Inter striker Romelu Lukaku will not play for Belgium in their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifier against Kazakhstan tomorrow, according to today’s paper edition of the Milano based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport.
The 26-year-old striker will be rested after Belgium secured their place in next summer’s European Championships following their 9-0 win over San Marino earlier this week, the report details, adding that the Nerazzurri forward will return to training with the Nerazzurri at the start of next week.
Lukaku scored twice against San Marino on Thursday, dedicating his 51st goal for the national team to his mother, who was celebrating her 51st birthday that very same day.
The former Manchester United striker has reached a 50 goal tally for his national team faster than most other big stars, the report highlights, with players such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo only netting 50 goals when they were 28 and 29 respectively, whereas Lukaku reached the milestone at the of age of 26 years and 9 months.
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