‘He would be perfect for a touchdown!’: Robert Lewandowski could be a ‘good NFL-wide receiver’, claims Bayern boss Julian Nagelsmann
- Robert Lewandowski now has an incredible 29 goals in 18 Bayern Munich games
- However, Julian Nagelsmann believes the Pole can successfully switch sports
- Harry Kane and Christian Fuchs have expressed a desire to be kickers in the NFL
- Kane is an avid New England Patriots fan and is friends with legend Tom Brady
He may be one of the world’s best football players, but according to Julian Nagelsmann Robert Lewandowski could also cause a furore in the American variant.
Lewandowski scored in an incredible 18th game in a row for Bayern Munich on Tuesday as they defeated Barcelona 3-0 at the Camp Nou, with the Polish striker scoring his 29th goal in an incredible run.
At 33, Lewandowski seems to have at least a few more years left in him before he hangs up his boots, but if Nagelsmann is to be believed he could be an asset to an NFL outfit, with the Bayern boss against Kansas City Chiefs -coach Andy Reid in quotes reported by Target: ‘He could be a good receiver.
Robert Lewandowski is in glowing form with 29 goals in just 18 Bayern Munich games
However, his boss Julian Nagelsmann thinks he would also excel in the NFL as a wide receiver
The 34-year-old head coach spoke to Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid for BayernTV
“He is fast and physically strong. In the RedZone, he would be perfect for catching a short pass and making a touchdown.”
The role of a wide receiver is to avoid opposing cornerbacks or safeties and catch passes from his team’s quarterback with the goal of reaching the end zone for a touchdown.
Most recently, Harry Kane and Christian Fuchs have expressed a desire to become kickers in the NFL.
Kane – an avid New England Patriots fan – has a good relationship with seven-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady and reiterated his desire to master the change in the sport late last year.
Harry Kane hopes for a career in the NFL and is good friends with Tom Brady
‘Which [playing in the NFL] would be clear [on] a bucket list, a dream come true,” Kane told Channel 5’s Kirsten Watson.
“I think there is still a long way to go between now and then. But I think it’s something I’ve got my eye on.
“And who knows, towards the end of my career, I might take it a little more seriously.”