Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli is a Belgian professional footballers, who plays for the English club Chelsea FC.
He’s one of the few players who scored 50 Premier League goals before turning 23, and he also holds the all-time record of 31 goals scored for the Belgian national team.
He was born on 13 May 1993 in Antwerp, Belgium.
Lukaku was enrolled in the local club, Rupel Boom at the age of five. His talent enabled him to move to top clubs in the Belgian Pro League club during his youth years. He played for Lierse for 2 years and scored 121 goals in 68 matches.
Lukaku’s first appearance with Anderlecht was in the year 2009, he scored his first goal at senior level against Zulte Waregem. He was signed by Everton in 2014 for a fee of £28 million.
He scored his first goal against his former club West Brom. He was signed in the Manchester United. He made his debut against Real Madrid and scored a goal.
Lukaku made his international debut in the year 2010 when Belgium played a friendly match against Croatia. He scored his first goal for his nation in 2012 when they were playing against the Netherlands.
Rise to glory
Lukaku’s splendid performance in the year 2009 he was awarded the Belgian Sportsman Promising Talent of the Year in the same year.
In 2015, Lukaku scored his first Everton hat-trick in a 4–1 win for Everton against BSC Young Boys in the UEFA Europa League. He scored a total of eight goals in the tournament and was declared the highest scorer that season.
In 2016, Lukaku scored his 20th goal of the season for Everton and became the first Everton player since Graeme Sharp to score at least 20 goals for Everton.
Lukaku began his career with Anderlecht and scored 33 goals for the club. He also served the Chelsea club with whom he won the FA Cup 2011-12. For three years he was part of the Everton club and 53 goals. He also played for Manchester United from 2017- 2021. Presently, he plays for Chelsea FC again.