5 Things You Need To Know About Romelu Lukaku! Romeo Lukaku is making waves at the FIFA World Cup 2018 and it’s only his second World Cup. Check out these five facts about the Belgian, Manchester United star below.
1. Romelu Lukaku was born on the 13th of May 1993 in Antwerp, Belgium.
2. Lukaku is the ninth-most expensive Association Football transfer (£75 M, from Everton to Manchester United in 2017)
3. Lukaku is fluent in six languages including Dutch, French, Spanish, Portuguese and English.
4. The father of Romelu, Roger Lukaku, was a professional football player who started his career in Congo, and later on played for the Belgian clubs. His brother, Jordan, is also a professional football player.
5. His idols are Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba and his father Roger.