Lewandowski: ‘I am in Barcelona, ​​the best place to win’ | Sports

Lewandowski trained minutes before the game against Inter Miami.
Lewandowski trained minutes before the game against Inter Miami.Giorgio Viera (EFE)

Hello thank you very much. My name is Robert, I come from Poland and I live in Barcelona”. That’s how it started, always with a smile from ear to ear, Robert Lewandowski (Warsaw, 33) his presentation in society as a Barca player. Next to him was President Joan Laporta, dressed in a shirt and jacket, sweating profusely from the heat at the Conrad Hotel in Fort Lauderdale Beach in Miami, the venue chosen to host the forward. . “We are putting Barça back in the world. Now it’s Robert and we’re going to build a more competitive team to the best of our abilities,” Laporta said proudly, while congratulating the sporting realm and his entire board for making the signing possible, aware that they were the economic levers –the club sold 10% of television rights for 25 years to the investment fund Sixth Street– who validated the operation. “In football you have to want to win and I’m in the best position to do that,” admitted the striker.

Lewandowski cost 45 million fixed plus five variables. “But he made extraordinary efforts to come to Barcelona. He wanted to come and play with us“, resolved the president; “We really want to see you and we know you are a tireless worker.” The striker picked up the baton, a goalscorer by definition. “As a striker, I hope to be able to score a lot and bring what is necessary for the team to win games. That is my challenge.” You already know that Barca have plenty of goals because as forwards they also have Dembélé, Ansu Fati, Ferran Torres, Aubameyang and Raphinha on their payroll.

Against Inter Miami, I saw the team’s potential. I am ready to join and we have a good projection to win titles,” resolved Lewandowski. The player is impatient, he was only able to do two activation sessions because this is how the medical service advised him to adapt the body to the trip. “I’m ready to enter the dynamics of the team and I hope to be able to play the next game,” confirmed the striker. “Welcome to Barcelona and thank you for being with us,” Laporta said in Polish. The Lewandowski era begins, a player who excites the fans, so much so that in the Camp Nou club shop they ran out of W to be able to stamp their surname.

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