Eden Hazard is the fresh signing of Real Madrid. Roberto Martinez, the coach of Belgium, gave an honest interview to a local newspaper.
Hazard’s hopes for Ballon d’Or
Roberto Martinez said that Hazard would win Ballon d’Or in the future. Belgium’s coach believes that no one can come to Eden’s level in the near future. Martinez is Happy for Lionel Messi and six awards in one decade. At the same time, the coach believes that Hazard will win the Ballon d’Or while playing in Real Madrid.
Martinez said that Hazard was playing extra class football from the start. Even in Lille, Hazard was unstoppable. According to Belgium’s coach, Hazard should take the crown from Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in 1-2 years. Coach believes that Hazard is a person who does not like personal awards and always goes for team achievements. Even though Hazard is not very much competitive, he can show high-class performance against the ever giant club in Europe.
Martinez believes that Hazard will lead Real Madrid to La Liga Trophy
Belgium’s coach said that Hazard is a perfect player for long-term projects. Eden won the Premier League twice in Chelsea and has shown the true quality of his skills. Martinez believes that Hazard will lead Real Madrid to many La Liga trophies in the next few years.
Comparison to Michael Jordan
Martinez compared Eden to Jordan. Belgium’s coach mentioned that Hazard is an as complete athlete in his sport as Jordan was in Basketball. At the same time, Roberto noted that watching both players in respective games gives anyone the same joy and pleasure.
Roberto Martinez said that Hazard’s injury is worrying. The coach said that he has not spoken with Eden in the last few days but believes that injury could be problematic. As expected, Hazard had to return from injury in two weeks. Real Madrid’s medical team officially admitted that Hazard would be out for the next four weeks. As of now, no one knows the actual date for Eden’s return.
The coach said that he knows Eden very well, and he won’t leave the field if the injury is not serious. So, Belgium’s coach expects a long-term injury and hopes for fast recovery.