Lewandowski rivals Messi and Ronaldo as striker of the decade

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Poland’s superstar football player Robert Lewandowski is third in the “Top Goalscorers of the Decade” ranking by Transfermarkt with 324 goals scored between 2010-2019.

The ranking was published by portal Transfermarkt, followed by the Spanish news agency EFE. Goals from different matches for the “top 10” club teams since 2010 were taken into account.

Messi scored 522 goals in 521 matches for Barcelona in 10 years while Ronaldo, who has played for Real Madrid and F.C. Juventus, was second with 477 goals in 489 matches.

Lewandowski first played for Borussia Dortmund (BVB) between 2010 and 2014 and then joined Bayern Munich. He scored 324 goals in 454 matches for both clubs (103 for BVB and 221 for Bayern).

In 2019, Lewandowski was the most efficient striker in the world and in the last decade, only Ronaldo and Messi scored goals more often in the best leagues.

UEFA ranking

UEFA also posted its ranking of the best strikers of the decade and of 2019. In this list, UEFA took into account not only male footballers but also female footballers, junior footballers and futsal representatives.

The conditions for inclusion was participation in UEFA tournaments, such as qualifications or final tournaments of European championships.

Robert Lewandowski came second in UEFA’s ranking of the decade and fifth in the ranking for 2019. Cristiano Ronaldo topped both lists.

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