Romelu Lukaku

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Full Name Romelu Lukaku
Age 27 Years Old
Nick Name Lukaku
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date May 13, 1993
Birth Place Antwerp, Belgium

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Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli famed as Romelu Lukaku is one of the famous professional football players of Belgium who plays for Manchester United Football Club of England and the Belgium national team by wearing shirt number of 9 in the position of Striker. He started his youth career from Rupel Boom and he has played for other clubs such as KFC Wintam, Lierse, Anderlecht, Chelsea, West Bromwich, and Everton. He made his senior international debut for Belgium in 2010. He became the tenth-most expensive Association football transfer when Manchester United signed him from Everton for 90 million pounds in the year 2017. He is the all-time top scorer for Belgium with 45 goals so far. He is the recipient of 2018 FIFA World Cup Bronze Boot as well. He is a very talented footballer. 

Romelu Lukaku strikes twice as Manchester United beat Southampton

United came from behind to beat Southampton with an 88th-minute strike to move into the Premier League's top four. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer compared Manchester United's dramatic 3-2 win over Southampton on Saturday to "the old days" of thrilling late victories. United went behind at Old Trafford to a Yan Valery strike in the first half and, having gone 2-1 up through Andreas Pereira and Romelu Lukaku, they were pegged back by James Ward-Prowse's free-kick. Later, Lukaku struck another sublime goal in the 88th minute to secure three points that lift them back into the top four of the Premier League at the expense of Arsenal. 

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Lukaku

On 13th May 1993, Romel Lukaku was born with the real name of Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli in Antwerp, Belgium. He was born to his father, Roger Lukaku who was a professional player of Zaire national football team and his mother, Adolphin Lukaku who was businesswomen. Talking about his siblings, he has a brother named Jordan Lukaku who is also a football player. His sun sign is Taurus and he follows Roman Catholic regarding his religion. His ethnicity or race is black. His nationality is Belgian. At present, his age is 25 but his age will be 26 on her upcoming birthday in May as of 2019. His other early life background will be updated soon. 

Information regarding his education is currently not available. 

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Lukaku is very handsome football career. He has a tall height of 1.91 m and balanced weight of 94 Kg. With his charming smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him. His chest size is 45.5 in or 116 cm, biceps size is 15.5 in pr 39.5 cm and his waist size is 33 in or 84 cm. His body build is Athletic. His other body measurement will be updated soon.

How Romelu Lukaku Began His Football Career?

  • Lukaku began his youth career from local club Rupel Boom in the year 1999. 
  • In the club, he was trained and played there for four years.
  • In 2003, he moved to KFC Wintam.
  • After a year, in 2004 he joined another Belgian club Lierse, where he played for 2 years.
  • In May 2009, when he was only 16, he began his professional senior career. 
  • He was also a key member of Anderlecht’s first team that won their 30th Belgian title scoring 15 goals in his debut season in the pro league. 
  • In his next season, he scored 20 goals for the club in all competitions. 
  • After playing for Anderlecht, he Joined Chelsea Premier League Club in 2011 on a five-year deal for a reported fee of 12 million Euro. 
  • Later, Chelsea won UEFA Champions League title same year but Lukaku refused to hold the trophy as he did not feel like a winner.
  • Then, Chelsea loaned Lukaku to West Bromwich in August 2012. 
  • On 19th May 2013, he came on in as a second-half substitute and scored a hat-trick against Manchester United. 
  • He finished his 2012-13 seasons as a sixth highest goal scorer with 17 goals.  
  • For his next season 2013-14, he went back to the Chelsea and loan to Everton in 2013 for a season-long deal. 
  • For Everton, he scored 15 goals in 31 league matches. 
  • Due to his brilliant performance, he was offered to Everton for a contract of five years. 
  • In the year 2015, he was the second highest scorers of the UEFA Europa League.
  • Everton made the move permanent for 28 million pounds in July 2014. 
  • In November 2015, he became the fifth player under 23 years of age to score at least 50 Premier League goals. Robbie Fowler, Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney, and Cristiano Ronaldo were the other four to do so.
  • In July 2017, English club Manchester United signed him on a five-year deal for 75 million pounds, plus 15 million in add-ons. 
  • Manchester United signed him a day after their captain Wayne Rooney left the club. 
  • In March 2018, he scored his 100th Premier League goal against Swansea.

How Was The International Career of Romelu Lukaku?

  • Lukaku represented Belgium national team at U15, U18, and U21 levels. 
  • In the year 2010, he was Called up for the first time in the Belgium senior squad for a friendly match against Croatia. 
  • On 17th November 2010, he scored his first two international goals against the friendly match with Russia. 
  • On 18th June 2018, he scored two goals against Panama in the opening match. 
  • In 23rd June 2018, he scored twice again in a 5-2 against Tunisia, while he became the first player since Argentine legend Diego Maradona to score two goals or more in consecutive World Cup matches. 
  • He scored a total of four goals and won Bronze Boot, as his country finished third place in the tournament.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Lukaku is an unmarried person. But as of today, he is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Julia Vandeweghe. Since 2014, the couple is dating each other. They both are in deep love with each other. At present, the couple is enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances and they are planning to get married soon. His sexual orientation is straight. He does not have any children. 

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of this famous footballer is estimated to have $17 Million as of 2019. His primary source of income is from his football career. Beside football career, he also has a sponsorship deal with Puma. Manchester United signed him in 2017 for a club record transfer fee of 90 million pounds, making him the tenth-most expensive Association football transfer ever. His exact salary has not been revealed yet. But he is satisfied with his earnings. 

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