Eden Hazard Announces Retirement

Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard has retired from international football at the age of 31.

Hazard, who is an attacking midfielder or winger, made his Belgium debut in 2008 at the age of 17, and went on to win 126 caps, scoring 33 goals.

His decision comes after Belgium went out of the World Cup in the group stages, having only beaten Canada.

“A page turns today,” said the Real Madrid player. “Thank you for your love [and] for your unparalleled support.”

More to follow.

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