Romelu Lukaku Scores Penalty For Inter Milan, Fans Immediately Point Out The Irony
Romelu Lukaku scored from the penalty spot to record his second Inter Milan goal following his transfer from Manchester United, and football fans immediately pointed out the irony.
Cagliari 1-2 Inter (LUKAKU Penalty) and racism from the fans apparently disgusting. pic.twitter.com/sllXp1izAJ
- Inter Vids (@VidsFcim) September 1, 2019
United haven't had much luck from the spot with both Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford failing to convert penalties against Wolves and Crystal Palace, respectively.
However, former Red Lukaku has no trouble in finding the back of the net from the spot as he netted a penalty for Inter Milan on Sunday, which sent social media into overdrive.
And Lukaku puts the penalty in for CAG 1: 2 INT. Rashford and Pogba need to understudy him
- Manchester United (@MAN_UTD_NOW) September 1, 2019
Lukaku teaching his former employees how to take penalties :joy:
- Tyburgersign :hamburger: (@Bondwolfgang) September 1, 2019
Fancy that. #Lukaku scores a penalty. Man Utd could do with a player who can put them away. #ManUtd
- Stu Lord (@StuLord) September 1, 2019
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Lukaku scores a penalty for Inter... how ironic :laughing:
- Kopite Corner :star::star::star::star::star::star: (@Kopite_Corner) September 1, 2019
So, United players are missing penalty everywhere and Lukaku is out here scoring PKs for fun for Inter? You love to see it
- Gideon (@DondeonBeke) September 1, 2019
While Rashford and Pogba are missing penalties for Manchester United, Lukaku just score one for Inter. He has now two goals in two games in Italy!
- David Kappel (@kappilinho) September 1, 2019
That wasn't the only takeaway from his successful penalty. Lukaku was also subject to vile racist abuse as he stepped up to take the penalty.
A section of Cagliari fans racially abused the Belgium striker with monkey chants.
Lukaku, meanwhile, has now scored two Serie A goals in two games following his £74 million summer switch.