Romelu Lukaku believes that Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe will carry on Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s legacy by leading a new era in football. The all-time leading scorer for Belgium hailed the team and discussed their upcoming Champions League final match against Manchester City with Inter Milan. The 30-year-old expressed excitement about taking on Pep Guardiola’s team in a CNN interview.

Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland’s feud, according to Romelu Lukaku, will rule football for at least the next ten years.

The forward Lukaku of Inter Milan is getting ready to take against Haaland of Manchester City in the Champions League final on Saturday.

With 36 Premier League goals in 38 games in his debut season, Haaland shattered the previous record of 34 goals in 42 games held by Andy Cole and Alan Shearer, respectively. The Norwegian international has led City’s quest for a treble by tallying 52 goals in 52 total games.

For Paris Saint-Germain, Mbappe scored 41 goals in 43 appearances across all leagues as the French forward won his sixth Ligue 1 championship.

Darren Lewis, a senior sports analyst for CNN, asked striker Romelu Lukaku on the future of football. Lukaku responded: “I think he [Haaland] will dominate, with Mbappe, for the next 10 years. They will essentially replace Messi and Ronaldo in the following two years.

Lukaku has taken a closer look at the challenge Inter will face on Saturday in Istanbul and is aware that the Serie A team will be a major underdog there.

“Playing against perhaps the finest team in the world is a beautiful thing. I just want to appreciate it without any pressure, to savor the anticipation and journey there for the finest outcome.Man City is an accomplished group. [Pep] Every game has a unique game plan, which is why Guardiola is such a fantastic coach.

Every game, they use a different pattern. You are aware of [Haaland]’s movements and opening style He will gain those opportunities even with the opponent’s defenses up because of how well their movements and patterns synchronize.

The all-time leading scorer for Belgium also discussed what it will mean to take the field in perhaps the largest club football game and the touching tribute he gives to his late grandfather after each goal.

“When I was 12 years old, I kept my promise to [him] that I would take care of my mother. As a result, I always look at him after each goal when I see my mother watching from the stands. I did it, I claim.

“I don’t care whether I win or lose; I take both in stride. To me, my grandfather was everything.
when questioned about the significance of being in a Champions League final for his granddad. “A lot,” Lukaku retorted. I recognize so much of my son when I see him. My favorite person in the world was my grandfather. He was my biggest supporter.



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