Lukas Podolski, still a sensation at 38: A remarkable journey in football

Lukas Podolski, a 38-year-old former Arsenal star, scored a sensational goal from 30 yards out for Gornik Zabrze in a Polish top-flight match against Piast Gliwice. His left foot's power and precision continue to impress fans, despite his age and diverse interests, including kebab shops, ice cream parlors, pubs, and clothes shops in Germany.

Lukas Podolski, Still A Sensation At 38: A Remarkable Journey In Football

Lukas Podolski, the former Arsenal star, continues to amaze football fans with his remarkable talent even at the age of 38. Playing for Gornik Zabrze in Poland, Podolski showcased his enduring skill by scoring a sensational goal from 30 yards out during a Polish top-flight clash against Piast Gliwice.

The veteran forward’s impressive strike left fans in awe and disbelief, marveling at his longevity in the sport. Despite his age, Podolski’s left foot still possesses the power and precision to produce moments of brilliance on the field. This isn’t the first time Podolski has garnered attention since joining Gornik, as he previously went viral for scoring from inside his half in November 2022.

Beyond football, Podolski has diversified his interests, venturing into business with kebab shops, an ice cream parlor, a pub, and a clothes shop in Germany. Despite challenges faced by Gornik, including reported payment delays, Podolski’s contributions on and off the pitch continue to captivate audiences, highlighting his enduring legacy in the game.

Lukas Podolski

Lukas Podolski

Forwarder, Midfielder


Age: 39

182 cm

80 kg

Season 2023/2024
Played 16 6 Missed
Minutes 1291 80.7 Avg
Goals 3 0.2 Avg
Assist 2 0.1 Avg
Attempt 10 0.6 Avg
Passes 464 29.075.3% AvgSucc
Yellow 2 0.1 Avg
Red 0 0.0 Avg

This season he played in total 14 times for 1113 minutes for Ekstraklasa.

Lukas Podolski scored 3 goals for Górnik Zabrze. He procured one assist. He received 2 yellow cards and no red cards.

His team is currently 7th in Ekstraklasa. In the last match Górnik Zabrze won 3-1 against Piast Gliwice.

Górnik Zabrze performance and stats

Górnik Zabrze

Manager: Jan Urban
Rank 7th
Win 9
Draw 5
Loss 8
Goals 29-26
Diff 3

It will be Górnik Zabrze ended the league in the 7th position with 29 points.

In the last 20 games, it has won 8 times, drawn 5 times, and lost 7 times. In its last match, Górnik Zabrze won 1-3 against Piast Gliwice.​​

It has a positive goal difference after scoring 25 goals and conceding 22.​

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