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Robert Lewandowski Reacts To 190,000 Fans Signing A Petition To Bring The Ballon d'Or Back

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Robert Lewandowski Reacts To 190,000 Fans Signing A Petition To Bring The Ballon d'Or Back

Robert Lewandowski has thanked over 190,000 fans for signing a petition to bring the 2020 Ballon d'Or back.

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Many believe the Bayern Munich forward was on his way to winning the award prior to France Football scrapping it amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Lewandowski scored 55 goals in all competitions last season to help his side to a legendary treble.

Now, the Polish international has reacted to Bleacher Report's petition to award the Ballon d'Or this year and he was incredibly humble.

"I have to say wow and thank you for everything, because I said that to win the Ballon d'Or is for every player to dream [of]," he begun.

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"And I know the numbers what we did and what I did this season, how I played, how we were playing, that was something amazing.

"I think so, in this world, what we are living now is for everyone the same world, and that's why I mean should be staying the same like before.

"I want to say thank you for all the fans who stayed behind me, who want the Ballon d'Or coming back, and coming back in this year maybe, you never know."

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Lewandowski himself thinks he was the most deserving of the top individual prize in world football.

The 32-year-old told Onet earlier this year: "We won everything there was to be won. I was the top scorer in every competition. I think if a player has achieved that much, he should win the Ballon d'Or."

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He thrived alongside all of Bayern's wingers last campaign and this summer has seen the arrival of Leroy Sane from Manchester City.

Sane is one of the world's best wingers but fell out of favour at City before suffering a horrific cruciate ligament injury last August.

Lewandowski has assured fans he'll be helping get the German get up to speed.

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"I want to push him hard in every single training to make him realise what he doesn't know he has," he explained per Daily Mail.

"I want him to work harder to show something special because he's an amazing guy and I think with him we can play another tactical system very well.

"That's why I see his massive potential and in my experience you have to push these players to make them play better and better.

"I know he has huge talent and if you work hard and train at 100 per cent then you will become a better player."

Featured Image Credit: Bleacher Report

Topics: Football News, Football, Robert Lewandowski, Legends, Ballon d'Or, Bayern Munich, Take a bow, reactions

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