Lukaku matches CR7's European record

UEFA Europa League

Inter Milan star striker Romelu Lukaku has matched a major European record set by five-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring in the UEFA Europa League final.

Inter were unable to secure the Europa League title on Friday night after losing a 3-2 thriller to Sevilla on Friday night, with Lukaku's own goal securing the win for

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The Belgian did open the scoring from the penalty in the first half, making it six consecutive games with a goal in a European competition.

Lukaku has now become the second player to score in six straight knockout stage matches after Ronaldo did it between 2012 and 2013.

While he did equal Ronaldo's record on the night became to the first player to score an own goal in the Europa League final since 2001.

Nevertheless, the 27-year-old striker has enjoyed a superb debut season with the Italian giants after scoring 34 goals across all competitions.

Browse through the gallery to see action from Lukaku's eventful night in Germany.