The stars of the German Bundesliga will probably not be complete before you have mentioned Robert Lewandowski. The Polish international is a great playmaker for both his country and his club team, but outside of what we all know him for, many football enthusiasts know nothing about his life off the pitch.
At this point, we will present everything we have collected about the striker, such as his biography, including his career growth and achievements, his finances, and body statistics.
Robert Lewandowski’s Bio and Age
Lewandowski was born the son of parents who were professional athletes. His father, Krzystof Lewandowski, was a national judo champion in Poland and a footballer who played for Hutnik Warszawa in the Polish second division, while his mother, Iwona Lewandowski, was a professional volleyball player for the AZS Warszawa team and later became vice-president of Partyzant Leszno, a Polish football team. Lewandowski’s younger sister Milena Lewandowski came after her mother and played volleyball in the Polish U-21 national team.
The footballer himself was born on 21 August 1988 in Warsaw, Poland, and possibly grew up for the most part in his home country. It is not known which schools he attended, but from the information he received about the development of his football career, it can be deduced that for the youngster, growing up was all about football.
Polish Club Career
The goal scorer of Bayern Munich began his football career as a teenager with the Polish club team MKS Varsovia Warsaw, where he played for 7 years. He moved to Delta Warsaw, secured the selection of the first team, and scored 4 goals in his first season with Delta. In the Polish football season 2006-2007, he climbed up the career ladder when he scored 15 goals for Znicz Pruszków, a team that played in the Polish 3rd division. His impressive performance helped him to advance to the 2nd Polish league. Once again the wild striker broke another record as top scorer in the 2nd division with 6 goals (21) more than in the 3rd division. In total, he scored 37 goals in the 63 missions he played for Znicz Pruszków between 2006 and 2008.
With these records from his short time as a professional footballer, it became clear that Robert Lewandowski was destined for great things in round leather play. Lech Poznan, a Polish football club, signed him in June 2008 and he quickly saw the season as a substitute in July against Azerbaijani club Khazar Lenkoran in a UEFA Cup qualifier. Lewandowski scored the only goal of the match.
He scored his first goal in the Ekstraklasa (Poland’s highest professional football league for men) in his debut match, the first game of the season against GKS Belchatów, where he scored just 4 minutes after his late substitution in the second half. Robert Lewandowski finished his first Ekstraklasa season as the second-best scorer with 18 goals from 42 games. The following season he scored the same number of goals, but this time he secured the first place as the best scorer. This achievement helped his team; Lech Poznan won the 2009-10 championship. Lewandowski scored 41 goals in all 82 games for which Lech Poznan had planned to use him in the Polish football season 2008-9 to 2009-10.
Bundesliga Club Career
For a registration fee of around EUR 4.5 million in June 2010, Robert Lewandowski agreed to play in the Bundesliga for Borussia Dortmund for four years. The striker scored his first goal at the 3:1 regional derby (a football match in German football between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04) against Schalke 04. Lewandowski was very successful with the black and yellow team, becoming the third-highest scorer in his first season with 22 goals and 6 assists. He finished his last season with 28 goals from 48 games with Dortmund. In summary, the Polish striker has played a total of 187 missions for Dortmund and scored 103 goals in the 2010-11 to 2013-14 Bundesliga season. His successes with the Borussians include the Bundesliga championships 2010-11, 2011-12, the DFB Cup victory 2011-12, the DFL Supercup victory 2013, and the memory of the UEFA Champions League runners-up 2012-13.
The next German club team for which Robert Lewandowski was involved became The Bavarians; FC Bayern München on 3 January 2014. On 13 August 2014, he made his debut in a competitive match for the star cast in a 2-0 defeat to his former team Borussia Dortmund in the German Super Cup 2014. He began to find a high-quality regular season in the FC Hollywood team and won the Bundesliga title 2014-15 with them in his first season. Overall, he has won the Bundesliga championship with Bayern in all seasons 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 with an additional 3 consecutive titles. Lewandowski’s career can also look forward to a DFB Poka victory in 2015-16 and a DFL Supercup victory in 2016, 2017 with Bayern Munich. So far he has scored a total of 151 goals in his 195 club appearances for the German club team.
On the home side, Robert Lewandowski plays for the Polish national team and began playing for his home team in 2008. He has scored 52 goals from the 92 appearances in the national jersey. As age is still on his side, he will make many more contributions to the Polish men’s national team.
What is his Net Worth and how much is his Salary?
The footballer is one of the best strikers his generation has ever seen. He is very productive when he stands in front of a goalpost and scores a goal at the slightest opportunity. It’s no wonder that he finished the 2017-18 European football season with Bayern Munich as a first assist (14 assists) and the best scorer with 29 goals.
For all this, and for all his many professional successes, Robert Lewandowski has net assets of 45 million dollars or around 38 million euros. His annual salary is approximately $14 million, which is the equivalent of approximately €12 million.
Robert Lewandowski’s Wife
Robert was born the son of parents who were sports professionals, he is also an athlete himself and has certainly married an athlete. Yes, he did, Robert Lewandowski is married to Anna Stachurska, a karate world champion of 2009, they were married on 22 June 2013 in Warsaw and on 4 May 2017 they got a girl named Klara.
Anna Stachurska, now Anna Lewandowski, was born on 7 September 1988 in Lódz as the daughter of Bogdan and Maria Stachurski in Poland. She is a graduate of the Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw. The athlete, nutrition expert, and traditional karate woman represented her country in many karate battles and won several medals at European and World Championships. In her career, she has won 6 medals at European Karate Championships in various age categories and 29 medals at Polish Championships. She was awarded the title of nutrition expert in 2013 and now runs a health blog called Healthy Plan by Ann, where she gives nutrition advice to her readers.
Body Measurements and Height
Robert Lewandowski is impressively tall at 1.85 meters. The player with the number 9 in the jersey of the Bavarians and Poles weighs about 79 kg (174 lbs).
His body measurements were given as follows:
- Chest: 401/2 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches