Eden Hazard, a former Chelsea and Real Madrid winger, has revealed that he retired from football because he didn’t enjoy it anymore.
Recall that the former Belgian captain retired from football in a shock announcement last Tuesday at the age of 32.
Hazard appeared in a charity match in Calais, France, and played alongside other retired players such as Didier Deschamps, Robert Pires including former Real Madrid midfielder Christian Karembeu.
It was learnt that he scored a goal and had six assists in the match and also, he spoke at the event about his options this past summer before he decided to retire.
“I had always said that I would stop as soon as I didn’t have fun on the pitch anymore. I didn’t want to go and play somewhere for the money,” he told L’Avenir recently.
“It was the best solution. I didn’t enjoy training anymore… And I wasn’t playing anymore. The decision was simple.
“In life, you can’t explain everything. I am at peace with myself. I’m happy. I have so many things to do outside of football that I was able to make a serene choice.”