Like a fish in water. After long weeks of waiting and negotiations, Robert Lewandowski (34) joined FC Barcelona this summer 2022. The Pole believed he had made the rounds at Bayern Munich, the club to which he belonged for eight years. Now in Spain, Lewy did not really need time to adapt, he who has already found the net 11 times in 8 matches in all competitions, including 7 starts. Twice decisive passer, he already proves that we will have to count on him.
Lewy is happy at Barca
After two months in Catalonia, the former Borussia Dortmund striker, currently in selection, has decided to take stock. His words are relayed by Sport. “I feel good at Barcelona. The adaptation was very good. I know the path so far has not been easy, but now I am at Barca, that’s where I wanted to be and that’s the most important thing. The footballer, who admitted to already knowing a few words in Spanish, is discovering a new culture, a new football and a new team. “I learn how another club works, how it is managed. These are new and very interesting experiences.”
He added : « to always have the possibility of being in clubs of this type is an added value not only for the months and years to come, but also for all life (…) My signing for Barça gave me a boost. It boosted my self-esteem. I knew I had to make a difference in match results and I’m not afraid of this role. I am very proud of myself.” Pleased with the welcome given by the fans, who chanted in his honor at Camp Nou, the centre-forward admitted that he felt like he had been at Barca for ages. The Pole also gave his opinion on the Spanish championship.
The Ballon d’Or still in the lead
“The Bundesliga is much more physical. In La Liga there are a lot of teams trying to play a particular style of football. That’s how I see it right now. ». Happy at his new club, he feels no different from his young teammates. “I don’t feel like their guru. They are ready to talk and don’t hesitate to ask questions. I share my knowledge and experience with them. Let’s remember that there are experienced players at Barcelona, and I don’t just belong to the senior group. I’m new to the team, I want to have good contact with everyone. Although they are very young, they are already showing great skills and will improve very quickly. ».
By his side, it is a certainty. Ready to help his team, the striker also has individual goals. « Winning the Ballon d’Or? I know that Barcelona is the team where the most players have won the Ballon d’Or. I think there is a shorter path to the Ballon d’Or from Barça than from Bayern.. A club he met recently in the Champions League (2-0 defeat). “The game against Bayern was a big challenge for me. It was impossible for me to stop all these feelings. It was more than a sporting match for me, it was an emotional match.. But the Bayern Munich page is turned for Lewy, who dreams bigger with Barça.