Bayern Munich frontman Robert Lewandowski reveals why he didn’t join the Italian club Genoa in the past and says his side is ready to take on Lazio in the Champions League knockout stage.
were drawn against the German giants in the last 16 stage of the Champions League.
“It’s going to be tough, Lazio have played well in the Champions League, not as well in Serie A, we are ready to face them,” the Poland striker said during the Golden Boy award where he was named Player of the year.
“Winning the Champions League was an incredible feeling,” he added.
"It’s a dream come true after such a hard work, it gave me strong emotions, but it is not important how many titles we won but how many we can still win.”
Lewandowski was offered to play for Genoa but he refused because he wanted to play in the Champions League.
“There are many Polish players in Italy. When I was younger, and I was playing for Lech Poznan, I could have joined Genoa but I wanted to play in the Champions League and I opted for Borussia Dortmund instead. I think it was the right decision, seeing where I am now.”