Eden Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Belgium national team.
Widely regarded as one of the best players in the world, Hazard is known for his creativity, speed, acceleration, dribbling and passing. With his ability, Eden Hazard is one of the top earners in world football and highest paid player in the Real Madrid current squad with a weekly wage of £416,000.
The 29-year-old Belgium international has become one of the most significant players since his move from Lille to Chelsea, and has begun to uphold a reputation as one of the best players in the world if not the best and is constantly compared to the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
EDEN HAZARD LIFE & CAREER
Born on January 7, 1991, to Thierry Hazard (father) and Carine Hazard (mother). Hazard’s father Thierry Hazard featured as a defensive midfielder in a league B side in Belgium league and his mother Carine Hazard’s piece as a striker was brought to a halt 3 months into Eden’s Pregnancy. Eden is the first-fruit of his parents and behind him are 3 boys who are all footballers.
Furthermore, Hazard was initiated into soccer when he was four (4) years old as he played for Royal Stade Brainois where he was depicted as a talented and exceptional player for eight seasons. He embarked on his football profession playing for home and neighboring youth clubs. He later dislodged Tubize where he was detected by a Lille team scout which noted the beginning of his professional career.
Eden joined the French Club, Lille OSC under the academy in 2005. After two seasons, Eden Hazard was promoted to the senior side and made his professional premiere in November 2007 at 16 years. This saw the youngster win a number of personal awards commencing with the UNFP (National Union of Professional Footballers) young player of the year award twice subsequently after his first complete season as a starting player, becoming the first non-French footballer to be named a winner and even the first footballer to win it twice.
In the year 2011, Hazard helped LOSC Lille to win the League-1 league title and French Cup and earned the UNFP Player of the year award and Bravo award. He made his International premiere at the age of 17 in 2008 and was a key man in the Belgium squadron that reached the 2014 world-cup round of eight and 2018 world cup that won the Bronze medal in Russia.
In the summer of the year trailing year in 2012, Hazard signed for the English side Chelsea FC on a fee of €32 million where he won the Europa League trophy in his initial season and led his team to win the EPL title and the league cup in 2015. This gave him an edge as he was named the FWA Footballer of the Year along with the PFA Players’ Player of the year award.
In 2017, Hazard helped the Blues win the EPL title under the guidance of the Italian energetic coach, Antonio Conte in his first season. In the next season, with Antonio Conte’s side, Chelsea managed to finish fifth in the EPL league and Clinched the FA Cup title as Hazard scored the only goal by a penalty conversion against Manchester United at Normal time.
Months later in the Russia 2018 World-cup, Hazard displayed his worth as he captained and led Belgium to finish 3rd place as it remains their best ever record after losing by a goal down to France. Hazard scored a goal in the 2-0 victory over England in the 3rd place play off in the 2018 world-cup.
One year later, Eden Hazard moved to the Spanish capital club where he helped the Los Blancos wrestle back the Spanish topflight gong from Barcelona in the 2019/2020 season, but they were eventually knocked out of the UEFA Champions League by Manchester City.
More importantly, with Eden Hazard simplicity and career is filled with much more successful stories than regular footballers of his generation, the Belgium international had enjoyed many successes on and off the field, thus his financial success had been one of the best in the world of football.
According to Sportsbookreview.com Real Madrid are at –115 to win La Liga at BetOnline and Eden Hazard would be vital to the Los Blancos club this campaign as they embark on the journey to win the title for the 4 time in 10 years.
EDEN HAZARD NET WORTH
With 19.2 Million Euro (17 Million Pound) per year he is one of the big earners of the La Liga. His net worth is estimated at 120 Million Euro (103 Million Pound). After many years at Stamford Bridge he was ready for a new challenge and signed an amazing contract at Bernabeu.
Hazard is regarded as one of the best players in the world. And of course, there’s a special price tag for that: his market value is currently 150 Million Euro (130 Million Pound).
EDEN HAZARD SALARY
Moving to the Los Blancos team at the heart of the Spanish capital, the Real Madrid contracts shoot up the financial despondence of the Belgian talisman. With a wage of £416,000. a week and salary of 19.2 Million Euro (17 Million Pound) per year. With this crunched the numbers, the Belgian international has a net worth of $100 million.
EDEN HAZARD SPONSORSHIP DEAL
With an impressive career and glittering feat on the field of play, the highly marketable Belgium international has several endorsement deals lining up his door, with the biggest of them being his sponsorship with Nike.
He is also tied to contracts with China’s Sina Sports for editorial spreads, the toy company Topps for a trading card line, and also works with Lotus Bakeries for various social media campaigns based around their famous Biscoff biscuit brand.
In June of 2017, Hazard also became a part-owner of the expansion of North American Soccer League franchise San Diego 1904 with a view to begin playing in 2018, along with the likes of fellow footballers Demba Ba, Yohan Cabaye and Moussa Sow.
The Chelsea forward is also an ambassador for audio company Beats, which is an official club sponsor of Chelsea. Founded by American rapper Dr Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, Beats first partnered with the West London club in 2016 and the deal will run until the 2020-21 season.
EDEN HAZARD HOUSE
Hazard splashed eleven million Euro for a mansion in the heart of the Spanish capital after making his move from Chelsea in 2019. The house which was formerly owned by the singer Alejandro Sanz, is located in the private neighbourhood of La Finca in Madrid suburbs. Hazard house in the Spanish capital is designed by famous architect Miguel Torres and is known as the Black house.
Eden Michael Hazard is one of the world’s best soccer players and has received many prestigious awards for all of his achievements. He has accomplished a lot in his glittering career and is only 29 years old and with his increment in social media fan base and his move to Real Madrid in 2019, the senior among the Hazard brothers can only achieve more before the end of his career.