Romelu Lukaku

Headshot of Romelu Lukaku
HOMETOWN: Antwerp, Belgium

DATE OF BIRTH: May 13, 1993

POSITION: Forward

TEAM: Inter Milan



PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

On August 8, 2019, Lukaku completed his transfer to join Inter Milan for a club-record fee.
On March 31, 2018, Lukaku scored his 100thPremier League goal in a 2-0 win over Swansea. It was his 216thgame, making him the fifth youngest of 28 players to reach 100 goals
Lukaku joined Everton F.C. in 2013 on a season-long loan before becoming a permanent member of the team until 2017. While with Everton, Lukaku became the first player since the Dixie Dean to score in nine consecutive matches at Goodison Park. His efforts earned him PFA Team of the Year, Everton Player of the Season and Everton Top Scorer
On September 27, 2017 Lukaku broke the record for most goals in nine appearances with 10 goals, surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton
On November 14, 2017, Lukaku became Belgium’s record goalscorer at the age of 24 years old. The goal was Lukaku’s 31stinternationally, just seven years after making his debut.
When he left R.C.S. Anderlecht to join Chelsea F.C. in 2011, Lukaku had a record of 41 goals in 98 outings
Lukaku played for R.C.S. Anderlecht, Chelsea F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Everton F.C., and Manchester United before his signing with Inter Milan in August 2019
AWARDS:

PFA Team of the Year (2017)
Everton F.C. Player of the Season (2017, 2016)
Everton F.C. Top Scorer (2014-2015)
Europa League Top Scorer (2014-2015)
English FA Cup Winner (2012)
Belgian Champion (2012, 2010)
S.C. Anderlecht Top Scorer (2009-2010)
Jupiler Pro League Top Scorer (2009-2010)
OFF FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

Football runs deeps in Lukaku’s family. His father, Roger, is a former striker for Zaire, his brother, Jordan, currently plays for the Italian club Lazio and his cousin, Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo, plays for Austria’s Rapid Vienna
In addition to his native French and Dutch, Lukaku can speak fluent English, Portuguese, Spanish and a Congolese Swahili dialect, and can also understand German
MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

I’ve Got Some Things to Say – The Players’ Tribune
Romelu Lukaku finds wisdom in his World Cup experience – The L.A. Times
Jesse Lingard: Romelu can achieve greatness at Manchester United–ESPN
Romelu Lukaku reaches landmark century as Alexis Sanchez finally shines–ESPN
Romelu Lukaku Brace Gives Manchester United FA Cup Win vs. Huddersfield Town– Bleacher Report
Manchester United Player Romelu Lukaku makes history– Manchester Evening News
The next 10 big things: Europe’s top youngsters and stars of the future– The Guardian