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Ballon d’Or 2020: Lewandowski tipped to win award forward of Messi

Bayern Munich supervisor, Hansi Flick, has tipped Robert Lewandowski to win the Ballon d’Or this yr after he netted his 51st function of their DFB-Pokal ultimate win on Saturday evening.

Lewandowski scored a brace as Bayern beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 on Saturday to retain their DFB-Pokal crown.

The Bundesliga champions have additionally gained a home double for the second one successive season.

Lewandowski crowned the scoring charts within the league with 34 objectives, to guide Bayern to an 8th consecutive identify.

The Poland striker has netted 11 occasions within the Champions League, which resumes in August.

“If I measure for objectives now and I see that he has scored 34 objectives within the Bundesliga this yr, then you’ll be able to take into consideration how a participant from the Bundesliga can turn out to be the Ballon d’Or winner.

“So why no longer? He has laid all of the groundwork with this fulfillment this yr and I would need him neatly,” Flick advised newshounds after the sport.

Barcelona famous person, Lionel Messi, took house the Ballon d’Or in 2019, edging Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is the final Bayern participant to win the person prize in 1981.

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