- Robert Lewandowski discusses Bayern’s shot at world glory
- He displays on successful The Best FIFA Men’s Player award
- “I try to be the best Lewandowski every season.”
The Best is within the constructing. Robert Lewandowski touched down in Doha yesterday for the FIFA Club World Cup™.
His 24 targets in 19 appearances have FC Bayern München high of the Bundesliga, and now he’ll look to place Al Ahly SC to the sword in Monday’s semi-closing. The Qatar 2020 trophy would complete a historic sextuple for the Bavarian behemoths and equal the feat of Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona in 2009/10.
Lewandowski chatted to FIFA.com about that mission, their UEFA Champions League triumph, being topped The Best FIFA Men’s Player and whether or not he’s at his peak.
This shall be your first Club World Cup. Do you suppose it will likely be particular?
Yeah, I believe so. It shall be actually particular for us, not just for me. It’s the very best workforce in Europe taking part in towards the very best groups from different [continents]. It shall be, for us, a brand new problem. We wish to win this title, for positive.
Will taking part in towards groups from completely different elements of the world, with completely different types, be a problem?
It shall be nothing new for us. We play so much of video games in our nationwide groups towards groups from all world wide. It shall be particular, however we’re prepared for this. We’re able to attempt to win the subsequent title. We’ve received the whole lot that we might have received from . This is the final title we can win. We know we’re taking part in towards the very best groups from continents all around the world. It’s our subsequent problem and we’re prepared for it.
First up you might have Al Ahly within the semi-finals…
If you’re right here at this competitors, it means you’re a robust workforce. But it doesn’t matter how good they’re – we now have to be higher. We need to combat for this win. We need to push from the primary minute. We have to indicate our greatest expertise, give our greatest soccer after which we now have the possibility to beat them.
Are issues more difficult this season?
Now, as a result of of COVID, we now have to play nearly each three days. It’s a giant, massive problem for each workforce, not just for us. Usually you get one week, typically two weeks between video games, and that is enormous. We additionally know that we now have the European Championship after this season. We need to be prepared, we now have to remain in kind the entire season. This is the large problem, however we’re prepared for it as a result of we knew earlier than the season began one thing like this might occur. If we now have the possibility to win one thing, we now have to be sturdy, we now have to be targeted.
How did it really feel to win the Champions League?
It was a tremendous feeling, a tremendous night time for us. The complete day of the ultimate was so memorable. The first few seconds after the ultimate whistle, what I felt was one thing particular. I didn’t precisely know what it meant, however I can say that the dream had come true.
Would successful the Club World Cup put the icing on the cake for Bayern?
Yeah, precisely. I believe if we win this Club World Cup it will complete one of the biggest historic achievements in all of soccer. We know we’re so shut, however we now have to remain 100-per-cent concentrated. It can be actually particular. Not only for Bayern or for Germany, however it will be one of the biggest historic achievements from all around the world.
How a lot did successful The Best FIFA Men’s Player imply to you?
Lots, so much. In the primary moments you don’t realise precisely what it means, however over the subsequent days and weeks you realise that you just’ve received perhaps crucial title in your life. It was superb. But I do know that what I received was as a result of of what we received as a workforce. I hope we can proceed successful titles.
You’re scoring targets relentlessly. Do you suppose that is the very best model of Lewandowski we’ve ever seen.
I’m attempting to maintain doing these items. For years I’ve been listening to that that is the very best Lewandowski. It doesn’t matter how outdated I’m. I can nonetheless get higher, enhance my expertise. But I do know that I’m feeling good. I attempt to be the very best Lewandowski each season.