Robert Lewandowski joins former US President Eisenhower as recipient of special Polish honour

Star striker awarded Commander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta for his contribution to football

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Football star player Robert Lewandowski added yet title to his growing list of achievements when he received a top honour from the Polish president on Monday.

Lewandowski, who last season won the German league and cup double plus the Champions League with Bayern Munich, received the Commander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta from his country's President Andrzej Duda.

The honour is conferred on military personnel and civilians for outstanding achievements in their fields. Lewandowski joins the first democratically elected President of Poland Lech Walesa and American President Dwight D. Eisenhower as recipients of the honour.

"No matter how many trophies I have already won... right now my ambition is high and I don't want to rest on my success," Lewandowski said, after accepting the award.

The 32-year-old led Poland to Euro 2020 qualification and was also named the 2019/20 Uefa Men's Player of the Year.

It has been a memorable week for the prolific striker. Lewandowski netted a hat-trick during the 4-0 rout of Stuttgart to become the Bundesliga's joint-second scorer of all time on 268 goals alongside Klaus Fischer, behind Gerd Mueller who has 365.

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