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Lewandowski is not retiring from Poland team yet

AFP – Poland star Robert Lewandowski indicated yesterday he will continue his international career beyond the team’s last game at Euro 2024 against France.

The Barcelona forward is Poland’s all-time record goal-scorer but will turn 36 in August, and will be almost 38 at the next World Cup in North America in 2026.

However, he appears determined to play on and not bow out after a disappointing tournament in Germany in which Poland were the first team to be eliminated following defeats in their opening two matches.

“Tomorrow is not my last game,” Lewandowski told reporters on the eve of Tuesday’s match in Dortmund, after saying that an emerging generation of young players had given him “extra energy”.

“I will be 36 soon. I still have that fire inside of me and nobody outside can affect my decision. It will just be me and my family,” said the striker who made his name at Borussia Dortmund a decade ago.