“Who (player) in your career would you compare Robert Lewandowski to?” was the question they asked the legendary Clarence Seedorf, in an interview with Goal.
And the four-time UEFA Champions League winner acknowledged that the Polish striker has found similarities with the historical Andriy Shevchenko.
Although he clarified that Left is a more fixed attacker, the former Dutch midfielder recounted that it reminds him of Sheva due to its associative capacity and the resources it has to define: “I wanted to compare him a bit with Shevchenko.”
“Shevchenko was not a player who was only in the center, he also moved from left to right. Lewandowski is higher up, but you still see him looking for spaces to the right or left. It moves so much. And also in instinct. He can shoot from all angles, which was something Shevchenko had as well. They are not afraid to leave their zone and they know how to run in spaces. I see good comparisons there ”, Clarence ended, in statements that were picked up on the official channel of Goal.
Impossible to forget the legacy of Andriy Shevchenko. In 2004, for example, he was Ukrainian footballer of the year, part of UEFA’s dream team, scorer of goal of the year in Serie A, Top scorer on the top Italian circuit and winner of the Ballon d’Or. In addition to winning 5 titles, including a UEFA Champions League, Sheva scored 172 goals in 296 games for AC Milan. He became a very special figure in the entity Rossoneri.
Undefeated Data. Andriy Shevchenko is the soccer player with the most goals (48) in the entire history of the Ukraine senior team. He was the leader of the Ukrainian team that reached the quarterfinals of a World Cup (Germany 2006).
Did you know..? Robert Lewandowski recorded more goals (55) than games (47) during the 2019/20 season with Bayern Munich. The best course of his entire professional career.
Source: Goal in Spanish (Youtube).