Eden Hazard

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Eden Hazard
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Personal information
Full name Eden Hazard
Date of birth Template:Birth date
Place of birth    La Louvière, Belgium
Height Template:Height
Playing position Winger, Second striker
Club information
Current club Lille
Number 26
Youth clubs
1998-2003
2003-2005
2005-2007
Royal Stade Brainois
Tubize
Lille
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2007- Lille 80 (10)   
National team
2007-2008
2008-2009
2008-
Belgium U-17
Belgium U-19
Belgium
17 (4)
9 (6)
16 (0)

Eden Hazard (born 7 January, 1991) is a Belgian attacking midfielder currently playing for the French Ligue 1 side, Lille. Hazard can also play as a winger and is known for his blistering pace. He has been compared to the world's best and a lot of the world's top clubs are interested in buying the 19 year old. He is not known for his goals but more for his creativity and speed which made him the two time winner of the Ligue 1 young player of the year award. He made his Lille professional debut at the age of 16 after signing from his local club, the Belgian side, Tubize. He is also a prominent member of the Belgian national side, with 14 caps to his name after making his debut against Luxembourg.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Lille[edit]

Hazard signed for Lille in 2005 at the age of 14. He made his debut for the French side as a late substitute against Nancy. Eden then made a further three appearances for the first time that season. In the 2008-09 season, he was made a permanent member of the squad by manager Rudi Garcia, starting by making regular substitute appearances.

International career[edit]

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