One of football’s greatest strikers, he scored his 41st goal in the Bundesliga for Bayern Munich in the last minute of the last day of the 2020/21 season to surpass Gerd Muller’s record of 40 goals, which dated back to 1971/72. Played a key role in Bayern’s ninth successive Bundesliga success and won the European Golden Shoe. Began the 2021/22 season by reaching the landmark of 300 goals for Bayern in all competitions. On December 17, Lewandowski set the Bundesliga record for most goals in a calendar year with his 43rd goal. He has now scored more than 500 senior career goals for club and country. In November, he finished second in the 2021 Ballon d'Or behind Lionel Messi.