The absence of Robert Lewandowski in the final three of the Ballon d'Or in recent years is one of the most debated issues in the world of football in terms of individual awards. The Polish striker is Bayern Munich's top star and is again among the nominees for the trophy.
In 2020, the magazine France Football, which is in charge of the award, decided not to deliver it due to the Covid-19 pandemic that stopped football and Lewandowski was one of the most affected since he was one of the clearest candidates to keep it. trophy.
On November 29, the winner of the new edition will be named and the Pole is among the 30 selected. In dialogue with Marca, he was proud of the nomination and did not avoid his nickname as a candidate: "The possibility of winning the Ballon d'Or means a lot to me, it makes me feel proud, if you consider everything I have achieved not only this year, the past too, it was something impressive, it makes me feel very proud and happy".
The Spanish media asked him if he felt a lack of attention and was blunt with his answer: "No, I don't need more attention to feel better. I want to feel happy with myself, feel good about what I do, not do things for the 'show', not doing things for the people, for the media. I want people to talk about me for what I do on the pitch, for my statistics, for my goals, for my titles".