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#UCL: Robert Lewandowski Sets UEFA Champions League Record| See Details

Robert Lewandowski has continued to show the world that age is just is number when it comes to scoring goals in top competitions.

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Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski

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The Polish striker scored a hat trick in 22 minutes in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League against Salzburg at the Allianz Arena. This made him to become the first player to achieve this feat beating the previous record of 25 minutes held by Marco Simeone in 1994.

The 33-year-old became the first player in top-flight European football to score over 40 goals across all competitions in the 2021/22 season. This is the seventh consecutive season he has scored more than 40 goals. He also became Bayern's highest goal scorer in Europe beating Gerd Muller's record of 66 goals scored, the Polish has 68 goals to his name.

He also joined the league of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to score more than 10 goals in three Champions League seasons. He also has the highest number of goals scored by any player in Europe's top five leagues this season.

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