Robert Lewandowski has insisted that his focus stays solely on successful trophies with Barcelona and never battling Actual Madrid’s Karim Benzema for the honour of being the world’s high striker.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi loved a aggressive rivalry throughout their time on the two La Liga giants and, with Lewandowski shifting to Camp Nou this summer time, there’s now one other straight comparability between two of the sport’s high abilities – each can be on the rostrum for the Ballon d’Or.
Lewandowski bagged 50 objectives and 7 assists in 46 appearances final season for Bayern Munich, whereas Benzema racked up 44 and 15 in the identical variety of video games with Actual.
It has all of the elements of a improbable rivalry, however in keeping with Lewandowski, it is not one he’s all for moving into.
“I have a look at myself and my crew, not at others,” he informed Sport1. “In fact you’re looking ahead to video games just like the Clasico and Benzema is a superb striker, however ultimately it’s about successful titles with Barca. The whole lot else is irrelevant.”
The Poland worldwide even careworn that he doesn’t care about particular person prizes just like the Ballon d’Or, responding to claims he solely moved to La Liga to spice up his probabilities of successful.
“I’ve all the time mentioned that the success of the crew drives me,” Lewandowski continued. “Such prizes are good extras, however that’s not why I wished to go to Spain. What was partly written was not true.”