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was given a name that would make it easier for him
when moving abroad as a professional footballer.
It's all about sports in the Lewandowski family. Robert's
father, Krzysztof, was a Polish judo champion, and
he also played football for Hutnik Warszawa in the
second division. His mother, Iwona, is a former volleyball
player for AZS Warszawa and later vice-president of
Partyzant Leszno. His sister, Milena, also plays volleyball
and has represented the U21 national team. His wife,
Anna Lewandowska, won the bronze medal at the 2009
Karate World Cup.
In 2006-07, Lewandowski was the Polish third division's
top goal scorer with 15 goals. In 2007-08 he was the
top scorer in the Polish second division with 21 goals,
and in 2009-10 he was the top scorer in the top division.
Lewandowski is a practising Catholic. He met Pope
Francis in October 2014 when Bayern Munich visited
Vatican City following a 7-1 win over AS Roma.