Lukaku to retire from International football after Euros

Lukaku to retire from International football after Euros

Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has revealed he wants to retire from international duty with Belgium after the 2020 European Championships.


Aged just 25, the Manchester United striker holds the goal-scoring record for his country with 40 to his name already.


However, it seems the former Chelsea striker is already thinking of retiring from international football at the peak of his powers.


The Euros is in two years time meaning he would be 27 by the time it concludes but he won’t be looking to feature in the 2020 World Cup in Qatar.


According to Manchester Evening News, Romelu said to Business Insider: “After the Euros, I think I’ll stop. Every big tournament for us as a country has to be getting into the semifinals, and then you go from there.


“You will go to win the whole thing, but you don’t go for less than the semifinals.”


Of course, if Lukaku is still with United by then, it would technically be good news for the club since he would give his best years solely to them.


The Belgian arguably has at least three more international tournaments in him following the conclusion of this summer’s World Cup but he’s apparently not interested.


Romelu seemed to suggest the nation is in good hands in terms of the talented youngsters coming through it’s ranks.

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