Lukaku gives heartwarming explanation behind his goal celebration

At the age of 25, Romelu Lukaku already tops the list of all-time top scorers for Belgium with 43 goals in 77 appearances.

The Manchester United centre-forward scored a brace in Belgium’s 3-0 UEFA Nations League win over Iceland on Tuesday night, following on from his opener against Scotland a few days earlier.

Lukaku still gets criticism for his all-round game, particularly when he plays against tougher opponents, but he’s still young and holds very impressive records. And he has explained the meaning of his goal celebration this week.

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As he posed for the cameras after finding the net versus Iceland, Lukaku made a gesture with his hands and in response to supporters’ curiosity, the Belgian has revealed why he uses that celebration.

“All the sacrifices you made for @Lukaku94 (Jordan Lukaku) and me. It’s only normal I dedicate every goal to you. Love you mommy,” Lukaku wrote on Instagram.


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All the sacrifices you made for @jlukaku94 and me. It’s only normal i dedicate every goal to you Love you mommy ❤

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Lukaku’s mother, Adolphine, has clearly had a huge influence on the striker and his brother, who currently plays for Serie A outfit Lazio.

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