Romelu Lukaku is currently one of the most well-rounded number nines in the game. of Football right Now
His ability to hold the ball in tight spaces against opponents, as well as his accuracy in front of goal, are what distinguishes him as one of the top attackers in the world.
How ever this did not happen overnight. We will be taking a dive into Romelu Lukaku his Biography, Career , Networth, Facts and more:
Romelu Lukaku Biography
Full name: Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli
Nickname: The Tank
Birthday: May 13, 1993
Age: 28 Years, 28 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Taurus
Father: Roger Lukaku
Mother: Adolphine Lukaku
Siblings: Jordan Lukaku
City: Antwerp, Belgium
Height: 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Black
Jersey number: 9
Professional debut: 2009
Who is Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku (Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli) is a Belgian professional footballer who recently became the most expensive player of all time when he moved back to the Stamford Bridge having a cumulative fee of almost £285 million beating Neymar when PSG paid £222 million for him back in 2017. He also Plays for Belgium national team. Lukaku began his professional career at Belgian Pro League club Anderlecht in 2009, where he made his senior debut, at age 16. During the 2018 FIFA World Cup, he finished as the joint second-highest goalscorer after helping Belgium to a third-place finish and won the Bronze Boot Award.
Romelu is fluent in several languages. He is fluent in several languages, including Dutch, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Congolese and French. He understands German as well.
Romelu Lukaku Football Career
Romelu started playing football at a young age and joined his first club, ‘Rupel Boom,’ at the age of 5. Eventually, he was discovered by a bigger club, ‘Lierse’ and was inducted into their youth program. He scored 121 goals in the 68 matches that he played for ‘Lierse’, which got him a contract with ‘Anderlecht.’ Soon, he emerged as the lead scorer in the ‘Belgian Championship.’ Following this, he joined ‘Chelsea’ in 2011. In 2012, he was loaned to ‘West Bromwich Albion.’ In 2014, he signed a three-year contract with ‘Everton.’ After a lot of speculations, he signed a five-year contract with ‘Manchester United,’ in 2017. He made his league debut at home against West Ham. Manchester United won the match thanks to two goals scored by Lukaku with the final result 4-0.
In 2019 Lukaku decided to leave Manchester for several reasons and joined the Italian team, Inter Milan on 8 August 2019.
Following the exit of Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte in 2021. After a lot of persuasion, Lukaku signed a move back to Stamford Bridge. becoming the most expensive player of all time with a cumulative fee of almost £285 million. Romelu has played for the Belgian ‘Under-21’ team and the Belgian senior team. Romelu happens to be a very aggressive player on the field and is known to use his body to get around the defenders.
Romelu Lukaku Honours | Awards
- Belgian Pro League: 2009–10
- Serie A: 2020–21
- UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2019–20
- Belgian Sportsman Promising Talent of the Year: 2009
- Belgian Bronze Shoe: 2009
- Belgian Sportsman Promising Talent of the Year: 2009
- Belgian Pro League top scorer: 2009–10
- Belgian Silver Shoe: 2010
- Belgian Ebony Shoe: 2011
- UEFA Europa League top scorer: 2014–15
- Everton Young Player of the Season: 2015–16
- Everton Goal of the Season: 2015–16
- Premier League Player of the Month: March 2017
- PFA Team of the Year: 2016–17 Premier League
- Everton Player of the Season: 2016–17
- Everton Players’ Player of the Season: 2016–17
- PFA Fans’ Player of the Month: August/September 2017
- FIFPro World XI 4th team: 2017
- FIFA World Cup Bronze Boot: 2018
- Italian Football Hall of Fame (Davide Astori Fair Play Award): 2019
- UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2019–20
- UEFA Europa League Player of the Season: 2019–20
- Best Belgian Abroad: 2020
- IFFHS World’s Best International Goal Scorer: 2020
- Premio internazionale Giacinto Facchetti: 2020
- UEFA European Championship Team of the Tournament: 2020
- Serie A Most Valuable Player: 2020–21
- Serie A MVP of the Month: February 2021
Romelu Lukaku Media and endorsements
Lukaku was the first Premier League player to join Jay-Z’s management agency Roc Nation Sports. In 2018, he signed a record sponsorship deal with German sportswear company Puma, the company’s largest endorsement deal ever.
Romelu Lukaku Family, children and relationships
Romelu was born and raised in a football-loving family. His cousin, in addition to his father and brother, is a professional football player. His mother, Adolphine, a professional soccer businesswoman, was instrumental in her son’s future career. Jordan, his younger brother, is also a good footballer with a bright future, perhaps even brighter than his elder brothers.
Romelu Lukaku Networth 2021
Romelu Lukaku is said to have a net worth of €45 million. When he returned to Stamford Bridge, he became the most expensive footballer in history, with a total fee of about £285 million.
Romelu got a handsome €11.5 million per year in his first season with Inter Milan in 2019, which was subsequently upped to €12.5 million after a successful debut season. He has signed a five-year contract with Chelsea and is likely to earn €12 million with add-ons.
The striker has bounced between Nike and Adidas over the years but is now signed to Nike on a one-year contract worth roughly $1.5 million. The striker also recently signed a $83,000 deal with Maserati in July.
Romelu Lukaku Education
Romelu went to Saint-Guidon Institute, a high school situated in Brussels. The 27-year-old holds a graduate degree in Public Relations.