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 By Mark Lovell

Bayern Munich, Poland striker Robert Lewandowski uses pseudonym to keep low profile

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski is adept at shaking off opposition defenders, but he has been forced to be more creative to escape the glare of his adoring fans.

The Poland captain, 29, has revealed he goes by the name "Emil" to avoid attention.

"It is pure coincidence and I don't use it that much, but it is helpful when we are with friends somewhere," he told the Guardian.

"For example, in a restaurant, we talk and laugh, but don't use 'Robert' or 'Lewy'. And in that situation, I'm Emil....

 By Reuters

Senegal channel Metsu spirit of 2002 before Poland opener

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Are Poland any good? What's up with Senegal's nickname? The Exploding Heads ponder that and more in their Group H preview.

Senegal will draw on the spirit of the late Bruno Metsu, the maverick French coach who led them to the 2002 quarter-finals, when they face Poland on Tuesday in their first World Cup match in 16 years.

Aliou Cisse, who captained the side which Metsu famously fired up to stun defending champions France 1-0 in Seoul in their opening game, said he was thinking of his mentor.

Yet as the only African coach in this year's competition, he is determined to stamp his own generation's mark on world football.

Asked...

 By Mark Lovell

Poland put Robert Lewandowski's stamp on 2018 World Cup

Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is certain to stamp his mark on the 2018 World Cup in more ways than one.

Lewandowski, 29, has been rewarded for his achievements with his own commemorative stamp which came into circulation on the opening day of the tournament.

Poland's all-time top scorer, Lewandowski bagged a remarkable 16 goals from 10 games in his team's World Cup qualifying campaign, setting a European qualifying record.

Five million stamps of the Poland captain were printed -- at 6 Zloty or...

 By Reuters

Robert Lewandowski scores two as Poland cruise in final World Cup warmup

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WARSAW -- Two strikes from captain Robert Lewandowski followed by goals from Dawid Kownacki and Jakub Blaszczykowski gave Poland a 4-0 victory over Lithuania in their final pre-World Cup friendly in Warsaw on Tuesday.

Poland took the lead after 19 minutes when Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski, preparing for his first appearance at a World Cup, finished a team move with a precise strike.

The 29-year-old doubled his tally after the half-hour mark from a free kick, following a foul on teammate Arkadiusz...