The Manchester United striker has now scored more than any other Belgian at a World Cup, having netted four goals in two games so far.
He has also scored more goals (seven) than any other Belgium international over World Cups and European Championships combined.
— OptaJohan (@OptaJohan) June 23, 2018
Lukaku is also the first player since Argentina great Diego Maradona in 1986 to score two goals or more in consecutive World Cup matches.
The 25-year-old moves level with Cristiano Ronaldo in the race for the Golden Boot at this year’s tournament, having kicked off with two goals in Belgium’s opening-game 3-0 win over Panama.
7 – Romelu Lukaku has now scored more goals in World Cups and European Championships than any other Belgium player in history. Finisher. #BELTUN #BEL #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/5Hx8hHbnfx
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) June 23, 2018