Romelu Lukaku, playing for Belgium National Team is a celebrated football striker. He currently has transferred to Inter Milan. Romelu started playing football since he was 5 years old. The first club he played in was “Rupel Boom”.
Born to mother Adolphine Lukaku and Father Roger Lukaku, he spent his childhood in the family with his younger brother, Jordan Lukalu.
He was born on May 13, 1993, in Antwerp, Belgium. His father Roger also played professional football during his time. Moreover, his brother also plays for the Belgium National Team and Italian Club Lazio as a left-back.
This star player is a Roman Catholic and does not drink alcohol. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Dutch, French, Portuguese and Congolese and understands German as well.
He has always looked up to Didier Drogba as his inspiration in football.
Standing 6 ft 3 in tall, Romelu Lukaku weighs around 92 kgs and Taurus is his star sign. His body measures are116 cm for chest,31.5 cm for biceps and 84 cm for the waist.
After playing in his hometown club at 5 years old, later he got the chance to play with the Lierse, a Belgian Pro League Club.
He continued playing there until 2006 from 2004. In his journey with Lierse, he played 68 matches scoring 121 goals.
It was 2009 when he started his professional career with Anderchlt’s senior team. He established himself as a top goalscorer of the team. He had signed a professional contract with Anderlecht on May 16, 2009, for 3 years until 2012.
Later in august 2011, he joined the Premier League with the Chelsea football club for the first time. He received a fee of 12 million Euro as per the reports. However, he was not in form all through the season. So, he didn’t hold the trophy even when Chelsea won the Premier League.
In August 2012 West-Brownich took Lukaku for a season-long deal after Chelsea loaned him. He achieved 3 goals against Manchester United after coming as a second-half substitute on 19 May 2013.
By the end of the season 2012-2013, after scoring 17 goals, he was able to place himself as the sixth-highest goal-scorer.
In the next season 2013-2014, he was able to make 15 goals for Everton in 31 matches. Chelsea loaned Lukaku to Everton for the 2012-2013 season. After finishing off the season in Everton, Lukalu played for Chelsea in two Premier League Matches.
In 2014, Everton signed Romely for 28 million pounds. Romeo came in as the fifth player who was under 25years to score 50 goals in Premier League.
As soon s Manchester United’s Captain left the club, they signed Lukaku in the club. He scored his 100th goal from Manchester United in March 2018 against Swansea.
However, recently he has been transferred to Inter Milan on August 8, 2019. The contract is valid until 30 June 2024.
As of 2017, Romelu Lukaku has a salary of 4.68 million GBP. Recently in 2019, Inter Milan paid him an annual salary of 6 million euro.
Moreover, the salary will be increased on a yearly basis and is forecasted to reach 8.5 million euro by 2022.
He signed five-year deal worth 65 million euro.
Besides the club football, Lukaku has played in the Belgium National Team for U15, U18 and U19 groups. He has also scored 2 goals each against Panama and Tunisia in World Cup 2018. Thus he becomes the second player to make 2 goals in two back-to-back matched in the WorldCup after Maradona. His total four goals made him the winner of Bronze Boot in the tournament.
At the age of 25, Romelu Lukaku has a net worth of $20 million.
As of now, Romelu is not married but is dating Sarah Mens. She has 5 siblings and is the daughter of the presenter, Harry Mens They started dating since 2017 after meeting on a holiday in the US.
Romelu has been public about his relationships. They are open about their relationships and seem to be so in love.
Before this relationship, he also dated Julia Vandeweghe. Julia is a former model and had a great social media presence.