Romelu Lukaku reveals Thierry Henry embarrassed Belgium teammate in training so much he left the pitch

first_imgLukaku says Henry raised Belgium’s level in training massively (Picture: Puma Instagram)‘No don’t!’ interjected Henry, wary of Lukaku giving away the identity of the player he had embarrassed.Lukaku continued: ‘Jordan [his younger brother and teammate] came to me and he said, “Rom! I’ve seen some s**t today! Damn!” He was like, “Damn man, that s**t was crazy!”‘Both Henry and Lukaku burst out laughing as the Inter striker recounted the tale, with the 42-year-old saying he ‘felt good in Belgium’ and always looks back on his time working under Martinez fondly.MORE: Romelu Lukaku sends class message to Manchester United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in Ian Wright interviewMORE: Harry Maguire asks Manchester United stars to donate 30% of wages amid coronavirus crisisFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Romelu Lukaku reveals Thierry Henry embarrassed Belgium teammate in training so much he left the pitch Comment Metro Sport ReporterFriday 3 Apr 2020 4:38 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5kShares Advertisementcenter_img FIFA and WHO team up to give you five ways to tackle spread of coronavirusTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 1:43FullscreenFIFA and WHO team up to give you five ways to tackle spread of coronavirus is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.With football across the globe suspended during the coronavirus pandemic, Henry and Lukaku decided to have a catch-up on Puma’s Instagram page and the Inter Milan striker reminisced about how the World Cup winner transformed training and even showed up some of the players.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTSpeaking on Instagram Live, Lukaku said: ‘I think, in the national team when you were there, I think for us the strikers we had maybe the best time we could ever had, because the competition was there.‘Everyone played at a high level, thanks to you. We constantly wanted to do better, outdo each other.‘And even you were joining in the competition! That was the funny part. You may have been retired, but it was not visible at times.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorsA smiling Henry chimed in, trying to remain modest, saying: ‘Sometimes. Not all the time, sometimes.’Lukaku continued: ‘I remember when my brother came and he was like you did this skill in training but I’m not going to say any names but the player left the pitch.’ The Inter Milan striker had a catch-up with his former Belgium coach (Pictures: Instagram / Getty)Romelu Lukaku says Thierry Henry was still showing his class long after he retired and embarrassed one Belgium player so much in a training session that they hastily left the pitch.The legendary Arsenal striker, who scored 175 Premier League goals, was brought in by Belgium coach Roberto Martinez as one of his assistants in 2016, helping them finish third at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.He has since left the Belgium national set-up to forge his own coaching career and currently manages MLS side Montreal Impact after an unsuccessful spell at Monaco. Advertisementlast_img read more

Momba heavier than Tagoe ahead of Baby Jet Boxing Day bout Today

first_imgSidicki Momba is one pound heavier than Emmanuel Tagoe going into the Baby Jet Promotions’ Boxing Day bout on Friday.The Tanzanian weighed at 133 pounds in the official weigh-in session held at the Accra Sports Stadium on Thursday morningMomba aims to cause a massive upset by beating Tagoe – who weighed 132 pounds – in a WBA Intercontinental Lightweight contest.There was a huge cheer from the gathering at the weigh-in session after both boxers fell within the cut-off weight of 135 pounds to set up what promises to be an intriguing fight on Friday night.Tickets for the bout at the Accra Sports Stadium are almost sold out. Asamoah Gyan arriving with his crew for the weigh-in sessionBaby Jet Promotions – owned by Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan – are hosting their third bout in Ghana in their bid to develop the sport in the country.Asamoah Gyan was delighted with how the programs towards the fight has panned out and is eagerly awaiting the bout itself.“I can’t wait for tomorrow,” he said.“Not only the main bout which I think will be keenly contested but for the undercard fights as well. “My team have done a great job and I am sure the fans who will come and see the fight will be very happy and entertained.”last_img read more