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Gina Lewandowski meets Robert Lewandowski

We’re going to be honest: None of us here at The Equalizer are fluent in German. (We know, some of our readers are.)

So, we don’t understand every little thing that is being said in this video, but we have to say that this is totally awesome. Gina Lewandowski, an American-born defender who last month earned her first cap with the U.S. national team, plays for Bayern Munich. So too does Robert Lewandowski, who is tearing up the world of soccer right now. This week, Bayern Munich had the two meet on camera for a jersey swap and a quick chat:

Gina Lewandowski doesn’t score often as a defender, but on Sunday she scored the game-winning goal for Bayern against FFC Frankfurt, helping defending Frauen-Bundesliga champions Bayern open up a six-point lead atop the table.

In the video above, goal-scoring machine Robert Lewandowski chats with Gina about her goal, seemingly teasing her about it being a slow-rolling tap-in. Robert Lewandowski recently set the internet on fire by scoring five goals in nine minutes after entering a Bundesliga match against Wolfsburg.

And as it turns out, the two had relatives not far apart from each other in Poland.

[JOHAL: At 30 years old, could Lewandowski make U.S. Olympic team?]

The cross-promotion of a pair of goal-scoring Lewandowski’s playing for the same club — one for the men’s team and one for the women’s team — was too good to pass up. And it’s exactly the kind of cross-promotion which the clubs in Houston, Orlando and Portland can do for their MLS and NWSL teams.


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