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By Mike Parrott
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski claims that he would be the winner of the 2020 Ballon D'Or. The prestigious award was cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robert Lewandowski has had an incredible year.
Finishing as the top goalscorer in the UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga, and DFB Pokal, as well as being a part of Bayern Munich's second-ever treble winning team, The Polish striker has been the best player in the world.
However, due to the 2020 Ballon D'Or being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lewandowski won't be able to pick up the award he rightfully deserves.
:flag_pl: An unforgettable season for Robert Lewandowski :top: @FCBayernEN ' #UCL pic.twitter.com/vx98Vwj1qA
- UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) August 27, 2020
Even though the majority of the European leagues finished their season as well as the Champions League being concluded, the confusing choice to cancel the award is still being upheld.
When asked about this, Lewandowski said that he fully deserves the award after his incredible season.
In an interview with Polish outlet, Sportowe Fakty, Lewandowski was asked who he would have given the Ballon D'Or to.
"I'd give the Ballon d'Or to myself. We've won everything there was to win and I was top scorer in every competition. Any other player in my position would receive it."
Can't even argue with that. pic.twitter.com/SsjRmW0OOT
- Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) August 29, 2020
When asked to explain his decision, Lewandowski then backed it up with facts.
"We won everything we could with Bayern. In every competition: Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League, I was the top scorer. I understand that the pressure of other parties on another player may be greater.
"But it's not like every footballer would win the Golden Ball by achieving what I do?" he replied.
Do you think Robert Lewaandowski would have won the 2020 Ballon D'Or if it wasn't cancelled?
Let us know in the comments below.
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