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Robert Lewandowski Beat Messi, Ronaldo To Best FIFA Men’s Player Award

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Polish footballer, Robert Lewandowski, has won the Best FIFA Men’s Player award.

Lewandowski was named winner of the award on Thursday night during a virtual ceremony.

The Bayern Munich striker, 32,  picked the award ahead of likely favourites Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Lewandowski became favourite to win the award after enjoying a historic treble-winning season with his club, winning the Champions League, the Bundesliga, and the German Cup in 2020.

He also scored 55 goals in just 47 games last season and finished as the top scorer in the league, cup, and Champions League

FIFA president Gianni Infantino personally to hand over the award, which recognised achievements between July 2019 and October 2020, to the Poland striker.

Robert Lewandowski defeats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win FIFA?s best player award

In his acceptance speech, Lewandowski said: ‘If you win such an award and share that title with Messi and Ronaldo, that is unbelievable and it means so much to me.

‘A long time ago, I remember I was longing for something like this and now I can win such an award.

‘This really means, regardless of where you come from, all that matters is what you put into it.’

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