Lewandowski: “I don’t want to regret retiring from my national team, that hasn’t happened yet”

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Lewandowski: “I don’t want to regret retiring from my national team, that hasn’t happened yet”

A day before the pointless Poland-France match, Robert Lewandowski spoke about his continuation in the Polish national team in an interview on UEFA’s official website. The FC Barcelona forward,​​​​​​ In August he will be 36 years old, not giving up on continuing to defend his country’s colors after this Tuesday’s match at Signal Iduna Park, the last Poland in this tournament after defeats against the Netherlands (1-2) and Austria (1-3). “I don’t want to regret retiring too soon when I could still play longer. I don’t want to fight this decision when the time comes. For now, however, it hasn’t come yet,” he said.

The two-time winner of the European Golden Shoe warned that this decision, on the day he makes it, will be made in the strictest privacy with his closest circle. “I need to feel it inside me. Surely no one can influence my decision. It’s just me and my family, no one from outside,” he said.

Before Euro 2024 starts, there is a lot of talk that for some Polish internationals this will be the last major tournament in their careers with the Polish national team. Wojciech Szczęsny He announced it a long time ago and on Monday Kamil Grosicki He followed the same path. Considering Lewandowski’s extensive career with his clubs and national teams, Polish fans wondered if he would take the same stance. However, the FC Barcelona player expressed himself in a different sense.

Lewandowski has so far played 151 games for the Polish national team, scoring 82 goals. Wisely, the UEFA interview set the bar for his future at 200 international matches and Lewandowski did not close any doors. “I really don’t know. Many factors contribute to this. Playing for so many years at a certain level, with the awareness of having high expectations, trying to fulfill not only your dreams, but also the dreams of the Poles, is a burden. For sure I feel good about this team; Lewandowski will start his third season at FC Barcelona, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ on his level of participation next season.

Source: La Verdad

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