enviornment.
Lewandowski acquired three of them, and did it in model too with a aim from his left foot, proper foot and head to finish an ideal hat-trick… in simply 22 minutes.
This newest treble got here after the Polish striker additionally hit three previous former membership Borussia Dortmund earlier this month.
Lewandowski now has THIRTY-FIVE objectives in simply 26 matches this season, backing claims he’s THE greatest goalscorer in world soccer proper now.
He’s on observe to be a entrance runner for the Ballon d’Or, essentially the most coveted particular person prize in soccer and one he was desperately unlucky to not win final yr because it was cancelled as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
Lewandowski’s treble towards Stuttgart means he’s now simply 5 objectives off equalling Gerd Muller’s file for essentially the most objectives scored in a single prime flight season in Germany.
Germany icon Muller hit 40 within the 1971/72 marketing campaign and Lewandowski has eight matches left of the season to emulate that feat.
His hat-trick additionally means he has scored 40-plus objectives in all competitions for the SIXTH season in a row.
However he will certainly be cautious as Erling Haaland, who netted twice for Dortmund towards Koln on Saturday to take his tally to 21 objectives this season, has a few years forward to catch-up if he doesn’t transfer overseas.