Man United striker Romelu Lukaku head-and-shoulders above rest of Europe in international goalscoring form

A statistic showcasing just how prolific Romelu Lukaku has been in front of goal for Belgium over the last 12 months has been turning plenty of heads online tonight.

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Roberto Martinez’s Belgium travelled to the Laugardalsvoellur to take on Iceland a short time ago, in their Nations League opener.

The Red Devils were fresh off a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Scotland last time out.

And the World Cup bronze medal winners once again made short work of their opponents tonight.

Eden Hazard opened the game’s scoring just before the half-hour mark, rolling home a penalty following a foul on Romelu Lukaku:

The visitors soon doubled their lead, when Romelu Lukaku followed up Vincent Kompany’s saved header to essentially kill the clash as a contest:

And Lukaku was back at it again 10 minutes from time, getting on the end of a tantalising Dries Mertens cross to deftly add his second:

Lukaku on fire

Lukaku’s brace-clinching strike marked the end of the game’s scoring tonight, but also gave rise to an absolutely incredible statistic, showcasing just how prolific the Manchester United hitman has been for his country since the beginning of last season:

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