Robert Lewandowski started his journey to winning the Ballon d’Or by scoring his tenth Bundesliga objective in nine games this season for pioneers Bayern Munich in a 4-0 cavort at home to Hoffenheim on Saturday.
Having scored a recordd of 41 Bundesliga goals last season, Lewandowski has gotten back on track last term.
The Poland striker is among the top choices to win the Ballon d’Or on November 29 having been named FIFA’s best male player of 2020.
Lewandowski scored with a staggering striker after Serge Gnabry gave has Bayern a first-half lead.
Substitutions Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Kingsley Coman scored late goals to seal the success which keeps Bayern a point clear at the highest point of the table in front of Borussia Dortmund, who won 3-1 at Arminia Bielefeld.