Eden Hazard: Inside and Outside the Football – It might be hard to achieve certain things if you can’t balance everything you have in life. Even at a young age, one of the most popular football players in this generation have already proved that life both in and out of the football career could be challenging yet rewarding. To know more about the life of Eden Hazard, read on the article below.
A midfielder at the age of 25, Eden Hazard already created a big name in the football industry. He already played countless of great games, scored numbers of goals and made unique attacks as well. During the past couple of years up until now, he is on his peak of football career wherein he is almost compared to famous Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. However, the best compliment that could ever be heard by this young player is to be renowned of having the ability to continue the footsteps of the legendary Enzo Schifo.
Eden Hazard: Inside and Outside the Football
Eden Hazard was born on January 7, 1991 in La Louviere however he grew up in Braine-le-Comte. The mother of Eden is Carine and the father is Thierry who were both known as great footballers during their years. The father of Eden spent most of his football career playing at the semi-professional level along with the La Louviere into the Belgian Second Division and mainly played as defensive midfielder. On the other hand, his mother was known as a striker into the Belgian Women’s First Division. But she then stopped playing as she was then three months pregnant with this boy, Eden. As to continue their love to sports, both his parents became sports teachers.
They are considered as a family of footballers. Eden has three more brothers wherein he is the eldest. All of them are playing football and are also creating names into their own careers. They were also raised in a comfortable environment along with their parents who ensured that they would have what they actually needed in order to excel including great support. They also lived near football training ground not more than three meters away which made them definitely skilful in terms of playing volleyball.
Indeed, no doubt why Eden Hazard has the abilities that could be compared to famous and legendary football icons. Since he was born into a footballing company, his youth career happened in Belgian sides with Royal Stade Brainois and Tubize prior to settling at the Lille when he was just 14 years old in the year 2005. After two years, the teenage prodigy had made the debut into the French top flight and made him into numbers of substitute appearances during the 2007-2008 season. And the next campaigns were considered as his real breakthrough in the football career through his sparkling performance which led him to an international debut for the Belgium and was considered as the Ligue 1 Young Player of Year awardee.
And after that, Eden Hazard continues conquering the industry of football allowing him to create big name as well. He made achieved the said popularity and achievements in his career life because of his great style of play and of his strengths once inside the football ground. He is even considered as defender’s nightmare since he could dribble at pace and the same with Messi, Eden is 5 ft. and 7 inches in height and has a low center of gravity which helps him in breezing past the opposition players. He also has an eye for the spectacular and has also scored some of those memorable solo efforts as well. In fact, the peak of his career was during the winning of the 2014-15 Primer League title together with Chelsea as well as during claiming the award as 2014-15 PFA Player of the Year.
However, he as well experienced downfall on his football career as he suffered from penalty heartache into the hands of Spain in the 2007 UEFA Euro under-17 Championship. Belgium was then hosting the said tournament yet went crashing out into the semi-finals right after losing shootout into a Bojan Krkic-inspired side of Spain. Along with that would be his weaknesses as well as a football player. The work rate as well as the attitude of Eden Hazard has been questioned by the club and also the national team bosses. He was as well heavily criticised due to his negative comments about the tactics of Chelsea by Jose Maurinho following the Champions League defeat into the Atletico Madrid in April 2014.
This fearless and explosive attacking midfielder that could change the game within a turn of pace or a dribble is then married to Natacha Van Honacker. And his wife gave birth to a baby boy last December 19, 2010 named Yannis. And on February 2013 the second son named Leo was born and the third son was born on September 2015 named Samy. Indeed, Eden Hazard has a great life now both inside and outside his football career. And there is an assurance that he would continue conquering football field through the coming of more years.