Romelu Lukaku has developed himself as an athlete to be one of the most rounded strikers in football right now. His ability to hold the ball in small spaces against opposition defenders, along with his brutal finishing ability makes him one of the most talented young strikers in his game. The Belgian striker has recently got transferred from Inter Milan to Chelsea football club for a transfer of 285 Million Pounds ( INR 28,16.62 Cr) making him the most expensive signing in Chelsea football history.
|Real Name||Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli.|
|Birth Place||Antwerp, Belgium.|
|Date of Birth||13th May 1993.|
|Source of Income||Professional football player.|
|Age||29 years. (As of 2022).|
|Father Name||Roger Menama Lukaku.|
|Mother’s name||Adolphine Lukaku.|
|Siblings||He has a younger brother named Jordan.|
|Current team||Chelsea FC.|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches / 191 Cm.|
|Weight||103 Kg /227.08 Lbs.|
|Children||The couple even welcomed a son named Romeo Lukaku. The lovely couple separated in 2021.|
|Relationship||Sarah Men’s a Belgian Model. They were together for more than 5 years and broke up.|
|Monthly Income||$ 2,372,117.41 ( INR 180,048,461.08).|
|Yearly Income||$ 28,465,408.91 (INR 2,16,05,81,533.00 ).|
8.7 million followers
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11 million followers
|Net Worth||$ 45 million (INR 3,41.67 Cr).|
|Last Updated||April 2022.|
The Belgian attacker’s current net worth stands around $ 45 million ( INR 3,41.37 Cr) which makes him one of the richest footballers in the world. Due to his improvement in his overall game as a number 9, his net worth started increasing year by year and for years to come. He became the most expensive player of all time when he joined Chelsea FC for a cumulative fee of almost 285 Million Pounds, ( INR INR 28,16.62 Cr) which crosses the transfer record signing of Neymar Junior from FC Barcelona to Paris Saint Germain Pounds 222 Million ( INR 21,93.03 Cr).
During his first season in Inter Milan, Lukaku earned a healthy salary of 11.5 Million ( INR 87.23 Cr) per year, which was then increased to 12.5 Million Pounds (INR 1,23.53 Cr) after his first successful season with the Italian Superclub. After joining Chelsea, he started to earn 12 Million Pounds (INR 1,18.57 Cr) plus add ons with a weekly wage of 250k ( INR 1.89 Cr) Pounds per week. He is the only footballer who has sponsored both Nike and Adidas. He is now currently in a sponsorship deal with Adidas with a deal worth around $ 1.5 Million ( INR 11.37 Cr) per year. He has also signed a sponsorship deal of $ 83,000 ( INR 62.95Lacs) with Maserati, an Italian Supercar brand.
The Belgian Superstar has been endorsing the American Sportswear brand, NIKE, for a very long time and along with that, he has also endorsed Adidas as he wears Adidas boots to play. He has signed a contract deal with Roc Nation Sports for undisclosed amounts of money. He said that signing this contract deal would improve his global brand image in the upcoming years. He is now currently in a sponsorship deal with Adidas with a deal worth around $ 1.5 Million ( INR 11.37 Cr) per year.
The Belgian forward started his career with Anderlecht FC in the year 2009 & scored his first senior goal against Zulte Waregem in the Belgian Professional football league. After his striking performance Everton Fc, one of the famous football clubs in England signed him for 28 Million Euros ( INR 2,30.68 Cr). He was in his early 20s and was already started winning the English premier league with his goal-scoring prowess. Due to Manchester United’s failure to win the English Premier League and the UEFA champions league, many United supporters criticized his performance, especially signalling his bad first touch on the ball. Because of such unfair treatment from the United fans, he decided to request an immediate transfer to Inter Milan.
