Robert Lewandowski named German Footballer of the Year and Hansi Flick as the best coach.

And in other news, the water is wet.

Yes, unsurprisingly, Robert Lewandowski has been voted Germany’s Footballer of the Year after quite an astonishing season for the Poland international.

? @lewy_official named German Footballer of the Year, ahead of Müller and Kimmich? #MiaSanMia #FCBayern

– Champions of Europe? (@FCBayernEN) August 30, 2020

The 32-year-old scooped the gong for the first time in his career, with 272 of the 525 votes cast by members of the Association of German Sports Journalists, and German publication Kicker to determine the winner. Working together with

Bayern Munich team-mates Thomas Muller and Joshua Kimmich finished second and third in the voting.

The devastating striker broke records left, right and centre, scoring a career-high 55 goals in just 47 competitive appearances in the 2019/20 campaign. His goals did not go without reward, as he claimed the treble with Die Rotten, and secured his first Champions League title along the way.

Not only that, but he became the first player in history to win the continental treble of Bundesliga, DFB Cup and Champions League and was the top scorer in each competition.

Champions of Europe?

Congratulations, @FCBayernEN!

— Bundesliga English (@Bundesliga_EN) August 23, 2020

“Lewandowski was undoubtedly the best striker in the world this past season,” Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus told Kicker. “Who knows how hard he has worked to be the best? I can only tip my hat to him – he thoroughly deserves this award.”

Masterminding their rise to silverware was Best Coach winner Hans-Dieter Flick, who took over the reins from Niko Kovac in December. He oversaw an incredible turnaround in the club’s fortunes, guiding them on their current 30-game unbeaten run in all competitions – a run that included a 21-game winning streak,

Jurgen Klopp was the most recent winner of the award, his third overall, with the 55-year-old Flick receiving the award for the first time in his career. Having previously worked as an assistant coach in the German national team, his only head coaching role came when he was in charge of Hoffenheim between 2000-2005.

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