Despite the title of champion of Spain, the season is not over remember the football player who joined the team in madrid a year ago. “The next title, it’s got to be in the champions League, even if it’s going to be difficult”.Eden Hazard, on 10 July 2020. (GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)
“This year, it is collectively that we have won this title, because I, at the individual level, I probably did the least good season of my career”, said modestly, the star of the belgian Real Madrid, Eden Hazard, after his team was sacred champion of Spain, for the 34th time in its history, in the face of his rival lord FC Barcelona, Friday, July 17. The player arrived in the Spanish capital last summer for € 115 million.
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“Certainly, there have been injuries, but I hope that next year will be even better. After that, even if this year has not been a terrible year for me to come here and win the championship in the first year, I couldn’t dream of a better place.”, says the captain of the belgian national team.
To franceinfo, Eden Hazard gave his opinion of his French coach, Zinedine Zidane : “We all know Zidane as a player, it was the best. As a coach, you don’t even need to describe it. It has proven, in just a few years, he was already one of the best coaches, “says Eden Hazard. As a coach, he is like when he was a player. It is someone simple who knows how to say things at the right time. He trusts his players and his players have confidence in him, that is why it works.”
Karim Benzema is very pleasant in everyday life, very simple. He is there to win games, to score goals. I think this year, he still showed that he was simply the best.Eden Hazard (Real Madrid)to franceinfo
A season “a little weird”
“There are also Raphael Varane. In my career, I have known very great defenders like John Terry or Vincent Kompany. I think that Rapha even if he is still young, is already one of the best central defenders in history, continuing the belgian footballer. The hinge that form, with Sergio Ramos, it’s top. As for Ferland Mendy, he has demonstrated that he was not there just to make it pretty. If the club has recruited, it’s that he has qualities, we have been able to see it. It is never easy to arrive at a club, when we are young, and in a club like that. He has shown that he represents the future.”
Despite the title of champion of Spain, the season is not over. The outcome of the champions League will take place next August. Real Madrid has yet to compete in his eighth finals, against Manchester City (to go, Madrid were tipped to home, 1-2) : “This was a season a bit weird, with everything that has happened. The season is already very good, but I think it can be even better if we qualify when our eighth-finals of the champions League, announcement Eden Hazard.
When you play Real Madrid, we want to win all the possible titles.Eden Hazardà franceinfo
The next, it is necessary that this be in the champions League, even if it’s going to be difficult, because we have to play at Manchester City and they have a very nice team,”concluded the star belgian.