Belgian football star Romelu Lukaku has explained that he did not talk to anyone for four days after Inter Milan defeat against Spanish side Sevilla in the Europa League final.
Inter forward Romelu Lukaku hopes to ‘learn’ from the defeat to Sevilla in the Europa League Final,
Diego Carlos’ bicycle kick was deflected in by Lukaku, who had scored the opener, to give Sevilla a 3-2 win in the Final.
“It was a very difficult moment for me. I didn’t speak for four days after the game but one day I woke up and gave myself a reason.
“In the past season we didn’t win the league by one point, we lost the semifinal of the Coppa Italia because we didn’t score a goal and then the Europa League final finished 3-2.
“These things happen. Only by suffering you improve.
Victory is fatigue, it is character, it is an analysis of one’s limits but it is combativeness, it is desire for redemption and success. You can lose, but only to learn how to win,” Lukaku told
Gazzetta dello Sport.
Lukaku is pleased to see Arturo Vidal join Inter and hopes the Nerazzurri can benefit from his wealth of experience.
“It’s very important, he’s a great player. You don’t win so much with different teams if you’re not top level.”
"It was a very difficult moment for me, I didn't speak for four days. But one day I woke up and gave myself a reason, you can lose but only if it teaches you how to win."
– Romelu Lukaku after the Europa League final loss 🗣 pic.twitter.com/OmVlP7j5BJ
— Italian Football TV (@IFTVofficial) September 24, 2020
Lukaku admitted Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly is one of the toughest defender in Serie A.
“They are all strong in Italy. Koulibaly is tough, I love the battle with the opponent. Even against [Ragnar] Klavan, [Marash] Kumbulla, [Leo] Bonucci or [Alessio] Romagnoli.
“A good defender makes the forward better, because it forces him to give everything.”