Picture : Robert Lewandowski continued to score in Barcelona !
Lewandowski: first player to reach 100 goals in the current decade!
With a goal scored in 10 September La Liga match Cadiz vs Barcelona (0-4), Robert Lewandowski became the first player in the world to produce 100 top-level goals in the current decade (which started on 1 January 2021).
He has scored 69 goals in 2021 and added next 31 this year.
In the first decade of XXI Century (2001-2010), the first player to achieve this was Henrik Larsson (eventually he has finished 8th in the ranking of goal-scorers of that decade).
In the second decade (2011-2020), it was Lionel Messi (finished 2nd).
The more detailed info is in this table (including the time taken by a player for scoring 100 goals).
|FIRST||PLAYERS TO SCORE||100 GOALS|
|IN EACH||DECADE OF XXI||CENTURY|
|1||2001-2010||Henrik Larsson||Sweden||26/12/2002||1-360||Celtic - Hearts (4-2)||NL|
|2||2011-2020||Lionel Messi||Argentina||02/05/2012||1-123||Barcelona - Málaga (4-1)||NL|
|3||2021-2030||Robert Lewandowski||Poland||10/09/2022||1-253||Cadiz - Barcelona (0-4)||NL|