Eden Hazard was won almost everything with Chelsea and was widely regarded as one of the best players in the world during his time with the west London club.
The Belgian skipper, who joined the Blues from Lille in June 2012, had a great relationship with the fans, his team-mates and staff, after established himself as one of the pivotal player in Blues’squad.
Hazard, who blessed with a rare gift in his ability to speed past defender and create chance for himself and team-mates, enjoyed seven consecutive season with Chelsea, in which he won several individual honours and major trophy.
It’s not only the raft of collective and individuals honours the Belgian racked up during his seven seasons at Stamford Bridge that will live long in the memory; his skill, speed and smile will never be forgotten by anyone who had the good fortune of watching him at work in a Chelsea shirt.
The attacking midfielder, who operating from left-wing to role No. 10, produced world-class performances in several occasions for Chelsea and helped them claimed domestic league and European titles during his time at Stamford Bridge.
One of his best performances was against Liverpool back in back September 2018, as he came off the bench to scored the winner against Reds in 2-1 victory in the League Cup at Anfield stadium.
The Belgium star dribbled through the Liverpool defence to produce one of the goals of the season.
Slaloming in and out of challenges as he entered the penalty area from the right wing, once he found the perfect angle, he made no mistake, as he made it a bad night for countryman Simon Mignolet in the Liverpool net.
Hazard’s goal against Liverpool that night was one of the best of his career. Meanwhile, during his time at Stamford Bridge, he won the Uefa Europa League in his first season and the PFA Young Player of the Year in his second campaign with London club.
Eden Hazard’s greatness deserves more respect from the wider football world. Undoubtedly one of the greatest players of his generation.— LDN (@LDNFootbalI) March 20, 2021
146 G/A’s in 245 Premier League appearances, and truly incredible to watch. Legend of the hame. pic.twitter.com/D5NGHqmzwg
In the 2014/15 campaign, Hazard helped Chelsea win the League Cup and Premier League, earning him FWA Footballer of the Year and the PFA Players’ Player of the Year awards. Two years later he won his second English league title as Chelsea won the 2016/17 Premier League.
In 2018, he won the FA Cup, and was named in the FIFA FIFPro World XI. He won the Europa League again with Chelsea in June 2019, then joined Real Madrid in a transfer worth up to €150 million, winning La Liga during his injury-plagued debut season.
Hazard scored 110 goals and registered 78 assists in 349 appearances during eight years spent in west London club.