Romelu Lukaku’s sensational goal against France in the semi-final of the Nations League competitions at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy on Thursday evening, set-up a new international record.
The 28-year-old experienced striker, who lead the Red Devils front-line against France, showcased series of impressive display in front of goal, as he netted two sensational goal, which one of them disallowed due to offside.
After Yannick Carrasco had given Roberto Martinez’s men the lead, Lukaku then turned away from Lucas Hernandez with a clever dummy before beating Lloris from a tight angle with a powerful right-footed shot.
His sensational goal against France, means he has becomes the first European player to score 68 goals for a International team before the age of 29 since Gerd Müller in 1974.
Lukaku’s second strike was disallowed due to offside, meanwhile, France came from behind to defeating Belgium by 3-2 and book their place in the final stage of the competitions.
Romelu Lukaku vs France last night:
- 90 minutes played
- 83.3% pass accuracy
- 25 accurate passes
- 3 key passes
- 2/2 aerial duels won
- 2 shots [2 on target]
- 1 goal