Lukas Josef Podolski is a German footballer, who also plays for Turkish Club Galatasaray. He is third highest capped German player in history, and also third highest scorer with 48 goals and 129 caps. He is a left-footed attacker, and is known for his attaching gameplay as a forward. He was eligible to play for Poland and Germany, but chose Germany, and was part of FIFA World Cup winning team in 2014.
Lukas Podolski was born on 4th June 1985 in Gliwice, Poland to Waldemar Podolski, and Krystyna Podolska. His family moved out of Poland and emigrated to West Germany (now Germany). He was only two years old then, in 1987. Krystyna Podolska has been a former member of the Poland National Handball Team in the Silesian Industrial Town of Gliwice (near Katowice), Poland.