Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Lewandowski Wins Bundesliga Players' Player of the Year
ESPN FC, June 27th, 2013 1:22PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  germany

MOST COMMENTED

Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski beat out the likes of Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery and Bastian Schweinsteiger to Germany’s Player of the Year prize for last season, which was voted on by the Bundesliga’s union of professional soccer players (VDV). And it wasn’t that close, either: the Poland international received 31.6 percent of the vote, ahead of Ribery, 21.6 percent, and Schweinsteiger, 11.3 percent.

Lewandowski, a target for Bayern, Barcelona and Manchester City this summer, scored 24 goals in the Bundesliga last season, finishing second in the scoring table to Bayer Leverkusen’s Stefan Kiessling. "I want to thank all the Bundesliga players that elected me as player of the season," the striker said on his official Facebook page. "It makes me especially proud that the opponents from the league voted for me."

In Coach of the Year voting, Bayern’s treble-winning coach Jupp Heynckes took the top honor with 45.9 percent of the vote, barely beating out Freiburg’s Christian Streich, who received 41.6 percent. Dortmund’s Jurgen Klopp was third with 6.5 percent.

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Life on the road with Badgers    
What's life like on the road in the fall for a Division I soccer player? For ...
Messi Surpasses 400 for Club and Country     
Four-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi surpassed 400 goals for Barcelona and Argentina on Sunday, netting ...
Jimenez Notches First Goal for Atleti    
Raul Jimenez scored his first goal for Spanish champ Atletico Madrid in Saturday's 4-0 romp against ...
Rooney Apologizes for Sending-Off     
Wayne Rooney on Monday apologized to his Manchester United teammates for the red card he received ...
Jurgen Klopp: 'We Will Be Back'    
Borussia Dortmund fell to 12th-place in the Bundesliga table after losing the first Rivier-derby of the ...
Alonso Hailed for Cologne Master-class    
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso on Saturday set a new Bundesliga record after taking an astonishing ...
PSG Hopes to Improve Against Barca "Masters"    
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc on Monday said his team must get through its bad spell ...
Gunners' Injury Crisis Worsens Ahead of Blues Clash     
Arsenal is once again facing an injury crisis ahead of an important run of games as ...
Eddy returns for third time from ACL injury    
Georgia midfielder Laura Eddy has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee three times ...
Parents buy in to 'Silent Soccer'     
Southwest Ohio Youth Soccer met some parent resistance when it announced a "silent soccer weekend" in ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives