Bayern Munich forward, Robert Lewandowski have been voted Germany’s best player of the season after a great season.
Robert Lewandowski was the runaway winner of the title awarded by the football magazine Kicker, following a vote by journalists.
The Poland international won the award ahead of his teammates Thomas Muller and Joshua Kimmich who also played a huge role in Bayern Munich’s achievement this season.
Lewandowski received 276 votes, well ahead of Thomas Muller (54 votes) and Joshua Kimmich (49).
“I’m very proud,” Lewandowski told Kicker. “Expectations are getting higher and higher and every year I try to surpass them.”
The striker amassed 55 goals for Bayern, finishing top scorer in every club competition in which he played.
He hit 34 in the Bundesliga, 15 in the Champions League and six in the German Cup, as Bayern won all three.
He is a favourite for the world Player of the Year prize.
FIFA has said they want to make the award despite the new coronavirus pandemic, but a date has not yet been set.
“I can’t think of any other player who is more deserving than him to be named FIFA World Player of the Year,” said Bayern coach Hansi Flick, who was named best German coach ahead of last year’s winner, Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp.