Since making his professional debut aged just 16, Romelu Lukaku has scored goals. It’s what he does better than most other footballers in the world.
Left foot, right foot, headers, tap ins, it doesn’t matter. He is Belgium’s all-time top goalscorer with over 100 Premier League goals to his name also, but who does he terrorise the most with his goals?
With well over 300 club goals in his career so far, let’s take a look at who Big Rom’s favourite opponents are.
Imagine stealing the limelight during the final game of the career of one of the greatest manager’s of all-time. Well that’s what big Rom did when he scored a hat-trick to help West Brom come from behind to draw 5-5 in Sir Alex’s final game.
Chelsea were always his dream club but when it didn’t work out for him at Stamford Bridge, Lukaku punished them with this solo goal after securing a permanent move to Everton.
Lukaku’s record against Arsenal isn’t the best, but that didn’t stop him scoring this beauty back in 2014 during his initial season on loan at Goodison Park.
Lukaku has only played against Benevento twice. Surely he can’t have doubled up in both games? You bet he did.
Lukaku has played Gladbach twice, during the Champions League group stages this season, and scored a brace in both games to continue his good record in Europe.
Torino first realised they didn’t like playing Lukaku when he scored a brace in a 4-2 win for I Nerazzurri. He’s bagged a couple more since.
Sassuolo are another side who fear coming up against Lukaku – four games, four goals, 100% strike rate.
Lukaku scored against Reading for West Brom and Manchester United, including this most recent effort during his final season at Old Trafford.
His pace is often under estimated when discussing his best attributes, but Lukaku showed it off as he ran the length of the field late on to seal three points in the game above.
Four goals in six appearances for Lukaku against Genk, as he scored in four separate fixtures against the four-time Belgian champions.
Another club that Lukaku scored regularly against, he was the hunter whenever he came up against the Tigers.
The teenage Lukaku scored a brace in his final appearance against Gent, a 4-1 win in the playoffs in 2011.
Four goals and two assists in eight games against Burnley was capped with a brace in his final season at Man Utd in a 2-0 win.
The 27-year-old has scored in every game he’s played against Bologna, including a brace in his first game against them in 2019.
Five goals in two games against Young Boys all came in the Europa League for Everton, with a hat-trick and a brace for big Rom.
Lukaku played five times for Inter against neighbourhood rivals Milan, and scored in every single game. Course he did.
He wore the blue and white stripes of the Baggies for a year, but that didn’t stop him putting them to the sword for Everton with two goals and an assist in a comeback 3-2 win in 2015.
Lukaku showed that insane pace once again with this goal against Leicester in 2016 as he brushed past Wes Morgan with ease.
Lukaku is part of the 100 club in the Premier League and he became the fifth youngest player to hit the milestone with this goal against Swansea in 2018.
Despite playing 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 first ever Merseyside derby, but even before then he scored this beauty for West Brom in a win at Hawthorns.
His time in Italy was littered with goals, but Genoa felt the wrath more than any other with two braces and another two for good measure.
Lukaku didn’t score in his first three games against Villa, but went on to score six in his next five including a brace in a 4-0 win in 2015.
Goals both home and away meant Lukaku scored in both his games against Stoke for Man Utd, while also scoring four times for Everton against them.
He scored against Newcastle for three different clubs, including this strike for Manchester United just 40 seconds after coming on as a substitute.
An 11-minute hat trick. 11 minutes. 11. That’s insane Jeremy.
Barring his first season with Everton, Lukaku has scored at least once every season against Crystal Palace including the equaliser in this famous comeback at Selhurst Park.
A goal in all but two fixtures he’s played against Bournemouth, the Belgian scored four in a crazy 6-3 win back in 2017.
Goals for three clubs against the Saints in the Premier League, Lukaku scored twice to help the Reds to three points in his final season at Old Trafford.
Lukaku made a habit out of scoring goals against West Ham, scoring in nine games in a row against them during his time at Everton before a brace on his Manchester United debut.