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Lukaku reaches goalscoring landmark with brace against Lazio

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The Belgium international has joined an exclusive club to inscribe his name alongside the European greats of modern times.

Romelu Lukaku has reached a tally of 300 goals for club and country by scoring a double against Lazio on Sunday.

Lukaku opened the scoring in the Serie A outing, converting from the spot midway through the first half to preserve a perfect penalty kick conversion rate for Inter – 10 goals from 10 attempts. He added a second at the brink of half-time, blasting a shot into the bottom-left corner.

Lautaro Martinez was also on target for the hosts and so was Gonzalo Escalante for the visitors as Inter beat Lazio 3-1.

Lukaku has now scored 56 goals in all competitions for the Nerazzurri since joining the club from Manchester United in August 2019.

The 27-year-old has played for six clubs across three countries in his career so far, having scored 87 times for Everton, 42 times for Manchester United, 41 times for Anderlecht, and 17 times for West Brom. He has scored 57 goals for his country in 89 games.

The Belgian marksman also took his tally up to 15 goals in the Serie A campaign and is only behind Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (16) in the race for the Capocannoniere.