Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku agrees with Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo who reminds him that Serie A is the hardest league in the world.
Belgian national team player was interviewed by the New York Times on Monday (12/23/2019), where he gave his opinion about playing in Serie A compared to the English Premier League.
Lukaku scored 14 goals in 22 matches for Inter Milan in the first half of the season, and 12 of them were packed in Serie A.
However, the former Manchester United player told the New York Times that Ronaldo had told him Serie A was the most difficult defensive league in the world. Lukaku also agreed with Ronaldo’s statement.
Ronaldo’s average goal numbers also dropped in Italy, with last season the lowest in scoring total goals per season (28 goals) since the 2008/2009 campaign.
“It’s more difficult than in England. Football is more intense there, but here everything is the pattern of the game,” he said. “England is good for me. But I have to get up. ”
Outside the field, Lukaku, who is now 26 years old, has an extraordinary ability to assimilate quickly in language, becoming a fluent Italian speaker in just a matter of weeks.” Nobody else spoke to me in English, “he said.