Eden hazard took to social media to announce his retirement from professional football after 16 years. Hazard has retired at the age of 32, having played for clubs like LILLE, CHELSEA and REAL MADRID.
Eden Hazard started his career at the age of 16 playing for club Lille in 2007. At Lille he made 194 appearances, scoring 50 goals and providing 53 assists. He would then get signed by Chelsea in 2012. At Chelsea he gained a lot of recognition playing 352 games, scoring 110 goals and 92 assists. In 2019 he was sold to Real Madrid. He didn’t have his best time making 76 appearances with 7 goals and 12 assists. This was due to injuries and physical fitness.
“After 16 years and more than 700 matches played, I have decided to end my career as a professional footballer.”After 16 years and more than 700 matches played, I have decided to end my career as a professional footballer.
Would he have achieved more than this if he had not left Chelsea?
1×Champions League- 21/22 Real Madrid
2x Europa League- 18/19,12/13-Chelsea FC
1x FIFA Club World Cup – 2023Real Madrid
3x World Cup participant- 2022,2018,2014 Belgium
2x English Champion- 2017,2015Chelsea FC
2x Spanish champion- 21/22,19/20Real Madrid
1x French champion- 10/11 LOSC Lille
1x English FA Cup –2018Chelsea FC
1x French cup – 10/11LOSC Lille
1x English League Cup – 2015Chelsea FC
3x Best young player-2014,2010,2009 Chelsea fc
1x Footballer of the Year-2015England
1x Champions League- 21/22 Real Madrid
2x Europa League – 18/19,12/13Chelsea FC
1x FIFA Club World Cup – 2023
“I was able to realise my dream, I have played and had fun on many pitches around the world. During my career, I was lucky to meet great managers, coaches and team-mates – thank you to everyone for these great times, I will miss you all.