Robert Lewandowski’s media supervisor has been compelled to deny a story that his client owes dollars to the Polish Football Affiliation for a supper invoice.
The denial from Tomasz Zawislak will come after a story emerged in the Polish media that the Barcelona striker left the PZPN to pay out for a staff supper soon after he experienced taken the squad out to a restaurant operate by celeb chef Salt Bae.
A spokesperson for the Polish FA has also denied the promises, but it comes amid the backdrop of a clash among the organisation and its star captain.
In an article on meczyki.pl through ccma.cat, Polish journalist Piotr Wolosik mentioned: “I listened to a rumour. Or not a rumour. At the Environment Cup in Qatar.
“The working day right after the match against Mexico, Robert Lewandowski invitations his teammates to evening meal at the well-known restaurant Nusr, and his PR argues that the captain results in atmosphere.
“The staff was invited to eat salty steaks by the famed or infamous Salt Bae. Pics appeared, the atmosphere was good, the story acquired out into the planet.
“Finally a monthly bill came for the football federation of Poland. I imagine he lacked a bit of class, failed to he?”
Responding to the news, Lewandowski’s good friend and media advisor, Zawislak, explained: “I also read a rumour, or possibly it can be not a rumour that the Polish Football Association is spreading this kind of nonsense about Robert.
“And on the working day before the most important sport of the qualifying round. What a coincidence!”
“As is frequently the case with rumours, they frequently have very little to do with the truth. The fact is that the meal was paid for privately by Robert and he in no way envisioned or gained a refund from the PZPN.
“The declare that Robert billed the PZPN for the fees is a lie.”
A spokesperson has since corroborated the media advisor’s statement, declaring: “It was a non-public meal for the players and it was compensated for by the captain with his funds.”
On the other hand, the ongoing saga amongst Lewandowski and the PZPN appears established to rumble on.
Stress amongst the two get-togethers dates back to a defeat to Moldova in June when officers were explained to have approached the workforce drunk on the flight home, top to ‘ugly scenes’.
Lewandowski followed up the tale in an interview with Meczyki where he claimed: “I don’t go close to with a breathalyser and examine individuals. But it’s a fact.
“I’m not indicating it is absolutely everyone, but the degree of selected people today is embarrassing.”
Poland at present lie third in Euro 2024 qualifying at the rear of Czechia and Albania, with 4 games remaining to participate in.