Robert Lewandowski Explains Why He Wants to Leave Bayern Munich


Robert Lewandowski Explains Why He Wants to Leave Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich's forward player, Robert Lewandowski, had released what seem more like a goodbye message to the supporters of the club.

Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski


Thr Polish striker was speaking during a podcast with a Polish website. According to the 33-year-old, his decision to leave Bayern Munich is not about money but emotions and passion.

Firstly, something went out inside me and it's something you can't recover, can't make up for. With what I acquired thanks to Bayern -- and (reciprocally) Bayern thanks to me -- it would be better to find a solution acceptable to both parties.After eight seasons together, "loyalty and respect are more important than business, I think," continued the striker, insisting he would leave behind 'friends' rather than 'colleagues. Even close friends. With some, we spent eight years together seeing each other almost every day,

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The forward man joined Bayern Munich from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2014. He won one UEFA Champions League title and eight Bundesliga titles with the Bavarians.

He scored 41 goals last season and overtook Germany's Gerd Muller's 40 achieved in the 1971-72 season. He is the third-highest goal scorer in the history of the Champions League, tied with Real Madrid's Karim Benzema on 86 goals, behind Cristiano Ronaldo on 140 goals and Lionel Messi on 125 goals.