Poland forward, Robert Lewandowski scored his first goal as his team defeated Saudi Arabia in their Group C World Cup encounter.
After scoring his first-ever World Cup goal at the Education City Stadium on Saturday, the Barcelona striker was unable to contain his excitement.
The Polish attacker scored in the 82nd minute to give Poland a 2-0 victory against a resolute Saudi Arabia squad that had previously missed a penalty. This resulted in Poland earning all three points.
Lewandowski stole the ball from the defenders and finished with his left foot, beating Saudi goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Owais.
He came within a yard of scoring again in the 90th minute but lost his footing.
Lewandowski, who has now scored 77 goals for Poland, sobbed after scoring his nation’s first World Cup goal.
Despite scoring 635 goals in his career, the World Cup goal for Poland meant the most to the former Bayern Munich attacker.
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The attacker participated in all three of Poland’s games during the 2018 World Cup in Russia, however he was goalless throughout the tournament.
According to Sportstar, Robert Lewandowski scored his first-ever World Cup goal for Poland in the 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabia, moving him into the top 10 list of men’s international goal scorers.
This article was originally published on Naija News