Who is the GOAT of football in 2022? Goals, Assists and more compared: Football Latest News 2021/22
Football has some great athletes bless the beautiful game. Alley Sport brings “Who is the GOAT of football in 2022?” and discusses their contribution in the past season.
As generations pass, football has seen many fantastic players grace the game. The rivalry between Pele and Maradona for the tag of the greatest ever still continues, then came the likes of Zidane, van Nistelrooy. The historic rivalry between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo still is one of the debated topics, but as new superstars come, it is time to decide the GOAT of football for 2022.
Who is the GOAT of football in 2022?
Even though Lionel Messi lifted the Balon D’or, many critics suggested that Robert Lewandowski is the real winner. And truly so, scoring a mammoth 69 goals in 57 games in 2021 shows his dominance in the modern game. He failed to score in just 14 games throughout the season, meaning, he has scored in 76% of the games he’s played in.
He has become the 3rd active highest goal scorer in the world football with 590 goals, behind the historic duo of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Lewandowski is a football treasure, and shot to fame in world football with a fantastic 4 goal performance against Real Madrid, while playing for Borussia Dortmund. Now, he becomes immortalised in the history of football.
A goal scoring machine, a team player
Robert Lewandowski has been an absolute goal machine. He scored 11 goals in the UEFA Champions League in 2021, topping the list. He also broke Gerd Mueller’s record of 42 league goals in the German calendar year, scoring 43 Bundesliga goals in 2021.
Lewandowski is the winner of the European Golden Boot for 2021, averaging 1.18 goals per game. He has the most hat tricks scored in 2021, scoring 3 goals for his team on 5 occasions through out the year. A total goal contribution of 82 goals has led him to being the ideal team player, as the Polish striker looks to aim for more silverware in the year 2022.
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