Belgian Footballer, Eden Hazard has announced his decision to retire from active football after 16-years as a professional player.
The former LOSC Lille, Chelsea FC and Real Madrid forward announced his decision in a public statement, on Tuesday October 10.
“You must listen to yourself and say stop at the right time.” Eden Hazard wrote.
“After 16 years and more than 700 matches played, I have decided to end my career as a professional footballer.”
“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 teammates — thank you to everyone for these great times, I will miss you all.”
“I also want to thank the clubs I have played for: LOSC, Chelsea and Real Madrid; and thanks to the RBFA for my Belgian Selection.”
“A special thank you to my family, my friends, my advisors and the people who have been close to me in good times and bad.”
“Finally, a huge thank you to you, my fans, who have followed me for all these years and for your encouragement everywhere I have played.”
“Now is the time to enjoy my loved ones and have new experiences.”
“See you off the field soon my friends.” ❤️. He concluded.
Aged 32, Eden Hazard enjoyed a glamourous career and was at a point considered one of the best footballers in the world, prior to his transfer from Chelsea FC to Real Madrid.
EDEN HAZARD – TITLES WON
Champions League 🏆
European Super Cup 🏆
UEFA Europa League 🏆🏆
French Ligue 1 🏆
Coupe de France 🏆
English Premier League 🏆🏆
English FA Cup 🏆
English League Cup 🏆
Spanish LaLiga 🏆🏆
Spanish Copa del Rey 🏆
Supercopa de España 🏆