Romelu Lukaku takes to the Milan streets and leans out of his car’s sunroof to chant with fans, as thousands ignore social distancing rules to celebrate Inter’s first Serie A title in 11 years
- Inter Milan were handed their first Serie A title since 2009-2010 on Sunday
- Antonio Conte’s side were crowned after Atalanta drew against Sassuolo
- Romelu Lukaku took to the streets to celebrate with fans, learning out of his car
Romelu Lukaku enjoyed a one-man victory parade on Sunday after Inter Milan were crowned Serie A champions, ending an 11-year wait for glory.
The San Siro club did their part on Saturday, beating Crotone 2-0 before Atalanta’s 1-1 draw with Sassuolo 24 hours later secured Antonio Conte‘s side the title.
Romelu Lukaku went out to celebrate with Inter fans on the streets after their Serie A title
The Nerazzurri were out in force to party after winning their first Italian title in 11 years
Lukaku couldn’t wait to celebrate with his supporters, going live on Instagram while he rode through the streets of Milan leaning out of his car’s sunroof.
The Belgian powerhouse chanted with fans and whirled an Inter shirt above his head after capping a superb season, clearly enjoying his time in Italy.
The former Manchester United forward has slammed in 21 goals in 33 games this term, and he still has four games to add to his tally.
Lukaku already has 61 goals in 92 games for the Nerazzurri, far out-scoring his record with the Old Trafford side.
Lukaku assisted Christian Eriksen’s opener on Saturday as Inter took one step toward the title
Sassuolo earning a 1-1 draw against Atalanta was enough to seal Inter their championship
‘I am so happy for all the Inter fans in the world, for the team, the staff, the President and everyone,’ Lukaku told Sky Sports Italia.
‘It was a wonderful year for us, I am truly proud to play for Inter. I wanted to come out here and celebrate along with the people. I told my friend this was the best way to experience it, to be there with the fans.
‘For me and many of my teammates, this is our first league title, so it’s a moment we wanted to share with them.’
‘Last year was good too, but this was the best of my career. It’s wonderful and I hope to continue like this. I want to thank everyone, I am truly so happy.’
It’s an emotional title for Inter after so many years, ending Juventus’ stranglehold in Serie A
Lukaku assisted Christian Eriksen to score the opener on Saturday as Inter gripped one hand on the trophy, with Achraf Hakimi firing in the second to sink Sassuolo.
Inter are now the second-most successful club in Italian history behind Juventus, overhauling AC Milan as they moved to 36 league championships.
Inter have also led the league standings for the last 13 rounds since beating Lazio 3-1 on February 14, improving on a runners-up finish in Conte’s debut season in 2019-2020.