After his official transfer to Real Madrid was announced, Eden Hazard published a heartfelt farewell letter to all the Chelsea FC fans.
Eden Hazard’s announcement as the latest Real Madrid transfer took a few weeks to complete, but the day finally arrived.
It is pretty obvious that the most gutted side of this transfer are the Chelsea FC fans, but they understand that saying no to Real Madrid is practically impossible.
Even when the Blues won the UEFA Europa League, many supporters assumed that Eden Hazard’s goodbye could only mean that he would be leaving to Real Madrid.
The player always expressed his gratitude towards the fans, but he felt the need to write them a heartfelt letter that you can read wither on his social media outlets or the Chelsea FC official website.
The player explained that his dream was to play for Real Madrid and he thanked the club for letting him fulfill it.
He also spoke about the magical moments he lived at the club, unforgettable times that he will keep close to his heart until the day he dies.
The Belgium international is currently focused on his national team’s Euro 2020 Qualifier against Kazakhstan but he was prepared for this announcement.
The letter he released through social media was quite long, but we decided to give you the most important details of its content.
To my Chelsea friends and family,You now know that I will be joining Real Madrid. It’s no secret that it was my dream…
As soon as Hazard’s transfer was official, the player didn’t take long to published his prepared letter where he addressed all the fans.
“It’s no secret that it was my dream to play for them since I was a young boy just scoring my first goal.”
“I have tried my very best not to distract myself or the team through this difficult period of speculation and media attention, especially the last 6 months.”
“I was only 21 when I joined, so I have grown up as a man and a player with all of you, you have helped me become Captain of the Belgium National team after all.”
“When I think back over my special moments in a Chelsea shirt, there are so many, we are lucky to win many more games than we have lost.”
“One day I will be able to sit down over a beer and talk about or laugh with pride about my missed penalty that set up my header to win the league against Palace, or those goals against Tottenham, Arsenal or Liverpool.”
“Chelsea and especially Chelsea fans will always be special to me and next season I will look for your results first.”
“I hope that we are drawn against each other in the Champions League next season and every season so we can meet again,” he added.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) June 7, 2019
Eden Hazard’s legacy at Chelsea FC.
Even though he wasn’t able to win the Champions League with the Blues, Eden Hazard can still be considered one of the best players in Chelsea FC’s history.
His numbers as reported on WhoScored, Eden Hazard played a total of 352 matches where he scored 110 goals and provided 65 assists in all competitions.
But the most striking part of his legacy at Chelsea are the trophies he won with the Blues during his time as the club’s main star.
Eden won two Premier League titles, one League Cup, one FA Cup, and two UEFA Europa League trophies.
The Belgian international also lost another League Cup final and another FA Cup final.
During his time at Chelsea, Hazard also won the Premier League Player of the Year Award, as well as the PFA Players’ Player of the Year recognition.
The 2014-15 season was arguably one of the best he ever played as a Blues’ player, Hazard leaves an unforgettable memory in English football.
The new Real Madrid player will be sorely missed by everybody who fell in love with his style of play during his time at Chelsea Football Club.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) June 7, 2019
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