(Professional Football Player)
Romelu Lukaku is a Belgian professional football player.
Quick Facts of Romelu Lukaku
|Age:||28 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||May 13, 1993|
|Full Name:||Romelu Lukaku|
|Birth Place:||Antwerp, Belgium|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)|
|Nationality:||Belgian and Congolese|
|Profession:||Professional Football Player|
|Father's Name:||Roger Lukaku|
|Mother's Name:||Adolphine Lukaku|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
|Last Update:||November, 2021|
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Relationship Facts of Romelu Lukaku
- Romelu Lukaku is having an affair.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Romelu Lukaku is in a relationship. He is having an affair with Sarah Mens. They were caught holidaying and cozying in public places. However, there is not much information about the couple.
Previously, Lukaku has dated Julia Vandenweghe in 2014. However, he always kept it private and never disclosed his relationship.
Who is Romelu Lukaku?
Romelu Lukaku is a Belgian professional football player. Lukaku also plays for the Premier League club Manchester United as a striker. His best parts consist of strength and scoring abilities.
Lukaku is famous for his achievements, scoring 50 goals before age of 23 in which only five players managed to do so. He has netted 80 goals before turning 24. Lukaku has also played for Premier League clubs such as Chelsea and Everton.
Romelu Lukaku Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Romelu Lukaku was born to Roger Lukaku and Adolphine Lukaku on 13 May 1993, in Antwerp, Belgium. His father, Roger Lukaku was a professional football player. His mother’s name is Adolphine Lukaku.
His younger brother, Jordan Lukaku is also a footballer, trained in the youth academy at Anderlecht and currently playing for SS Lazio in Italy.
During his early life, Lukaku began to play football at the very young in the local club Rupel Boom at the age of five. From his childhood, he idolized Chelsea legend Didier Drogba.
Moreover, he also wants to play there at Stamford Bridge, which also became a success in later days. Lukaku’s educational background is unknown.
Romelu Lukaku’s Career, Net Worth, and Awards
Lukaku joined Anderlecht when he was just 16. During the first season, 2009-2010 Lukaku scored his debut goal as a substitute on 24 May 2009 against Standard Liège. He completed his first season as a top goal scorer where Anderlecht managed to win their 30th Belgian title. In the 2010-2011 season, he netted 20 goals but can’t defend their title.
Lukaku signed for his dream club Chelsea in August 2011 for an estimated fee of €20 million. He couldn’t do his best to secure the position and then Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho sent him on a season-long loan to West Bromwich Albion on 10 August 2012. Despite being sent off in a loan from Chelsea he still managed to become the sixth-highest goalscorer in the season 2012-2013 netting 17 goals.
Romelu Lukaku’s turning point in his career was in 2013, his transfer to Everton on a season loan. In the debut game against West Ham, he scored a stunner brace to help his team win. He also netted in a win 3-3 over rival Liverpool. He assisted Everton in securing fifth place in Premier League, where he tasted the net 15 times in 31 games. On July 24 he became a permanent player of Everton signing a five-year deal for a handsome amount of £28 million, which was also a club record.
During the 2016-2017 season, he was Everton’s first player to score in six consecutive Premier League matches. He scored 17 goals in the season equalling his highest goal record held in former club West Brom. His first hat-trick came against Sunderland on 12 September 2016, in the very first match of the season.
He was the 12th quickest player in the Premier League history to score a hat-trick, in 11 minutes and 37 seconds. It was his most decorated season ever scoring 21 goals which were the most by anyone in a single season by an Everton player. He also became the fourth player and first foreign player to score 80 Premier League goals in his career before the age of 24.
Lukaku got his dream transfer to the theater of dream, Manchester United, in a whopping amount of £75 million with a five-year contract. He was signed soon after Wayne Rooney moved to Everton.
Lukaku hit his first international hat-trick on 26 May in the FIFA world cup 2014 against Luxembourg. At UEFA Euro 2016, Lukaku again did something magical, he scored a brace in Belgium’s 3-0 win over the Republic of Ireland in the second group stage match win on 18 June 2016.
Lukaku is earning a very handsome amount of money through his endorsements such as Kinder Bueno and Nike. Being a football star, adding up his annual earning he has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
At such a young age, he has already achieved what many players just dreamt of. On 20 April 2017, Lukaku was named in the PFA Team of the Year for the first time.
He was also included in the six-player shortlists for the PFA Player of the Year. In addition, he was also on the list of PFA Young Player of the Year awards.
Eurocup 2020 Romelu Lukaku playing for Belgium?
The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, also known as the 2020 UEFA European Championship, UEFA Euro 2020, or simply Euro 2020, is the 16th edition of the UEFA European Football Championship, the quadrennial European men’s football championship organized by the Union of European Football Associations.
Romelu Lukaku is playing for his country as a sticker. The Euro cup matches will take place in different countries which are listed below:
- The Netherlands – The 1988 European champions will play their games at Amsterdam’s iconic Johan Cruijff Arena.
- Azerbaijan – The former Soviet Republic will host the group stage games on the grounds of the Baku Olympic Stadium, which is located near the Boyukshor Lake’s shoreline.
- Romania – This year’s Euro games will be held at the National Arena Bucharest in Romania’s capital, Bucharest.
- Hungary – The group F matches will be held at the state-of-the-art Puskás Arena in Budapest, which was recently completed.
- Denmark – At Copenhagen’s Parken Stadium, the 1992 UEFA Champions League winners will strive to advance from the group stage to the next round of the competition.
- Scotland – The matches in Group D will be held at the renowned Hampden Park, which is the home of the Scotland national team.
- Germany – The German national team’s group games will be held in the Football Arena, home of Bayern Munich, the multiple Bundesliga champion and pride of Bavaria.
- Russia – Following the successful organization of the 2018 World Cup games at the Saint Petersburg Stadium, the EURO 2021 will be no different.
- Spain – The newest addition to this list is Estadio La Cartuja, which is home to both La Liga clubs Betis and Seville.
- Italy – The championship will kick off in the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, the second largest and oldest stadium on the list (constructed in 1927).
- England – This will be the first time Wembley Stadium has hosted a major international football tournament since its refurbishment following EURO 1996. The semifinal and final games will be held at Wembley Stadium.
Romelu Lukaku’s Rumors and Controversy
Romelu Lukaku has taken him out of any trouble or controversy. It seems like he has focused only on his professional career which he is doing so beautifully.
Before completing a move to Old Trafford, the news of rejoining Chelsea is in the spotlight. However, his move to Manchester United has shut down all the rumors.
Romelu Lukaku: Body Measurements
He has a height of 6 feet 3 inches with a bodyweight of 94 kg. He has black hair color and his eye color is also black.
Social Media Profile
He is active on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. He has around 10 million followers on Facebook and has more than 2.3 million followers on Twitter.