Striker Romelu Lukaku made history this Sunday with the Belgian team, which culminated the qualifying phase for the German Euro 2024 with a resounding victory over Azerbaijan (5-0) based on the voracity of the scorer, who scored four goals in just twenty minutes (between 17 and 37) to sign a historic first half.
Never before, in a match in a qualifying phase for the Euro Cup, has a player scored four goals in the opening 45 minutes. Lukaku surpassed that record by just 37, the time it took to finish off Azerbaijan to allow Belgium to complete its classification in first place with 20 points, ahead of Austria.
In addition, Lukaku reached 14 goals and set another record: he scored the most goals in a single EURO qualifying campaign.
Now Belgium is preparing to be seeded for Euro 2024, in the draw that will be held on December 2 in Hamburg, Germany.