Romelu Lukaku

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Romelu Lukaku Bolingoli (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːmeːlu luˈkaːku]; born 13 May 1993) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Chelsea and the Belgium national team. Lukaku began his senior club career playing for Anderlecht, where he won a Belgian Pro League title and finished as the league's top goalscorer. In 2011, he joined Chelsea in a transfer worth £10 million (€12 million), but limited playing time resulted in loans to West Bromwich Albion and Everton; in 2014, Lukaku signed with Everton in a then club-record transfer worth £28 million (€32 million), going on to finish as the league's second-top goalscorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Romelu Lukaku has received more than 17,043,255 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Romelu Lukaku is the 947th most popular soccer player (down from 756th in 2019), the 361st most popular biography from Belgium (down from 299th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Romelu Lukaku ranks 947 out of 16,923Before him are Thomas Häßler, Aleksandar Tirnanić, Tokutaro Ukon, Djibril Cissé, Dudu Georgescu, and Branko Stanković. After him are Gino Colaussi, Mario Götze, Víctor Rodríguez Andrade, Juan Alonso, Norman Hunter, and Takao Orii.

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Among people born in 1993, Romelu Lukaku ranks 4Before him are Ariana Grande, Paulo Dybala, and Mia Khalifa. After him are Paul Pogba, Liam Payne, Mauro Icardi, Raphaël Varane, Marc Márquez, Julian Draxler, IU, and Loris Karius.

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Among people born in Belgium, Romelu Lukaku ranks 361 out of 899Before him are Maria of Brabant, Holy Roman Empress (1190), Léon Delacroix (1867), Joseph Decaisne (1807), Edgar P. Jacobs (1904), Abraham Janssens (1570), and Caspar Barlaeus (1584). After him are Gillis van Coninxloo (1544), Paul Anspach (1882), Prince Laurent of Belgium (1963), Louis Michel (1947), Jaco Van Dormael (1957), and George Washington (1871).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Romelu Lukaku ranks 11Before him are Herbert Wimmer (1944), Bernard Voorhoof (1910), Eden Hazard (1991), Enzo Scifo (1966), Marc Wilmots (1969), and Louis Van Hege (1889). After him are Thibaut Courtois (1992), Jean-Marc Bosman (1964), Raymond Braine (1907), Dries Mertens (1987), Franky Van der Elst (1961), and Wilfried Van Moer (1945).

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