Who is Robert Lewandowski?
Robert Lewandowski is a Polish football player and philanthropist who currently plays as a striker for the Spanish football club, FC Barcelona (aka Barça), having transferred from Bayern Munich in July 2022. At the time of his transfer to Barça, Lewandowski was cited as the most expensive Polish player in history. His €45 million sale to Barcelona also earned him the title of Bayern Munich’s most expensive sale of all time.
Robert Lewandowski is also the current captain of the Poland National Team. He is rated as the third top-scoring player in the UEFA Champions League with 91 goals.
Robert Lewandowski was born on August 21, 1988, in Warsaw, Poland. He is the second of two children born to his parents – Iwona Lewandowska (mother) and Krzysztof Lewandowski (father). Lewandowski is 34 years old as of 2022. He was brought up in Leszno, Western Poland alongside his sister, Milena Lewandowska.
According to reports, Robert Lewandowski was initially not serious about his studies and football until he lost his father in 2005. It was after his father’s death that he decided to fully pursue his interest in football. He eventually obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from the Academy of Sports Education, Warsaw, in October 2017.
Is Robert Lewandowski related to Adolf Hitler?
There have been speculations that Robert Lewandowski is related to the late German dictator, Adolf Hitler. It is said that Lewandowski is the grandchild of Hitler’s late younger sister, Pawla Hitler. Pawla reportedly died in 1960. Interestingly, Robert Lewandowski has not personally addressed this story in order to confirm or deny it.
According to additional reports sighted by DNB Stories Africa, Lewandowski’s father named him “Robert” in order to make moving abroad easier for him as a professional footballer.
About Robert Lewandowski’s parents
Robert Lewandowski’s parents are Iwona Lewandowska (mother) and Krzysztof Lewandowski (father). Lewandowski can be said to have inherited his athletic skills from his parents as they were both involved in sports as well.
Robert Lewandowski’s father, Krzysztof Lewandowski, was a judo professional and a football player. He played in the second division of the Hutnik Warsaw football club. He died in 2005 after battling a severe illness. His death made Lewandowski take football more seriously in order to make him proud.
Robert Lewandowski’s mother, Iwona was a professional volleyball player and the vice president of the Partyzant Leszno in Poland. According to Lewandowski, his mother was always very supportive of his career and is very instrumental in the success he enjoys today.
About Robert Lewandowski’s siblings
Milena Lewandowska is Robert Lewandowski’s older sister and his only sibling. Like their mother, Milena Lewandowska is also a volleyball player who has represented Poland in the Under-21 National Team. She was born on February 5, 1985. She is 37 years old as of 2022. She is reportedly married to Radoslaw Miros.
Robert Lewandowski and his older sister, Milena Lewandowska, are known to be very close. Milena Lewandowska is known to be a private person, hence other details about her are currently scarce.
Robert Lewandowski’s marriage and relationships
As of the time of publishing this article (December 2022), Robert Lewandowski is happily married to his long-term girlfriend Anna Lewandowska. The pair got married in 2013 after dating for 5 years. Their union is currently blessed with two children. Robert Lewandowski had kept his relationship with his wife private up until the time they got married.
They had their wedding in the Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Serock, eastern Poland, on June 22, 2013. Robert Lewandowski and his wife Anna are known for doing everything together. In 2022, they celebrated their 9th wedding anniversary with loved-up photos from a yacht vacation in Formentera, Spain.
The couple are both philanthropists who have raised money for various charitable events. They donated €1 million euros during the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. Robert Lewandowski has also been named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for his work in charitable causes involving children.
Lewandowski and his wife have maintained a scandal-free marriage for nine years and counting. Lewandowski is one of those celebrities that doesn’t enjoy putting their personal life in the spotlight.
List of Robert Lewandowski’s girlfriends
As of the time of writing this article, Robert Lewandowski’s only publicly known relationship is with his wife of nine years and counting, Anna Lewandowska. There is currently no available information about Lewandowski’s past girlfriends or lovers, if there is any.
About Robert Lewandowski’s wife – Anna Lewandowska
Anna Lewandowska is the current legal wife of Polish footballer Robert Lewandowski and the mother of his two children.
Anna Lewandowska was born on September 7, 1988, in Lodz, Poland, to a cinematographer father named Bogdan Stachurski and a costume designer mother named Maria Stachurska. Anna is 34 years old as of 2022. She reportedly has a brother identified as Piotr Stachurski. She is a graduate of the Warsaw Academy of Physical Education. She was named the director of the Polish Special Olympiad in 2016.
Anna Lewandowska is a karate professional, fitness trainer, nutritionist, blogger, author and philanthropist. She has represented Poland in traditional Karate games, winning a bronze medal in the Karate category at the 2009 World Championships games. She has won 29 Polish Championship medals, 6 European Championship medals in various age divisions, and three Senior World Championships medals.
Anna owns a website called “Healthy Plan by Ann”. She wrote a book in 2014 titled “Lead a Healthy and Active Life with Anna Lewandowska”. She founded a cosmetics line called ” Phlov” the same year she started hosting the martial arts TV program “Sztuki Walking” on the morning TV show “Dzie Dobry TVN”.
Robert Lewandowski’s children
As of the time of publishing this article, Robert Lewandowski is the proud father of two daughters. The children are named Klara and Laura Lewandowska respectively.
a. Klara Lewandowska
Klara Lewandowska is the first child of Robert Lewandowski and his wife, Anna. She was born on May 4, 2017. She is 5 years old as of the time of publishing this article. Robert Lewandowski announced that he was expecting his first child with Anna when she was five months pregnant in December 2016.
b. Laura Lewandowska
Laura Lewandowska is the second child of Robert Lewandowski and his wife, Anna. She was born on May 6, 2020, sharing the same birth month as her sister. Laura Lewandowska is 2 years old as of 2022.
Robert Lewandowski also announced that he was expecting his second child with Anna Lewandowska on November 2019. Detailed information about Robert Lewandowski’s daughters is scarce in the media at this time because they are still young.