Jordan Lukaku

Jordan Lukaku

Belgian, Congolese

Personal Information

Full Name Jordan Zacharie Lukaku Menama Mokelenge
Date of Birth July 25, 1994
Nationality Belgian, Congolese
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Jordan Lukaku: A Brief Biography

Jordan Zacharie Lukaku Menama Mokelege is a footballer who plays as a left back and represents Belgian national football team. He is the younger brother of Manchester United and Belgium national team striker Romelu Lukaku.

He was born on 25 July 1994 in Antwerp, Belgium.


Lukaku started his football journey in 2000 with the youth club KFC Wintam and moved to Boom FC in 2003. A year later he changed his club to SK Lierse before eventually joining RSC Anderlecht in 2006 despite Arsenal showing interest in him.

He trained with Anderlecht and was included in the Belgium U15 in February 2009 and in the U16 side a year later. He was included in the U19 side of RSC Anderlecht and soon made it to the reserve side of Anderlecht.

He made his debut for Belgium U19 on 1 September 2011 against Germany U19 which Germany won by 3-5.

Lukaku made it to the main side of Anderlecht in December 2011 and made his debut in March 2012 against Zulte Waregem which Anderlecht won by 2-1.

He debuted for the Belgium U21 team on 5 February 2013 against Spain U21 which ended in a 1-1 draw.


Lukaku made his international debut for Belgium on 10 October 2015 against Andorra in a UEFA Euro 2016 qualification match which Belgium won by 1-4.

He was later selected in the squad for UEFA Euro 2016 and made one appearance in the tournament in the quarterfinal against Wales which Belgium lost by 3-1.

Club Career

Lukaku spent 5 years at RSC Anderlecht and made 10 appearances while scoring one goal for the U19 side and 9 appearances for the main side.

He won the Viareggio Cup with the U19 side in 2012-13 season and is also a three time Belgian Champion and two time Belgian Super Cup winner.

In August 2013, Lukaku was loaned to KV Oostende as he made his debut for Oostende in August 2013 against Lokeren which Lokeren won by 1-0. His contract with Anderlecht expired at the end of the season and Oostende gave him a permanent contract of four years.

He made 83 appearances for Oostende while scoring thrice and providing 10 assists before eventually moving to Italian club Lazio in July 2016. He has made 57 appearances for Lazio while scoring one goal and providing 5 assists.

He won the Italian Super Cup with Lazio in 2017-18 season.He has also made 8 appearances for the Belgian senior team.

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