Eden Michael Hazard is a professional footballer from Belgium and he plays for Chelsea which is the English Club and he is also a part of the Belgium national team. He is a wild and attacking midfielder. He has a splendid creativity and a well trusted technical ability. His playing style has been critically acclaimed and he is referred as a ‘superb passer’. The media, coaches and all also draw comparisons to Ballon d’Or winners Lionel Messi and Cristiano Leonardo. Eden Hazard is ranked as one of the world’s best players by the coaches, colleagues, and commentators. Eden is the first non-french player to win the National Union of professional footballers young player of the year award. Guerin Sportivo which is an Italian magazine also gave him the Bravo award for his performance. His senior international debut was against Luxembourg in November and the year was 2008. He has earned 78 caps and he also a member of the Belgian team which reached the quarterfinals of the FIFO world cup 2014 and UEFA Euro 2016. He was also a part of the FIFA U-17 World cup which happened in August and September 2007. He became the eighth youngest international player in the Belgian football history when he made his debut for Belgium against Luxembourg.
Eden Hazard Awards and Recognitions:
Eden won the Bravo award and the Premier League top assist provider. He won the PFA Young player of the year and Chelsea F.C. player of the year for various seasons. Eden also bagged the FWA footballer of the year and PFA players’ player of the year. He was given the UEFA Best player in Europe award in the year 2015. He also won the FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2015 securing the 8th place. He also won the Chelsea Goal of the year and Premier League player of the month. He won the Premier League Goal of the month in February 2017 and the Belgian Golden shoe in 2017.
Eden Hazard Wedding:
Eden Hazard is married to Natacha Van Honacker and they three sons. They welcomed their first child, Yannis in December 2010. They had a second son, Leo in February 2013. The third son was born in September 2015 and was named Samy. He got married to his wife in a white wedding very secretly.
Eden Hazard age: 27 years. Born on 7 January 1991
Eden Hazard Family:
Father: Thierry Hazard
Mother: Carine Hazard
Brother: Thorgan Hazard
Wife: Natacha Van Honacker
Son: Yannis Hazard
Son: Leo Hazard
Eden Hazard Controversies:
- Eden Hazard made a controversial comment about Chelsea. He said that Chelsea are not made to play football which also created rumours of his exit in the following summers.
- Eden Hazard’s unsavoury kick at a Swansea ball boy gained a lot of controversy. Even when he escaped the police actions but the Belgian International apologized through Chelsea TV after the match. Eden cleared everything by saying that he extremely sorry for the event that took place and also that he thought it was the ball he kicked and not the ball boy.
- Eden Hazard signed a statement protesting against Israel hosting the European under 21 championship in 2013.