Alphonso Davies Reveals That Robert Lewandowski Has the World's Laziest Nickname

Max Cooper
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Bayern Munich are champions of Germany - again. Yep, it may come as little surprise to any of us, but the Bundesliga giants have wrapped up their eighth successive title with two games to spare.

This incredible achievement was far from routine for Die Roten though. After losing 5-1 to Eintracht Frankfurt in November, then-coach Niko Kovac was swiftly sacked, and they faced a real fight to retain the title.

SV Werder Bremen v FC Bayern Muenchen - Bundesliga
SV Werder Bremen v FC Bayern Muenchen - Bundesliga / Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

But throughout all of this uncertainty, one consistent factor remained. Robert Lewandowski. The Polish striker has carried Bayern through their hours of need, scoring or assisting in all but four of their matches this season.

And it was his goal - number 31 in the league, and 46 in all competitions - which secured the title on Tuesday evening, as Der FCB clinched a 1-0 victory over Werder Bremen. And his clutch contributions have not gone unrecognised by his grateful teammates, either.

Speaking after Tuesday's win, lightning left-back Alphonso Davies praised Lewandowski for his 'unbelievable' goal record for the season, and also gave viewers a peek behind the Bayern curtain, confessing that the rest of the team call him 'Lewangoalski', as reported by Goal. Imaginative.

"We call him 'Lewangoalski' for that reason," Davies said.

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"He's a top striker, the top in the world. Coming in and scoring 31 goals, it's unbelievable."

And although there have been better monikers dished out in world football (One Size - Fitz Hall), it is very much deserved. The 31-year-old's 46 goals this campaign puts him level with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's total - a record for the 21st century.

And with two games left to play, it seems pretty nailed on that Lewangoalski will make that title his own, only bettered in history by greats Gerd Muller and Dieter Müller.

SV Werder Bremen v FC Bayern Muenchen - Bundesliga
SV Werder Bremen v FC Bayern Muenchen - Bundesliga / Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

But for Bayern, it's now time to bask in their glory until the Champions League rolls around in the coming months. Until then, the main challenge is to come up with a better nickname for Lewa.

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