True Facts about Eden Hazard
Who is Eden Hazard?
Eden Hazard is a professional Belgian soccer player. He plays for Belgium national team and Chelsea. He plays as an attacking midfielder and a winger.
Hazard is best known for his speed, creativity, and technical ability and is described as a “fearless, explosive attacking midfielder who can change the game with a turn of pace or a dribble”.
Eden Hazard’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Reflecting on his early life, Eden Hazard was born on January 7, 1991. He experienced his childhood in La Louvière, Wallonia, Belgium. His birth name was Eden Michael Hazard. Eden is the son of Carine and Thierry Hazard, both former footballers. His mother, Carine, and his father, Thierry, they both were football players. After playing football, both parents became sports professors.
He was raised in Braine-le-Comte, Belgium. Hazard is the oldest of four children. His brothers, Thorgan Hazard and Kylian Hazard, are also professional footballers while Ethan Hazard remains playing in the youth academy of Eden’s former club Tubize. He is of Belgian (Walloon) ethnicity and holds a Belgian nationality. There is no information available regarding his education.
Eden Hazard’s Relationship
Eden Hazard is a married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Natacha Van Honacker in 2012. The couple first met when he was fourteen years old. The couple welcomed their first child, a son, on December 19, 2010, and named him Yannis. The couple had their second son in February of 2013 and named him Leo.
The third son, Samy, was born in September of 2015. There is no other relationships or extra marital affairs related to him. There are no rumors of their divorce till date. At the current time, he is married lives happily with his family.
Eden Hazard’s Career, Salary, and Net Worth
Eden Hazard started his footballing career in Belgium playing for local clubs Tubize and Royal Stade Brainois. Hazard spent two years in the club’s academy. At the age of 16, he made his professional debut in November 2007.
In the 2010-2011 Season, Eden scored his first goal of the season against Caen in the Coupe de la Ligue in October. He scored his second goal against Nancy in a 3-0 victory. In March, it was announced that Eden’s contract will be extended for another year with Lille. Eden scored 1 goal to defeat Paris Saint-Germain in a 1-0 match in the Coupe de France final.
see also : Lionel Messi Untold Stories and Net worth
In June of 2012, he signed up with Chelsea for around $40 million and made his debut for the English club in a friendly match against Seattle Sounders during pre-season. Moreover, Eden made his debut for Chelsea in the 2012 FA Community Shield against Manchester City which his team lost. His league debut was a week later against Wigan Athletic, which Chelsea won with a score of 2-0.
Furthermore, he made his Champion’s League debut in a match against Juventus in which he scored his 2nd league goal for the club in a match against Norwich City. In the 2013-2014 Season, Eden played his initial game for Chelsea against Bayern Munich in the 2013 UEFA Super Cup which his group lost in spite of a brilliant 2 goals by Eden, in the long run losing to Bayern with a score of 5-4 ending in a penalty shoot-out.
In May of 2014, Eden was named in Belgium’s group for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and went ahead to give a fantastic execution with various assists and numerous goals which helped his team reach the quarter-finals.
Eden has additionally been named as the captain of the Belgian national football group for the UEFA Euro 2016 finals. He is the main player in Europe to have taken 15 penalties and scoring every one of them and additionally maintaining a perfect record of 16 straight penalty goals.
Hazard is paid a weekly salary in his club Chelsea of 185,000 Euro and a total net worth of $101.3 million. He is the Top 15 highest paid footballers of 2017.
Currently, Eden Hazard has got on the scoresheet with a 3-0 victory against Southampton. Eden Hazard has scored 8 goals within 10 matches since former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri succeeded Conte in this summer.
Eden Hazard’s Awards and Achievements
Eden Hazard was a first non-French player to win the UNFP ‘Young Player of the Year’ award in 2008 and the youngest player to win the ‘UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year’ award in 2010.
He won the PFA ‘Young Player of the Year’ award in 2014, and in the next season, was named the PFA ‘Player of the Year’. Considered among one of the best players in the world, he has often been compared to star footballers like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Eden Hazard’s Rumors and Controversies
There is no any controversy found yet but there are some transfer rumors about him. On 4 June, Chelsea officially confirmed on its site that the club had agreed to terms with Lille for the transfer of Eden.
The transfer fee was rumored to be priced at £32 million while Hazard will apparently receive a weekly wage of around £170,000.
Additionally, there were rumors flying around about Eden exchanging to the Real Madrid. But he addressed the rumors in an interview with Chelsea’s magazine saying that he would like to win the EPL title next year too and also win the Player of the Year.
Eden Hazard’s Body Measurements
Talking about his body measurements, Eden has a perfect height standing 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and weighs around 74 kg.
Eden Hazard has an athletic body with dark brown hair color and green eye color. His chest size is 38 inches, arms size is 14 inches and waist size is 30 inches.
Social Media Profile
Due to his successful footballing career, Eden has been connected with different sorts of social networking such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.
He has more than 9.13 million followers on his official Facebook account while he has around 5.66 million followers on his official Twitter account. In addition to this, he has around 16.6 million followers on his official Instagram account.