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Robert Lewandowski: Bayern Munich star rewrites Bundesliga history in nine minutes

Updated 0900 GMT (1700 HKT) September 23, 2015
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Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring during the German Bundesliga soccer match against VfL Wolfsburg at the Allianz Arena stadium. The Polish international made Bundesliga history by scoring five goals in the space of nine minutes as Bayern came from behind to rout Wolfsburg 5-1. Matthias Schrader/AP
Lewandowski scores his team's first goal against Wolfsburg. HIs second, a superbly-taken shot from outside the penalty area, came just a minute later. Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images
VfL Wolfsburg's Naldo, Dante and goalkeeper Diego Benaglio are powerless to prevent Lewandowski scoring his third goal threes minutes later. By this point he had been on the pitch for nine minutes, breaking another Bundesliga record. Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images
Lewandowski celebrates his fourth goal, with Wolsburg goalkeeper Diego Benaglio probably wondering just what's hit him. This goal, and the Bayern striker's fifth, which came three minutes later, were both sublime finishes. Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images
Javi Martinez hugs teammate Lewandowski after the Pole's barnstorming performance, which saw five goals come in nine minutes early in the second half. Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images
Lewandowski and his Bayern teammates celebrate at the end of the game as they mark the Polish striker's mesmerizing individual performance. Lennart Preiss/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images