Eden Hazard Retires from International Football at 31

Eden Hazard announces his retirement from international football today, at the age of 31.

The Real Madrid attacking midfielder who has represented Belgium at various stages bows out after the team’s abysmal performance at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The Belgium skipper capped 126 games for the national side, scored 33 goals, and assisted 36 times since his first in 2008.

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Hazard made this known in a post on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 while expressing gratitude for the unflinching support over the years.

He also notes that the next generation of Belgium football talents are ready to take up the stage.

Read his full statement below:

“A page turns today… Thank you for your love Thank you for your unmatched support. Thanks for all the happiness shared since 2008. Decided to end my international career. The succession is ready. I will miss you guys… #onestensemble A page turns today… Thank you for your love. Thank you for your unparalleled support. Thank you for all this happiness shared since 2008. I have decided to put an end to my international career. The succession is ready. I will miss you…. #onestensemble Today we turn a page. Thank you for your love. Thank you for your unmatched support. Thank you for all the joyous moments we’ve shared since 2008. Today I decided to put an end to my career as an international. The next generation is ready. I’m going to miss you guys so much… #onestensemble

Tagged part of the “Golden Generation” of Belgium, the national side has failed to excel in major tournament, despite the depth of players available.

Their recent show in Qatar which saw them exit in the group stage explains the state of the once “Golden Generation”.

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Source: PlugTimes.com 

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