Eden Hazard has announced that he has finally retired from football at the of 32.
The former Chelsea player has been without a club since he left Real Madrid in the summer with just 76 appearances across four seasons at the club.
After he left Real Madrid, Hazard couldn’t secure a move to another club, and this has made him to retire. To confirm his retirement from professional football, the football star wrote:
‘You must listen to yourself and say stop at the right time.’After 16 years and more than 700 matches played, I have decided to end my career as a professional footballer.’I was able to realise my dream, I have played and had fun on many pitches around the world.’During my career, I was lucky to meet great managers, coaches, and teammates – thank you to everyone for these great times, I will miss you all.’I also want to thank the clubs I have played for: LOSC, Chelsea, and Real Madrid; and thank the RBFA for my Belgian Selection.’A special thank you to my family, my friends, my advisors, and the people who have been close to me in good times and bad.’Finally, a huge thank you to you, my fans, who have followed me for all these years and for your encouragement everywhere I have played.’Now is the time to enjoy my loved ones and have new experiences. See you off the field soon my friends’