Belgian football star Eden Hazard, known for his dazzling skills and impressive trophy haul, has announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 32. The announcement came as a shock to fans around the world, who had been hoping to see more of Hazard’s magic on the field.
Throughout his career, Hazard has been plagued by injuries, which have hampered his playing time. During his four-year stint with Real Madrid, he only managed to make 76 appearances, much to the disappointment of both the player and the club. It was a frustrating period for Hazard, who had joined the Spanish giants in 2019 as the long-term replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Hazard rose to prominence during his time with Lille in France before making a high-profile move to Chelsea in 2012. It was at Chelsea where he truly made a name for himself, playing a pivotal role in the club’s success. During his stay at Stamford Bridge, Hazard won two Premier League titles, two Europa Leagues, an FA Cup, and a League Cup, cementing his status as one of the best players in the league.
In his retirement statement, shared on Instagram, Hazard expressed his gratitude for his career and the unwavering support of his fans. He thanked his family, friends, and fans for their constant encouragement throughout the years. Hazard also reflected on his time at Real Madrid, where despite the injuries, he contributed to the team’s success, winning six trophies, including two La Liga titles and one Champions League.
Hazard’s international career was just as successful, as he represented Belgium in 352 matches and scored an impressive 110 goals. He also had the honor of captaining the national team in the 2022 World Cup. His performances on the international stage will not be forgotten, as he played a crucial role in Belgium’s rise to prominence.
As Hazard embarks on his new chapter away from the football field, he looks forward to new experiences and challenges. His retirement comes as a surprise to many, but it is clear that Hazard is ready to embrace what the future holds. Forever Sports Online and football fans worldwide salute Eden Hazard for his exceptional career and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
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