Ahead of Bayern Munich’s Champions League win over Lazio in the round of 16, the team’s prolific forward Robert Lewandowski took part in an extensive interview with CBS Sports that covered a couple of topics that will pique the interest of fans. MLS fans.
Aaron West asked the Polish international if he could follow his former Bayern teammate Bastian Schweinsteiger, who was with the Chicago Fire from 2017 to 2019, and several of his fellow Poles in one day to move to MLS. It may be too early to start dreaming which team he should join, however, with Lewandowski making it clear that his mind remains focused on Bayern, for now.
“Playing in America? I don’t know because I don’t know what it means to me and when,” he said. “Sure, I know a lot about MLS because some Polish and also German players played there, and they talk to me about life, but also about MLS and they take a step forward every year. It means they want to be better and I don’t know what it means exactly for me, but I would say I’m very happy to be [at Bayern] and I’m not thinking of such a distant future. “
Lewandowski also provided insight into Bayern locker room dynamics, former Vancouver Whitecaps local player Alphonso Davies as one of the funniest players on the team. He also shared details about his relationship with his younger teammate.
“He’s very young but he’s a lot of fun and he’s always positive,” Lewandowski said. “Sometimes, of course, I have to pressure him because I know that if you are the young player, maybe not the young one, he is already 20 years old, I know that he has incredible potential and I know that he has to work hard also because he is talented. He is not. Enough, and he knows it. ”