THE BALL – Lewandowski sets reform deadline and assesses comparisons with Messi (Bayern Munich)

Protagonist of a new good season with Bayern Munich – he has already scored 30 goals – Robert Lewandowski sees himself playing for several years, even if he is already 33 years old.

The season so far is enough to make him a contender for the next Ballon d’Or again, a trophy everyone considers he missed out on when the 2020 edition was canceled – runner-up in 2021 was controversial, behind Messi, and even the Argentinian wanted him. “the injustice” will be repaired by the magazine France Football.

“Being compared to Messi allows us to understand how good a season has been. You can feel like a winner even behind Messi,” he said in an interview with TF1’s French program Téléfoot.

The Pole reveals he wasn’t contacted after Messi’s request. “I came second and I can’t say more. It already means a lot to me,” he said.

As for his career horizon, he points to longevity: “I want to play for a few more years, at least five. If you see me starting to regress, then it’s time to think about retirement.

Bayern can win the tenth title in ten years. Too easy? “No, not easy, but if we succeed it will be historic. People will be able to say, in a few years, ‘wow, what a team’!”

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