Romelu Lukaku of Inter would be celebrating his first hat-trick in Serie-A against Genoa on Saturday. But let Sebastiano Esposito score his first goal on his debut for the Nerazzurri.
The former Manchester United striker with his 31st-minute opener got a double-goal chance during a penalty grant to his side. He, therefore, gifts the 17-year-old shooter his only opportunity to mark his first goal for Inter.
Lukaku finally had his second just seven minutes after the earlier 64th-minute penalty gifting, to seal Inter’s 4-0 win in San Siro. Meanwhile, Roberto Gagliardini scored the second goal for Antonio Conte’s side two minutes after the Belgian’s first strike.
Esposito with his goal against the ”Proud One” becomes the youngest player to score Inter at San Siro, according to report.
The young Italian central-forward showers praise on the Belgium striker for giving him such a festive bonus. As well as dedicating the goal to his mother and appreciate the fans for their endless supports.
“He’s a great guy, as well as being an amazing player. He told me to take the ball and just score goals.” Esposito said.
Subsequently, he could not hide his emotion as the night is a memorable one for the youngster. And Lukaku equally having a brace secures Inter’s top position ahead of the champions Juventus on goal difference.
Meanwhile, the double strikes from the Belgium international make him record 12 goals in 17 appearances for his Italian side across all competitions.