Surprisingly, he’s still active… German legend FW renewal contract
Surprisingly, he is still playing active duty. In the blink of an eye, the legendary striker who represented Germany, 20 years after his professional debut, extended his active career by signing a new contract. This is the story of Gurnik Zabrze (Poland) striker Lukas Podolski (37).안전놀이터
Podolski signed a new contract with Gurnik Zabrze on the 20th (Korean time). He entered the Ernst Paul Stadium in the summer of 2021, and his contract was originally scheduled to expire on the 30th of next month, but he continued to accompany him by extending his contract for another two years until June 2025.
Podolski is 37 years old and has entered the ‘twilight period’ as a footballer, but he is still showing off his outstanding skills. He actually scored 5 goals and 10 assists in 27 appearances (23 starts) for Poland’s Extra Klasa this season. He also scored 2 goals in 2 matches (2 starts) in the Polish Cup.
In particular, he boasts thorough body management and has been playing an active role this season as well as last season without injury. After wearing the Gurnik Zabrze uniform, he has never left the front line except for missing three games in the aftermath of a novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19).
Podolski is one of Germany’s leading strikers. Having made his professional debut in Cologne (Germany) in 2003, he has played for Bayern Munich (Germany), Arsenal (England), Galatasaray, Antalyaspor (above Turkey), Vissel Kobe (Japan), and since 2021, Gurnik Zabrze is running in
Podolski, who entered the 20th year of his professional debut, played a total of 632 games (217 goals and 131 assists). During this period, he won the German Bundesliga title once, the German Football Association (DFB) Pokal Cup once, and the English Football Association (FA) Cup once.
As a member of the German national team, he has played 130 matches (49 goals, 31 assists) in A-matches, and holds a ‘great record’ that ranks third in the most appearances in the history of the ‘tank corps’. He also experienced winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.