Since his professional debut at just 16, Romelu Lukaku has scored goals. This is what he does better than most other footballers in the world.
Left foot, right foot, headers, tap ins, whatever. He’s Belgium’s all-time top scorer with over 100 Premier League goals to his name, but who does he terrorize the most with his goals?
With well over 200 club goals in his career so far, let’s take a look at who Big Rom’s favorite opponents are.
A 16-year-old Lukaku broke into Belgium with Anderlecht and scored three goals against Mechelen during his time with them, never losing a game.
Romelu scored a brace in his first appearance against Napoli after signing for Inter.
Just like against Mechelen, Lukaku has scored goals in three separate games against Lokeren and has never lost in five games against them.
Imagine stealing the show in the last game of the career of one of the greatest managers of all time. Well that’s what the tall Rom did when he landed a hat-trick to help West Brom come back from behind to draw 5-5 in Sir Alex’s last game.
Lukaku stung the Hornets three times during his time in England, each of his goals being at Vicarage Road.
Chelsea have always been his dream club, but when it didn’t work out for him at Stamford Bridge, Lukaku punished them with that solo goal after securing a permanent move to Everton.
Lukaku’s record against Arsenal isn’t the best, but that didn’t stop him from scoring this beauty in 2014 in his first season on loan at Goodison Park.
Lukaku has played for Gladbach twice, in the Champions League group stages this season, and scored a brace in both matches to continue his strong record in Europe.
The 27-year-old has scored in every game he played against Bologna, including a brace in his first game against them in 2019.
His pace is often underestimated when discussing his best attributes, but Lukaku showed it by running along the pitch late to seal three points in the game above.
Lukaku scored against Reading for West Brom and Manchester United, including this most recent effort in his last season at Old Trafford.
Four goals in six appearances for Lukaku against Genk, as he scored in four separate games against the four-time champions of Belgium.
Another club that Lukaku scored regularly against, he was the hunter whenever he ran into the Tigers.
Teenager Lukaku scored a brace in his last appearance against Gent, a 4-1 playoff win in 2011.
Four goals and two assists in eight games against Burnley was capped by a brace in his final season at Man Utd in a 2-0 win.
His time in Italy was littered with goals, but Genoa felt the anger more than any other with two suspenders and another for good measure in three games.
Five goals in two games against Young Boys have all come in the Europa League for Everton, with a hat-trick and a brace for the big Rom.
He wore the Baggies’ blue and white stripes for a year, but that didn’t stop him putting them to the sword for Everton with two goals and an assist in a 3-2 comeback victory in 2015.
Lukaku once again showed that insane pace with this goal against Leicester in 2016 as he passed Wes Morgan with ease.
Lukaku are part of the 100 club in the Premier League and he became the fifth youngest player to reach the milestone with the goal against Swansea in 2018.
Although he played for Manchester United for two years, he never scored in a Manchester derby (the International Champions Cup doesn’t count!). He scored all four of his goals against City for Everton, including this one in a 4-0 win.
The former Everton man scored twice in his very first Merseyside derby, but even before that he scored this beauty for West Brom in a win at Hawthorns.
Lukaku didn’t score in his first three games against Villa, but went on to score six points in his next five, including a brace in a 4-0 win in 2015.
Both home and away goals have seen Lukaku score in his two games against Stoke for Man Utd, while also scoring four times for Everton against them.
He has scored against Newcastle for three different clubs, including this strike for Manchester United just 40 seconds after being a substitute.
An 11-minute hat trick. 11 minutes. 11. It’s crazy Jeremy.
Aside from his first season with Everton, Lukaku has scored at least once per season against Crystal Palace, including the equalizer in that famous return to Selhurst Park.
One goal in all but two matches he has played against Bournemouth, the Belgian scored four in a crazy 6-3 victory in 2017.
Goals for three clubs against the Saints in the Premier League, Lukaku scored twice to help the Reds three-pointers in his last season at Old Trafford.
Lukaku has developed a habit of scoring goals against West Ham, scoring nine straight games against them during his time at Everton before a brace on his Manchester United debut.