Romelu Lukaku hasn’t enjoyed great success in front of goal in recent times.
The Belgian is one of the best strikers in the world but has failed to score in his last five Chelsea games.
But he was back on the scoresheet for his country on Thursday evening.
And what a goal it was.
Belgium took a 1-0 lead against France in their Nations League semi-final through Yannick Carrasco.
Lukaku then doubled their lead minutes later after a moment of magic.
Collecting a ball from Kevin De Bruyne, the striker caught Lucas Hernandez out with a brilliant dummy.
He then powered a strike with his weak right-foot past Hugo Lloris and into the net from what seemed like an impossible angle.
Watch the goal below…
OMDDDSS ,Lukaku 2nd goal 🥅
You won’t a better goal than this ever .BRRRRRRR
— Bollingoali9. 👑 (@KingReturn9) October 7, 2021
Romelu Lukaku goal ⚽
The Chelsea striker spins away from Lucas Hernandez to double Belgium’s quickfire lead against France 💨🎯pic.twitter.com/zMUgjfT3uu
— BirdieFootball (@birdiefootball) October 7, 2021
Romelu Lukaku 🔥🔥🔥
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— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) October 7, 2021
That is special. Lukaku is now considered one of the best strikers in the world and his goal against France only emphasises that idea.
Lukaku goal, which was his 68th in 101 international appearances, gave Belgium a two-goal lead going into half-time.
The Red Devils now have one foot in the final.
Should they see the game out they will play Spain on Sunday evening.
Luis Enrique’s side ended Italy’s 37-game unbeaten streak on Wednesday evening, with Ferran Torres’ double giving them a 2-1 victory.