Former Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has announced his retirement from international football.
The announcement came after his country (Belgium was eliminated from the FIFA world cup in the group stages of the competition following a shock 2 – 0 defeat to Morocco.
The forward came under heavy criticism from his country home after their abysmal performance in world after winning just one match out of three in the competition.
Before his retirement,Hazard who plays for Real Madrid football club in Spain has played 126 games for Belgium scoring 33 goals providing 36 assist and has been the captain of the Belgium for 7years.
Announcing his decision on his official Twitter handle Hazard thanks his fans and supporters for their support to his career while playing for his country Belgium.
“A page turns today… Thank you for your love Thank you for your unending support. Thanks for all the happiness shared since 2008. Decided to end my international career. The succession is ready. will miss you guys… #onestensemble
“A page turns today. Thank you for your love. Thank you for your unparalleled support. Thank you for all this happiness shared since 2008. have decided to put an end to my international career. The succession is ready. I will miss you…. #onestensemble
“Today we turn a page. Thank you for your love
“Thank you for your unmatched support. Thank you for all the joyous moments we’ve shared since 2008.
“Today I decided to put an end to my career as an international.
“The next generation is ready.
“I’m going to miss anastansambla he wrote.