Eden Hazard facts for kids
Hazard playing for Chelsea in 2014
|Full name||Eden Michael Hazard|
|Date of birth||7 January 1991|
|Place of birth||La Louvière, Belgium|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Current club||Real Madrid|
|1995–2003||Royal Stade Brainois|
† Appearances (Goals).
Eden Hazard (Born 7 January 1991) is a Belgian footballer who plays for Real Madrid and Belgium national team. He usually plays as a winger. He was born in La Louvière, Hainaut. He is widely regarded as one of the best players in his position. His skills are often compared with players like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Hazard won the player of the year for Chelsea in the 2013-2014 season and the 2014-15 season. He also was the Young Player of the Year in 2012-2013. In 2018, Roberto Martinez named him Captain of the Belgium National Team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Images for kids
Hazard taking a corner kick for Lille in 2011
Hazard during a Premier League game against West Bromwich Albion in December 2016
Acclaimed for his dribbling, creativity and ball retention skills, the FIFA website regards Hazard as being "difficult to dispossess."
Hazard and fellow Belgian Thibaut Courtois holding the trophy after Chelsea's victory in the 2015 Football League Cup Final
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