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Robert Lewandowski equals Gerd Muller’s Bundesliga record and eyes even more history

The striker, 31, scored in the third minute of Bayern Munich's 4-1 win over FC Koln on Sunday to equal a feat only previously achieved by the great Gerd Muller, who also played for Bayern. Lewandowski's early strike was his 40th goal of the season for club and country, making him the first male player to reach that mark in 2019/20. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, features, and videosThe Pole, fourth in the Bundesliga's all-time scoring charts, has finished as the league's top scorer in three of the last four seasons and is on course to achieve the accolade in this campaign as he leads RB Leipzig Timo Werner by three goals. In a humorous post on Twitter in November, the striker tweeted: "I have to confess … I am addicted to scoring goals."Lewandowski — who earlier in the season became the first player in history to score in the first 11 matches of the Bundesliga — could break Muller's record of 40 goals in a single season, achieved by the German in the 1971/72 Read More – Source

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