What you do not know about Eden Hazard

A professional Belgian footballer, he played for the national clubs of Belgium and the English club Chelsea.

Biography of Eden Hazard


Eden Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer who currently plays for the English club Chelsea and also plays for the Belgium national team. Hazard is a midfielder and is known for his attacking style of play. Hazard earned the respect of his opponents, who gave him nicknames like 'Superb Passer' and 'Defenders Nightmare'.


Born to football-minded parents, Hazard started playing football at a very young age, sneaking into the neighboring Brenoa stadium through their backyard. His parents later learn of his talent when the team's coach comes to their home to praise his talent.


Hazard began training regularly soon after becoming a professional player and his first competitive match at the age of 10 was against an all-female team which ended in a 5-0 loss. He made his way into the first team he played for at the age of 16, then eventually earned a place in the Chelsea team and catapulted himself to the ranks of Ballon d'Or winners like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo with his powerful ball control and explosive pace.

The beginnings of Eden Hazard


Eden Hazard was born on January 7, 1991 in the Belgian city of Louvier, and was raised in the Belgian town of Bran-le-Comte. His father, Terry, was a midfielder who played for Louviers in Ligue 2. While his mother, Karen, was an offensive player in the Belgian First Women's League.


His mother stopped playing in Aiden's third month of pregnancy, but then gave birth to three more boys, Torgan, Kailan and Ethan, all of whom became footballers.


Eden Hazard joined his hometown club Brenois as a footballer when he was just four years old. His coaches quickly noticed him as a talented player, and he continued to play for the club for eight years.


Talent scouts spotted him at the Lille club after he moved to the Belgian town of Tubize at the age of thirteen, a first-class French club. There are better exercises out there.

Eden Hazard Personal Life


In 2012, Eden Hazard married his girlfriend Natasha van Honaker in a private party, where the two attended the same school and met for the first time when they were 14 years old.


After Natasha finished her studies, they started living in the French city of Lille, and the couple gave birth to their first son, who they called Yannis, on December 19, 2010. They had their second son, Leon, in February 2013, and another son, Sami, in September 2015.

Facts about Eden Hazard


Eden Hazard has appeared alongside Lionel Messi on the cover of the video game 'FIFA 15' in Belgium, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and France.

Hazard was also one of the four players nominated to be the new face of 'FIFA 17' but German player Marco Reus was ultimately chosen.

Eden Hazard, who previously played for Belgium's U-17 and U-19 teams, made his debut for the Belgium national team in a match against Luxembourg on 18 November 2008.

He scored his first global goal against the Kazakh team on 7 October 2011.


Hazard scored two goals in nine matches during the 2014 World Cup qualification campaign, bringing his team to the 2014 World Cup, where they reached the quarter-finals before being eliminated from the competition.

He was named the captain of the Belgian national team for the European League finals.

Eden Hazard was the first non-French player to win the Youngest Player of the Year award by the UNFP in 2018 and the youngest player to win the First-class Player of the Year award by the UNFP in 2010.

Coaches took notice of Eden Hazard as quickly as the media because of his speed, technical expertise and attacking style of play. He was considered one of the best players in the world and was sometimes compared to football stars such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.


Eden Hazard's achievements


Eden Hazard joined French club Lille in 2005 and trained at the local sports school there for two years, then signed his first professional contract on May 28, 2007, which included a three-year commitment.

Manager Rudi Garcia nominated him to play with the starting team during the 2008-2009 season, after which he extended his contract with the team for three years. Hazard helped his team qualify for the new European League, and became the first global player to be named "Young Player of the Year" by the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP).

During the year 2009-2010, many clubs showed interest in him, with legendary footballer and football idol Zinedine Zidane recommending him to play for Real Madrid.

With the start of the 2015-2016 season, Hazard's level declined significantly, as he was the only player to miss a penalty shootout against Stoke City, and Hazard was unable to score a single goal for a period of 2288 minutes! Hazard finished the season with only 4 goals.

Hazard was able to return to his usual brilliance in the 2016-2017 season, when he was chosen as the man of the match against West Ham United, and he received a 41% vote by the fans for the Premier League Player of the Month award. The match for the third time in charge, and he won the award for the best player in the English Premier League for the month of October, and on December 26 he was able to achieve the twelfth successive victory for Chelsea, and he was chosen in the squad for the season for the English Premier League, which is his fourth time with Chelsea.

Hazard struggled with the injury for his country and was sidelined for almost two months.

The 2018-2019 season was Eden Hazard's last season with Chelsea, and he managed to score his 100th goal with Chelsea and the 150th in his career in the winning match against Watford, and won the best playmaker award in the season.

Eden Hazard signed a contract with the royal club, Real Madrid, until June 30, 2024, in exchange for a tobacco deal of 100 million euros, and his expected salary was about 400,000 pounds sterling. The high club became the second most expensive player in the club's history after Gareth Bale, and in a press statement Hazard expressed his dream of joining the royal club, as he said that coach Zinedine Zidane is his idol in the world of football.

Hazard carried the No. 7 shirt and scored his first goals with the club against Granada, but unfortunately on November 26 he suffered an ankle injury while facing Paris Saint-Germain after the violent intervention of his countryman, and he was sidelined for 16 games, and after his return he received a warm welcome by the club's fans, but he suffered a fracture in the right fibula of his ankle and was absent from the field for quite some time, to miss the club's most important confrontations in the season, and he ended the season by participating in 16 matches and scoring a single goal.

In the 2020-2021 season, Hazard suffered from injuries and was not present in all matches, as he played only 14 matches in the league, in which he scored only 4 goals.

At the international level, he participated with his country in the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Euro Championship, where he carried the armband of the national team captain, and in the 2018 World Cup, Hazard scored the second fastest goal for Belgium in the history of the tournament from a penalty kick in the sixth minute against Tunisia and won the man of the match award, and Belgium faced The Japan national team defeated it, and Hazard won the Man of the Match award for the second time in a row. The tournament ended with Belgium finishing in third place. Hazard won the Silver Ball as the second best player in the tournament, in addition to being chosen as the man of the match three times.

In Euro 2020, Hazard played the 100th match with his country, and was selected in the European Championship squad.

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