Polish professional footballer, Robert Lewandowski has won the 2022 Golden Foot Award at a ceremony held at Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo in Monaco on Wednesday 21, 2022
Speaking after receiving the Golden Foot award, Lewandowski expressed happiness, adding that it was a huge honour for him.
“I am very happy. I am very proud. And for me, it’s a huge honor to win this award, Golden Foot. Because I know that everything what I am doing and I did. I know how hard I have to work for this,” Lewandowski said in a video before the ceremony.
“Also, what is important in our lives (is) that we are trying to do and to be also the good,” he said at the ceremony.
Lewandowski finished his final season with Bayern Munich before joining Barcelona with 35 goals and a German Bundesliga title in 2020, as well as a UEFA Champions League trophy.
Lewandowski, who helped Poland reach the round of 16 of the Qatar World Cup before being eliminated by cup runner-up France, joined Barcelona from Bayern Munich at the start of the season and currently leads the La Liga scoring list with 13 goals.
Türkiye’s Fatih Terim, who previously coached the Turkish national team, Galatasaray, Italy’s Fiorentina, and AC Milan, won the Golden Foot award in the legends category.
Terim secured the 2000 UEFA Cup with Galatasaray and bagged eight Turkish top-tier Super Lig titles as head coach. He was Türkiye’s head coach in the UEFA EURO 96, 2008, and 2016.
The Golden Foot is a prestigious international award that is given to football figures and players for their athletic achievements and personality, and can only be won once. The Golden Foot awards was established in 2003.
‘Lewan’ who is currently playing for Barcelona has enjoyed a strong start to life at the Blaugrana by scoring 13 league goals in 14 appearances in La Liga.