(CNN)Robert Lewandowski scored his 43rd Bundesliga purpose of 2021 to interrupt Gerd Muller’s 49-year narrative of most needs scored in a calendar year.
The Polish forward scored the fourth purpose in Bayern Munich’s 4-0 select over Wolfsburg on Friday, eclipsing Muller with correct three minutes final in Bayern’s final Bundesliga match of the year.
Legendary German striker Muller, extensively regarded as one of many sport’s simplest finishers, had held the narrative of 42 needs since 1972.
In August, the club mourned Muller’s loss of life at 75. The enormous scored a outstanding 566 needs in 607 aggressive appearances for Bayern Munich.
Lewandowski develop into once regarded as the frontrunner for the annual Ballon d’Or award nevertheless misplaced out to Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi help in November.
It develop into once additionally an evening to endure in thoughts for Bayern’s Thomas Muller, who well-known his 400th Bundesliga appearance by scoring the opening purpose in opposition to Wolfsburg.
Two needs in 2 minutes in the 2nd half from Dayot Upamecano and Leroy Sane ended the sport as a contest, forward of Lewandowski assign the icing on the cake tiring on.
The select strikes Bayern 9 aspects sure of Borussia Dortmund at the tip of the desk, with the personnel now heading into the iciness damage until January 7.