Eden Hazard Biography: Age, Personal Life, Facts, Achievements & Net Worth

Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for the Belgium National Team and La Liga club Real Madrid. He is known as a ‘superb passer’ and a ‘defender’s nightmare’ by his opponents. He started playing football at a very young age, without being noticed by his parents, who also were footballers. His parents came to know about his passion for football when the coach of the Royal Stade Brainois showed up to his parents telling them how good Eden was at football. He soon started practicing football to became a professional player. He played his first match when he was ten-years-old, that too against a girl’s team, which his team ended up losing 5-0. When he turned 16, he secured a place in Lille’s first team. He earned an honorable place in Chelsea and has raised himself being worthy of matching his performance level with Ballon d’Or winners Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. He had joined Real Madrid recently in 2019, and is hoping to lift every possible title.

He started playing for Belgium U-15 in the year 2006 and soon, in 2008, found himself in the Senior Team, and to date, has represented Belgian National Team in over 100 games.

Eden Hazard Early Life

Eden Hazard childhood

Eden Hazard was born on 7th January 1991 in La Louviere to Thierry(father) and Carine(mother). Despite being born in La Louviere, he was raised in Braine-le-Comte. His parents were footballers, and his father Thierry was a defensive midfielder in Belgium Second Division, while his mother was a striker in the Belgium Women’s First Division. His mother quit playing football after she was three months pregnant with Eden in her womb. The couple has three sons Thorgan, Kylian, and Eden and all the three are now professional footballers.

The journey of Eden as a footballer started from his hometown club Royal Stade Brainios, which he joined when he was four-years-old. The coach there immediately recognized that he was a gifted player. He spent eight years with the club learning the basics, but after turning 13, he moved to Tubize where he was spotted by a scout from Lille OSC (first division club in France). The club made an offer to Eden’s parents to send him to them, which they readily accepted in a hope that the training facilities would be better there than that of the current club

Eden Hazard Personal Life

Eden Hazard family

Eden married Natacha Van Honacker in a Private ceremony. Natacha is his girlfriend since school days. Natacha after completing her education moved with Eden to Lille, where the couple have been blessed with three sons named Yannis, Leo and Samy.

Eden Hazard Professional Life
Eden joined Lille in 2005 and started his initial pieces of training at their local sports schools for two years, where he performed well in training and was subsequently, signed under a three-year deal with Lille on 28 May 2007. He made his first amateur debut as a second-half substitute against the Racing club de France in a league match on 1st September 2007 following which he made his professional debut in a league match against AS Nancy on 24th November 2007 as a substitute, coming-on, in the 78th minute. Seeing his performance and commitment towards sports, he was permanently promoted to the senior team by the manager Rudi Garcia in the 2008-09 season. The season went well for him as he helped his team to qualify for the newly created Europa League and also received the honor of being the first international player to be named UNFP ‘Young Player of the Year’.

In the next season, 2009-10, number of top clubs started showing interest in him, which saw his idol Zinedine Zidane personally recommend him to Real Madrid, however, he decided to stay at Lille until 2014, and went to win the UNFP Young Player of the Year award for the second time. In the 2011-12 season, he played 100 consecutive Ligue 1 match thus becoming the player with the longest run in the French top flight. In 2012 he was transferred to Chelsea, when its officials reached with an agreement with Lille t sign him, for Chelsea Eden played his first match on July 18, 2012, against Seattle Sounders. In the 2012-13 season, he got suspended after he accidentally kicked the ball-boy who was intentionally laying on the ball to waste time. He has been also nominated for FIFA Ballon d’Or but didn’t win. On 12th February 2015, he signed a new five-and-a half year contract with Chelsea, and in the following season, earned the honor of being the best Player winning the PFA Player of the Year.

Eden Hazard Professional Life

In the 2018-19 season, playing for Chelsea for the last time, he netted two goals in the final of Europa League against Arsenal. Chelsea won the League after which he joined Real Madrid on 7th June 2019 for around 100 million, and he was assigned Jersey Number 7 that has been worn previously by legendary players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Raul Gonzalez and Emilio Butraguneo. Playing for Real Madrid, he netted his first goal in a friendly match against RB Salzburg, helping his side register a 1-0 win. He is yet to make his debut in an official game for Real Madrid.

