Belgium’s pride – Romelu Lukaku

Belgium's pride - Romelu Lukaku
Belgium's pride - Romelu Lukaku

So here is the biography of the top goal scorer of Belgium – Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku (Full name – Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli) is a Belgian striker born on 13 May 1993 in Antwerp, Belgium. He is given the nick name – Rocky by his Manchester United teammates.

His father – Roger Lukaku is a former Belgian Congolese footballer who played as a forward and his mother’s name is Adolphine Lukaku. He also have a younger brother – Jordan Lukaku.


  • Lukaku’s father was a die hard football fan didn’t miss a single Premier League match.
  • Lukaku got addicted to football after watching the game for hours on TV.
  • He was interested in video games and was good at academics.
  • His brother also supported him for his passion and so they played and practiced together.
  • His father sent him to the club Rupel Boom where he outperformed other kids in the team.
  • In 2004, Lierse signed Lukaku.
  • After an outstanding performance at Lierse, where he scored 121 goals in 68 matches, Anderlecht signed him.
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  • At 16, he helped Anderlecht to reach top 16 of UEFA Europa League.
  • 2011, Chelsea signed Lukaku.
  • He was named Man of the Match in his debut game for Chesea.
  • His performance at Chesea was not good so he was sent to West Bromwich on a year loan.
  • In 2013, he went back to Chelsea and was sent to Everton on a year loan.
  • In 2014, Everton signed a five year contract with him.
  • In 2017, he was included in PFA Team of the Year.

Personal Life

  • Lukaku was dating Julia Vandenweghe since 2014 but they broke up soon.
  • In Jan 2020, Lukaku became a father as his girlfriend Sarah Mens gave birth to a baby girl.
  • He knows a number of languages. He can speak Dutch, English, Portuguese, Spanish and French.
  • He can speak German a little bit.

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