Romelu Lukaku, full name, Romelu Menama Lukaku is a Belgian footballer who plays in the Current Team of Premier League Club Everton on loan from Chelsea F.C as a Forward from squad No.18 and from the Belgium National Football team as a forward.
Lukaku scored two goals in the opening match of the 2018 World Cup kick-off against Panama. With the second goal, the total goals of his career increased to 38.
Early Life of Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku was born on 1993 May 13 at Antwerp, Belgium. He is 21 years old. He owns the Height of 6 feet and four inches and weight of 94 Kg. Roger Lukaku is the name of his Parents. His father was a professional football player who has played in the capped matches at international level by Zaire.
Romelu Lukaku was always focused on his education on the encouragement of his parents. He can speak multi-languages to list as Dutch, French, Spanish, Portuguese and English. However, he can understand German but cannot speak well.
He has a younger sibling named Jordan who is also a footballer. Romelu Lukaku’s childhood hero is Didier Drogba which was stated by him. And also had stated of his dream of playing at Chelsea.
Romelu Lukaku started his youth career at the age of five joining at Rupel Boom in the year 1999. He remained in the team growing and developing his football skills spending 4 seasons at this club.
In 2003, he was found by the scouts of Lierse SK, a Belgian Pro League Team and made his move to join at this club. Spending three years at this club, he joined at Anderlecht. He played three more years as a youth player in Anderlecht and then made his professional debut from the team in 2009 after being promoted into the senior team.
He appeared in 73 matches with 33 goals from this club in his senior career. Having such a talent and the successful years at Anderlecht, he went to fulfill his dream of joining his dream Club Chelsea after being transferred from Anderlecht.
In 2011, he made his dream come true being the part of Chelsea team. He had signed five years contract with Chelsea. He has played in 10 matches from Chelsea so far. He is the substitute option in the team.
Romelu Lukaku was loaned to West Bromwich Albion and Everton by Chelsea in the seasons of 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 respectively. Thus, makes the Current Team with Everton.
He has the experience of playing from Belgium-under- 15, 18 and 21 National Football Team in 2008, 2011 and 2009 respectively. He is in the first team of Belgium National Football Team since 2010. He has appeared in 28 cap matches bagging 8 goals from the team.
He was named in Belgium's 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup and was a starting line-up in the match against Panama on June 18, 2018.
Net Worth, Salary, Achievements and More
Romelu Lukaku's net worth is $20 million at present. He currently earns a salary of €4.68 million.
According to 2011 salary statistical record, Lukaku earned an annual salary of 2.4 million Euros. His current market value €90 million.
He has won Belgian Pro League 2009-2010 with Anderlecht, FA Cup 2011-2012 with Chelsea and Belgian First Division Top Scorer 2009/2010 and Belgian Ebony Shoe in 2011 as individual wards.
Personal Life of Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku is a young, energetic and ambitious football player playing from the main position of Central Forward. He is tall and very strong physically. He is quick and has the good awareness of positioning.
He has the superb quality of marking and finishing which makes him all-rounder striker. He is focused and determined player. He likes to dribble.
Lukaku is a practicing Roman Catholic; he made the pilgrimage to Lourdes in 2014.
by sahra, 13 Jun, 2014