Belgian winger talked with journalists of “Foot Magazine.” Eden Hazard discussed his first season at Real Madrid. As you may know, Eden was injured during the match against PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Dreaming about Real Madrid from early childhood
Eden Hazard said that their first favorite team was Real Madrid. When he was very young, Eden Hazard loved the white t-shirt, and it was an exceptional moment for him to join Los Blancos. At the same time, Eden says that Zinedine Zidane was his idol while being a little boy. According to Hazard, he couldn’t play at a stadium that he was watching on TV.
Hazard could join Real Madrid every summer
As Eden recalls, Los Merengues was always interested in him. Eden Hazard said that even in Lille, Zidane was interested in his skills. Belgian winger said that signing a contract with Chelsea was an excellent decision. Player believes that he needed to improve many skills, and the Premier League would be a perfect fit. At first, Eden wanted to test his skills in the Premier League, and then he would be able to join Real Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane as the coach of Los Blancos
Eden Hazard said that he loves Zinedine Zidane. Belgian player noted that Zidane is very calm and stays silent most of the time. When Zidane speaks, everyone listens because the coach has fascinating ideas. Eden said that Zidane loves going straight to the point and give us many directions. Eden Hazard noted that the Real Madrid coach loves every player, and he keeps that emotional side always in the team. Belgian player pointed out that every player in the squad is very happy for Zinedine. Even players who don’t have enough time on the pitch, adore Zidane because they feel the same from the coach.
Being overweight in summer
He indeed returned from vacation overweight. I was 7-8 KG heavier in summer because of my vacation. It’s not something that I’m proud of, but it happened, and I’ve already lost and returned to perfect shape.