Football, football, football; a major sport on its own which seeks to provide joy and sorrow when a side wins or loses respectively. When fans come together to give their full support and improve the moral of the players, it clearly shows that without them football is just a sport. Countries who have accepted this enormous sport have improved economically and enormously.
This is what has made a certain family accept football as their main culture that they all do play football. Which family is this article going to talk about?
This article is will include how veterans from the Hazard family have shown their worth on the field of play from the parents to their gains in a respectively manner.
The veteran of the Hazard family will definitely begin from the head of the family which is the father and the mother of the four fantastic players that is; Eden, Thorgan, Kylian and Ethan.
Thierry Hazard is the father of Eden, Thorgan, Kylian and Ethan Hazard. He is also the husband of Carine Hazard. He was born on 22nd February 1966 at Braine-le-Comte in Belgium. He is a former semi professional footballer who could play as a Centre Back or as a Defensive Midfielder. He played for La Louviere; a team in Belgium in the 1991/92, 1992/93, 1993/94, 1994/95 seasons and moved on to play for Tubize in the 1996/97, 1997/98 season which is also in Belgium. The fifty six year old retired from official football competitions in order to devote more time to his children and saw his future was not football.
Carine Hazard is the mother of Eden, Thorgan, Kylian and Ethan. She is also the wife of Thierry Hazard. Carine Hazard played as a striker in the Belgian Women’s First Division because she admired scoring goals but quit playing when she was three months pregnant for her first born(Eden).
Eden Micheal Hazard is popularly known as Eden Hazard who is currently a Real Madrid player who joined them from Chelsea since 2019. Eden Hazard was born on 7th January 1991 at La Louviere in Belgium. He is married to Natacha Van Honacker since 2012; the year he joined the London club. The thirty one year old is an Attacking Midfielder and a Left Winger who showed his class when he was with Chelsea and became the eighty-fifth player to captain the Belgian national team since 2015. In 2018, he won the FA Cup with Chelsea and was named in the FIFA FIF PRO World XI. Eden Hazard won the Europa League in 2019; then he joined Real Madrid.
Thorgan Ganael Francis Hazard is an Attacking Midfielder and a Winger for the Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund and the Belgium national team. He was born on 29th March, 1993 at La Louviere un Belgium. The twenty nine year old is married to Marie Kindermans since December, 2016. He joined Eden at Chelsea in 2012 but moved to Borussia Mônchenglabach in 2015 and further to Borussia Dortmund his current club in 2019.
Kylian Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as an Attacking Midfielder for RWD Molenbeak in Belgium and on loan from Cercle Brugge KSV in Belgium top flight. He was born on 5th August, 1995 in La Louviere, Belgium. The twenty six year old joined Chelsea from the Hungarian side Ujpest in the 2017 summer and joined their development squad with eleven appearances. He left Chelsea in 2019 to join Cercle Brugge on a permanent deal.
Ethan Hazard was born on 9th August, 2003 at La Louviere in Belgium. He plays as an Attacking Midfielder for the Belgian club Royale Union Tubize youth side(U19). In October 2018, the British media linked Ethan to Chelsea. If that happens all the Hazard brothers would be in Chelsea’s books.
It is clear that the children Thierry and Carine gave birth to have had certain love for football and the brothers took the path of their parents. Ethan is the only brother yet to play for the Blues. Thierry, Carine, Eden, Thorgan, Kylian, Ethan are indeed the footballing family.
Writer: Daniel Okyere