Chelsea Legend Eden Hazard Retires from Football At 32

Belgian and Chelsea football legend Eden Hazard, at the age of 32, has officially announced his retirement from both international and club football. Hazard, who is widely regarded as a football icon, shared the news on his social media platform today, Tuesday, October 10, 2023. This decision comes as a surprise to many, especially after his recent departure from Real Madrid, which had sparked speculations about a potential return to club football for the 2023/2024 season.

What did Eden Hazard say about his retirement?

Today, Eden expressed his gratitude on social media, acknowledging the unwavering support he’s received since he embarked on his football journey at the tender age of 16. In a heartfelt message, he shared his deep love for the game and reflected on why his absence in the years to come will be deeply felt.

Read His Statement Below;

“You must listen to yourself and say stop at the right time. 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 thank 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 friend.”


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