He has scored 24 goals and provided 16 assists in the Serie A 20/21 season, which makes him the 2nd top scorer, after the Portuguese legend, Cristiano Ronaldo. On 12th August 2021, he returned to Chelsea FC for a reported club-record fee of 97.5 Million Euros ( INR 8,03.13 Cr) making him the most expensive transfer of all time. On 24th February 2010, he made his debut for the first team Belgium Senior squad against Croatia. On 10th November 2017, Belgium forward equalled the all-time Belgium goal-scoring record, by Bernard Voorhoof and Paul Van Himst, after scoring twice against Mexico in a 3-3 draw.
On 21st November 2015, he scored twice in a 4–0 win over Aston Villa, becoming the fifth player under 23 years of age to score at least 50 Premier League goals, after Robbie Fowler, Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo. He then joined Manchester United on 10th July 2017, signing a five-year contract with the option of a further year. The fee was officially undisclosed, it was reported to be worth an initial £75 million ( INR 7,40.93 Cr) plus £15 million ( INR 1,48.18 Cr) in add-ons. He then became a teammate with his French-speaking close friend Paul Pogba.
He played wonderfully in the FIFA world cup 2018, having scored 4 goals and provided 1 assist, winning the Bronze boot award, and helping Belgium to reach the semi-finals of the world cup for the first time. On 26th January 2021, he was involved in a confrontation with former Manchester United teammate Zlatan Ibrahimović in Inter’s Coppa Italia quarter-final match against Milan. On 12th August 2021, he returned to his former club Chelsea, a decade after he had originally joined the club, for a reported club-record fee of £97.5 million ( INR 9,62.98 Cr). He then became the most expensive player of all time with cumulative transfer fees of almost £285 million ( INR 28,15.06 Cr) surpassing Neymar.
The Belgian star got an injury to his hamstring before the November international break and is still coming back to full match fitness. Giving an interview to Chelsea’s official club website, he has told about his injury and returning to his best for the Blues. He said: “It was very frustrating.
The Belgian Striker is currently dating his girlfriend Sarah Men. They met a couple of years ago in Miami, USA, Sarah is twenty-eight years old and is of Dutch nationality. She has proved to be not only a successful businesswoman but a Dutch model as well.
Lukaku is really famous all around the world with a net worth of $ 45 million (INR 3,41.67 Cr). Because of such high wages, he is one of the richest footballers in the world today and owns a wide variety of luxury supercars in his garage including:-
Lamborghini Countach $187,000 ( INR 1.41 Cr).
Mercedes Benz S Class Coupe $110,850 (INR 84.09 Cr).
Mercedes AMG GTR Coupe $199,900 ( INR 1.51 Cr).
Mercedes AMG GLS 63 SUV $132,100 ( INR 1 Cr)
Maserati Levante $78,290 ( INR 59.40 Lacs).
He is really active on Social media and shares videos of his training, and matches with Real Madrid, Belgium, and also promotes his sponsorship endorsements. Because of his world-famous stardom, he has a total of 8.7 million followers on Instagram and 11 million followers on Facebook.
He is really passionate about football & tries to give his best every match and believes in contributing to the team with his creativity in assisting and in goals. Outside the glamour of football, the Belgian forward likes to spend time with his family and friends.
He is known for being a pure number 9, striking the ball in the back of the net, and always being at the right position at the right time. He is also brilliant in hold-up play, which allows him to distribute the ball to the fast speedy wingers, & creating more goal-scoring opportunities for the team.
He is world-class and has won a lot of major trophies for his team. He won the FA Cup with Chelsea in 2012, although he wasn’t a major part of the club’s success. In 2021, he was the 2nd top scorer in the league behind Cristiano Ronaldo, and his partnership with Lautaro Martinez is what made them SERIE A Champions.
Q. What is Lukaku’s Favorite food?
Ans- His favourite food is salad, fish, chicken, and Feijoada.
Q.What Sports does Lukaku like?
Ans-He likes Football and Basketball.
Q. What is Lukaku’s favourite genre of music?
Ans- His favourite music is Rap and Hip-hop.
Q. At what age did Lukaku start playing football?
Ans- He started playing football at the young age of 4, for his hometown club in Belgium.
Q.Who is Lukaku’s favorite player?
Ans:- His favourite player is Adriano from Brazil.