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Hazard quits national team

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Former Chelsea and Real Madrid, Eden Hazard, has quit from international football.

Hazard made the made this revelation Tuesday, December 6 on Instagram.

This is coming Belgium failed to qualify from the group-stage at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

He said in the post, “I have decided to put an end to my international career. The succession is ready.”

He continued, “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 will miss you.”

Meanwhile, fellow Belgian contingent, Kevin De Bruyne, had undermined the team chance of winning the championship this year claiming that the squad contained aged players.

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Hazard was the captain of the Belgium squad and he played all three matches for the European side in Group F. Belgium beat Canada, lost to Morocco and played out a goalless draw with Croatia to finish third in the group.

The 31-year-old made his international debut in 2008 with 33 goals in 126 appearances.

He helped Belgium reach the 2018 World Cup semi-finals as they lost to the eventual champions France, and beat England as came second runner up.

Following their poor outing at the World Cup in Qatar, Roberto Martinez, also resigned his position as Belgium coach.

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