That man, as we have come to know is Bayern Munich’s striker Robert Lewandowski. The player’s superb form in the 2019/20 football season made him the undisputed winner.
After scoring 55 goals during that season to help Bayern Munich clinch a European and a domestic trophies, it was only fair to acknowledge his effort.
Lewandowski topped a three-player shortlist that included Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. He was voted by a global jury of national team captains and coaches, plus selected journalists and fans.
Messi, Ronaldo and Lewandowski are all national team captains, but which players did they vote for? See below:
Meanwhile, this year’s event was hosted in a virtual ceremony in Zurich, but FIFA president Gianni Infantino went to Munich to present the award to the winner.
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