ROMELU LUKAKU

ROMELU LUKAKU

HOMETOWN: Antwerp, Belgium

DATE OF BIRTH: May 13, 1993

POSITION: Forward

TEAM: Manchester United

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 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. and Everton F.C. before his debut with Manchester United in July 2017

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 Lukau’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

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