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Romelu Lukaku


ABOUT

Full NameRomelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli

BornMay 13, 1993

Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)

NationalityBelgian, Congolese

RoleStriker

SEASON STATS

Season Team Apps (Subs) Goals (P) Assists Yellows Reds Min Played
Serie A 22/23 Inter 3 (0) 1 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 227
UEFA Nations League 22/23 Belgium 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 26
Premier League 21/22 Chelsea 26 (10) 8 (1) 0 1 (0) 0 1586
FA Cup 21/22 Chelsea 6 (1) 3 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 437
UEFA Champions League 21/22 Chelsea 6 (2) 2 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 320
OVERALL CAREER STATS

Apps (Subs) 572 (96)
Goals (P) 311 (30)
Assists 57
Yellows 43 (1)
Reds 0
Min Played 43015
ABOUT



Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli is a Belgian professional footballers, who plays for the English club Chelsea FC. He was born on 13 May 1993 in Antwerp, Belgium. The 29-year-old is set is set to play for Inter Milan in 2022-23 season after his parent club decided to send him on loan to Italy. 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 68 goals scored from 101 appearances for the Belgian national team.


Background


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.


Past and present scenario


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 after failing to secure a starting role into Chelsea's first team. He scored his first goal against his former club West Brom. After scoring more than 60 goals for the Toffees, Lukaku became the most wanted player in the Premier League.


English gaints Manchester Unite came calling for the Belgian and in the end they signed him during the summer of 2017. He made his debut against Real Madrid and even scored a goal. However, his stint with Manchester United was a forgettable one as he struggled to recreate his magic for the Old Trafford faithfuls. In the end, in 2019, United decided to put him on the transfer list and Italian giants Inter Milan ended up being the suitor for the 29-year-old.


During his stint with Inter, Lukaku regained his form as started scoring goals week in and week out. The Belgian was a crucial player for Inter manager Antonio Conte and the duo managed to lead Inter to their 19th Serie A title. In the summer of 2021, English club Chelsea broke their club record transfer fee to sign the Belgian back to the Premier League. Just one season into his new club, Lukaku has already fallen off the ladder as he has been rarely used by Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel. The 29-year-old craved for a return to Inter Milan and in the end in 2022, both clubs agreed on a simple loan deal for Lukaku.


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.

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