Eden Hazard has since 2012 where he joined Premier League Club Chelsea showed the English Premier League his incredible playing style which has earned him praise from the media, coaches and fellow players.
Eden Michael Hazard is a Belgian Professional footballer who plays London-side Chelsea and Belgium national team.
Hazard has been described as a super passer and dribbler which has earned him comparison to Ballon d’Or winners Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo thereby ranking him as one of the beast players in the world.
In my first article for the Football Facts column, I will be sharing with 10 Interesting Facts About Eden Hazard Every Chelsea Fan Probably Did Not Know About Him.
1.Did you know Hazard is called Michael? Well, the Ghanaian Chelsea fans are used to calling him “Eden Hazard” – and perhaps did not know he is also called “Michael”.
His full name is Eden Michael Hazard – hope you will keep it in mind now.
2.Hazard was born in January 7 1991 in La Louviere, Belgium – and plays as an attacking midfielder and as a wide midfielder.
3.Eden comes from a football family. In other words, he’s the son of former Belgian footballers. He began his football career in Belgium playing for Royal Stade Brainois and Tubize.
4.In 2005 where he joined French side Lille, Hazard spent two years in the Lille’s academy. In 2007, he broke into the first team of Lille making his debut in November where he became a pivotal part of then manager Rudi Garica making a total 190 appearances.
5.Hazard became the first non-French player to win the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNPF) Young Player of Year Award that year.