He was appointed as the caption of Belgium team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, however, unfortunately, the team didn’t manage to win the Cup but showed a phenomenal performance under his leadership, and went on to clinch Bronze. Belgium only lost in the semi-final to eventual winners France.

At the end of the World Cup, he was selected as the second-best player of the tournament, being awarded a Silver Ball from the FIFA Technical Study Group.

Clubs Season
Lille 2007-12
Chelsea 2012-19
Real Madrid 2019-current




  • Ligue 1: 2010–11
  • Coupe de France: 2010–11


  • Premier League: 2014–15, 2016–17
  • FA Cup: 2017–18 runner-up: 2016–17
  • Football League/EFL Cup: 2014–15; runner-up: 2018–19
  • UEFA Europa League: 2012–13, 2018–19


  • FIFA World Cup third place: 2018

Eden Hazard Achievement

Eden Hazard Achievement

  • UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year: 2008–09, 2009–10
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year: 2010–11, 2011–12
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: March 2010, March 2011, March 2012, April 2012
  • Bravo Award: 2011
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI: 1st team: 2018; 2nd team: 2015; 4th team: 2014, 2016, 2017; Nominee: 2012
  • FIFA Ballon d’Or/Ballon d’Or: 2015 (8th place), 2018 (8th place)
  • The Best FIFA Men’s Player: 2018 (7th place)
  • Premier League Player of the Season: 2014–15
  • Premier League Playmaker of the Season: 2018–19
  • Premier League Player of the Month: October 2016, September 2018
  • Premier League Goal of the Month: February 2017, April 2019
  • PFA Premier League Team of the Year: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2016–17
  • PFA Young Player of the Year: 2013–14
  • PFA Players’ Player of the Year: 2013–14 (2nd place), 2014–15 (1st place) 2016–17 (2nd place)
  • PFA Fans’ Premier League Player of the Month: October 2016
  • PFA Fans’ Player of the Year: 2018–19
  • UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award: 2015 (6th place), 2018 (9th place), 2019 (7th place)
  • UEFA European Championship top assist provider: 2016
  • UEFA Team of the Year: 2017, 2018
  • UEFA Europa League Final Man of the Match: 2019
  • UEFA Europa League Player of the Season: 2018–19
  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2018–19
  • Chelsea Player of the Year: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2016–17, 2018–19
  • Chelsea Players’ Player of the Year: 2014–15 2018–19
  • Chelsea Goal of the Year: 2015–16 (vs. Tottenham Hotspur), 2016–17 (vs. Arsenal),[404] 2018–19 (vs. Liverpool)
  • FWA Footballer of the Year: 2014–15
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2014–15
  • Belgian Golden Shoe: 2017
  • FIFA World Cup Silver Ball: 2018
  • FIFA World Cup top assist provider: 2018
  • FIFA World Cup Fantasy McDonald’s Overall XI: 2018
  • IFFHS Men’s World Team: 2018
  • Belgian Sportsman of the year: 2018

Physical Measurements
Height: 5ft 9in
Weight: 74kg
Eye colour: Blue
Hair colour: Brown

Eden Hazard Personal details
Full Name: Eden Hazard
Date of Birth: 7th January 1991
Place of Birth: La Louviere
Playing Position: midfielder
Nickname: Defenders Nightmare
Relationships: Natacha Van Hoacker
Kids: Yannis, Leo and Samy
Hobbies: Playing Football

Eden Hazard Controversy

Eden Hazard controversy

He accidently Kicked a boy-boy who was laying upon the ball intentionally to waste the time, after the incident Eden was banned for three consecutive games

Eden Hazard Net Worth
Eden Hazard’s Net Worth is estimated to be $100 Million dollars

Social Media Handles
Eden Hazard Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/edenhazard/
Eden Hazard Twitter: https://twitter.com/hazardeden10
Eden Hazard Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hazardeden_10

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