Who is Robert Lewandowski?

Robert Lewandowski is a Polish professional football player who started his football career in 1996. He had his youth career started from 1996 to 2004 and from 2005, he began his senior career. Likewise, he is well-known for playing in the Bayern Munich football club and Poland National Team. Moreover, he is also the captain of Poland’s national team. When he became 20 years old, he made his international debut for the senior Poland national team. Talking more, he is the all-time top scorer for Poland with 55 goals over 90 caps. Currently, he is regarded as one of the prolific goalscorers of the generation. Additionally, he has also been featured as the fifth-best footballer on the planet by the Guardian in 2015. This famous footballer has also received the Polish Player of the Year title seven times.

Quick Info
Full NameRobert Lewandowski
ProfessionProfessional football player
Birth Date21 August 1988
Birth PlaceWarsaw, Poland
Parents NameKrzysztof Lewandowski
Iwona Lewandowski
Siblings1 sister- Milena
Net Worth 2020$85 million
WifeAnna Stachurska (2013-Present)
Children2 daughters- Klara, Laura
Height6 feet and half inches (184 cm/1.84m)
Weight80 kg (176lbs)

Robert Lewandowski


Robert Lewandowski also known as Lwey, Rob was born on 21 August 1988 in Warsaw, Poland. He was born to his father Krzysztof Lewandowski, a national judo champion and also a football player, and to his mother Iwona Lewandowski, a one-time football player for AZS Warsaw. She is also the vice president of Partyzant Leszno. Moreover, he grew alongside his sister named Milena. Additionally, he is currently 42 years old and is of Leo star sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Robert Lewandowski holds a Polish nationality. As per his ethnicity, he belongs to White and follows Polish Catholicism as his religion. Besides, he has an athletic body type. He stands 6 feet and half inches (184 cm/1.84m) tall and weighs 80 kg (176lbs). Moreover, he has a pair of gray-colored eyes with black hair color.

Early Life/Education

Robert Lewandowski graduated in Physical Education with coaching and management. He started his football career at a local club named Partyzant Leszno. He then joined the MKS Varsovia Warsaw and played with them for seven years.


This famous Polish footballer has an active social media accounts with a huge fan following. His Instagram handle (_rl9) has 20.3 million followers and his Twitter account (@lewy_official) has 1.4 million followers. Likewise, his official Facebook page has 16 million followers.

Personal Life

Robert Lewandowski is married to Anna Stachurska after their five years of relationship. They engaged in 2012 and married on 22 June 2013. Anna is also a Polish sports star who has won the bronze medal at the 2009 Karate World Cup. This couple together has two daughters named Klara, born on 4 May 2017, and Laura, born on 6 May 2020.

Robert Lewandowski


Early Career 

After playing for MKS for his youth career, Robert joined the Delta Warsaw in 2005. He appeared in seventeen matches and scored a total of 4 goals. Likewise, he then joined Legia Warsaw II for the 2005-2006 season and played in twelve matches and scored a total of two goals. From 2006 to 2008 he played for Znicz Pruszkow and made a total of 36 goals. Likewise, he also scored the position of becoming the top scorer in the Polish third and second division. In June 2008, he signed Lech Poznan football club.

He made his debut match for Lech in the first round of the UEFA Cup and he was only the one to score a goal which proved his efficiency. In that season, he played in 42 matches where he scored a total of 18 goals. Likewise, he also performed well in the next season by scoring a total of 18 goals. Moreover, he also made his team win the championship of the 2009-2010 season.

Borussia Dortmund

Robert Lewandowski signed a four-year contract with Borussia Dortmund in June 2010. He made his first goal for this team in a match against Schalke 04 in September. In the 2011-12 season, he led his team to many victories. He also scored two goals in a 2-0 win against SV Sandhausen. Moreover, he also received the title of the Best Player of the Year in Poland due to his amazing performances. He became the third top scorer, with a total of 22 goals. Likewise, in the next season also he performed very well. Robert helped his team in a 2-1 victory against Werder Bremen. Moreover, he also became one of the first players to score four goals in a Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid. But sadly, they lost to Bayern Munich 2-1 in the finale.

Furthermore, he played another season with Dortmund and became the top scorer in the Bundesliga. Overall, he appeared in 131 matches scoring a total of 74 goals for Borussia Dortmund.

Bayern Munich

Robert signed a five-year contract with Bayern Munich for the 2014-2015 season. This was a rival club of the Dortmund’s. In his debut match, he lost against Dortmund from 2-0. For the rest of the season, he performed well and made a total of 49 match appearances with 25 goals. Likewise, in the 2015-16 season, he made a record by scoring five goals within nine minutes. This is the fastest goal in any major European football league for which he received four certificates by the Guinness World Records. Moreover, he finished the season with 42 goals in 51 matches. For the next season, he became a top goalscorer and also reached the top ten highest goalscorers in the Bundesliga. He finished the season with 42 goals in 47 matches.

Furthermore, his 2018-2019 season became the third-fastest player to score 50 goals in the Champions League. Also, he finished the season scoring 40 goals in 47 matches. His another season’s debut match happened against Energie Cottbus where he scored his first goal. They won the match by 3-1 victory. In the same season, he also extended his contract with Bayern till 2023. Currently, he is playing for his 2020-2021 season. Moreover, on 17 December 2020, he became the first Polish player to win ‘The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award 2020’ breaking the record of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi winning the award.

The international career of Robert Lewandowski

Robert made his debut for the senior national team in September 2008. He came as a substitute in a match against San Marino and scored a goal to help his team earn a 2-0 victory. This helped their team qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Moreover, he also played for the UEFA Euro 2012 and was named Man of the Match for his first match. He also played for UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup qualification.

Robert Lewandowski


Robert Lewandowski has led his team to win several matches and also he has earned several awards for himself. In 2015, he became the IFFHS World’s Top Goal Scorer of the Year. He received the naming like Polish Revelation of the Year in 2008 and the Polish Footballer of the Year seven times from 2011 to 2017. Moreover, he is also named as the Bundesliga Player of the Year for the 2016-2017 season.

Net Worth of Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski is an amazing football player who has an estimated net worth of $85 million as of 2021.