Romelu Lukaku still stands as Belgium’s top scorer of all-time. Manchester United striker has got some roots in Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. Like some other players, Lukaku did not have a colorful childhood. But what else do you need to know about Romelu Lukaku? Here are the top 6 facts you didn’t know about Romelu Lukaku.
6. He is fluent in 9 different languages (Multi-lingual)
The Belgian striker is multi-lingual, with the ability to speak French, Dutch, English, Portuguese, Spanish, and a Congolese Swahili dialect. Lukaku can also understand German, Lingala and some other languages from Belgium.
5. Aged 23, Lukaku scored more goals than anyone in the world
At the age of 23, Lukaku had 123 goals in his career. At the same age, Ronaldo had 110, Luis Suarez 107, Wayne Rooney 100, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic 65.
4. Girlfriend rumors: Julia Vandenweghe / Sarah Mens
Romelu is very discreet about his love life, and his current relationship status seems to be mysterious. He seems to be focussing on his football career rather than dating. However, rumors say that Lukaku has been dating Julia Vandenweghe since 2014. Photos of them kissing were also revealed. Nevertheless, he has never disclosed anything about his emotions. None of his Instagram posts suggest about his girlfriend either.
Also, Romelu Lukaku has been previously linked with Dutch TV presenter Sarah Mens, according to reports. Their love hit the headlines back in 2016. The former Everton striker was said to have met Sarah while on holiday in the USA that year. The brunette beauty’s father, Harry Mens, told The Sun: “I have heard a lot of good things said about Romelu, although I have not yet had the chance to meet him.”