Romelu Lukaku is one of the best strikers in the world now. His determination and skill have successfully made him feared by the opponents. However, there is a dark story behind the current power of Lukaku. He does not only come from a poor family but also a fully-destroyed family.
This is the story of Lukaku which successfully makes him as a steel-minded player.
It begins with his old life, he only lived with his mother and siblings. Lukaku lived in a small house with many rats. His house often lacked electricity. It is even hard to take a bath as there is no clean water supply. Every day, he only eats bread and milk. It is even hard for his mother to buy milk. His mother often added more water into the milk so that there is enough milk for him.
But this condition indeed made Lukaku was getting mentally stronger,
“People always talk about a mental issue in football”
“I am a player with the strongest mentality,”
“Because I often sit in the dark with my family,”
“Thinking, keep believing, and knowing that there is a time when we could live happily”
Lukaku has done every way to be the best player in the world so that he can free his family from poverty. But the further obstacles came…
He lived with his family with misery. They also became a racial victim in their country. His different skin and appearance made many people did not like him and humiliated his family. There was one time when Lukaku was about to have a football match, due to his uncommon posture, one of the opponent’s mother complained and interrogated him asking for his identity card. The parents of the opponents do not believe if Lukaku was in the same age as their children.
“I was forced to leave and took my identity card, and they were continuously interrogating me”
Everyone treated him harshly and at that moment he was thinking of defeating all of their children, or even destroying them.
This accident makes Lukaku grew stronger and successfully becomes a professional football player. He signed a contract with Anderlecht before eventually joining with Chelsea and heading towards Manchester United in 2017.
And now, Romelu Lukaku is successfully becoming the sharpest spearhead of Belgium and helping the red devil to break the opponent’s goal.
Power comes from the misery makes Lukaku becomes a steel-minded person and player. The lesson that we can get is that there is nothing impossible if we can keep fighting and believing. For you guys football lovers, do you think Lukaku has become the best player as he wants to? Please leave a comment and click like, and share..