Romelu Lukaku is very happy that he is recovering from Covid as his son Romeo turns 3 years old

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Chelsea striker, Romelu Lukaku has confirmed that he is recovering from the dreaded coronavirus as his son, Romeo Emmanuel turned 3-year-old on December 18, 2021.

Lukaku and three other Chelsea players tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus ahead of the club’s Premier League match against Everton on Thursday, December 16, 2021.

Other players who missed the match which ended 1-1 at Stamford Bridge due to the virus were: Timo Werner, Callum Hudson-Odoi, and Ben Chilwell.

On Friday, a day after the match, Romelu Lukaku took to his Instagram story to confirm that he missed the game because he was self-isolating after testing positive for the virus. He appreciated those who have been wishing him a speedy recovery.

The 28-year-old Belgian striker wrote: “A few days ago I tested positive for COVID. I am feeling good now and I am in isolation for the next few days… I’ve seen the messages thank you for that. Stay safe people.”

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Romelu Lukaku is very happy that he is recovering from Covid as his son Romeo turns 3 years old

Afterward, Lukaku took to his Instagram story to post about his son, Romeo who turned 3-year-old today, Saturday, December 18, 2021. In his post, the football star thanked God for the birth of the boy and also confirmed how much he loves the boy.

The football star wrote: “God thank you for that day! Happy birthday my son I will love and protect you forever. Your happiness is all that matters.”

Romelu Lukaku is very happy that he is recovering from Covid as his son Romeo turns 3 years old

Romeo was born on December 18, 2018, when Romelu Lukaku was still playing for Manchester United. He left United a year after for Italian Serie A side, Inter Milan on August 8, 2019, for a transfer fee worth €74 million.

While in Italy, the Belgium record goalscorer has posted pictures of the young man on social media but has always tried to avoid the face of the boy from being visible.

File photo of Lukaku and his son doing some shopping.

Though he has never said why he chose to flaunt his son that way, it is assumed that the football star is trying to control the amount of private information that is allowed to get to the public especially now that the boy is still very young.

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The return of Lukaku to the Premier League after signing for Chelsea football club for €115 million on August 12, 2021, means that Romeo is back in his country of birth.

However, Lukaku’s return to the league has not been as rosy as anticipated. He just recovered from an injury before he contract covid-19.

Aside from that, his goalscoring form has not been as superb as anticipated as he has managed to score just 5 goals and provided an assist in 16 games in all competitions so far this season.

He is expected to miss Chelsea’s Premier League game against Wolves on Sunday, December 19, 2021. The game will kick off at 15:00.

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