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Hazard Reaches A Milestone-Wins 100th Cap For His National Team, Belgium
image Chelsea star player is on the news again for his achievement over the weekend while on international duty to his father land when he became the only player to achieve a 100 cap for Belgium. Other players who had in the time past reached this milestone are Jan Vertonghen who capped 112 time and Axel Witsel who capped 101 times. These feat was achieve as the player was among the eleven man squared that faced Cyprus in yesterdays Euro 2020 qualifiers. Hazard was first in action for his national side when he was called up in November 2008 when he shone like a star while doing wonders with Lillie at a very young age. He talents got him going as he became a member of the senior squad regardless the age difference and began to lead the ‘’golden generation’’ to end their absence from the world football stage like World Cup and European Championship. His presence ended Belgium 16 years hiatus from Euro competition in 2016 as well as the World cup in 2014 having missed the previous two editions. Hazard brought Belgium to limelight last year in Russia 2018 World cup when he led his side to a memorable World cup outing only to be removed by eventual winners France at the semi final stage, having sent Brazil packing with a 2-1 in the quarter finals but eventually left Russian with the bronze as they came third. Hazard on his part was awarded the second most impressive player of the tournament while the national side keeper went home with the golden cloves. image Hazard is really a star making his 100 cap at the age of 28 years. His head coach Martinez while speaking to the press after their 2-0 victory over Cyprus praise the star player for reaching such a milestone at his age. Saying not many players have achieved that. Hazard opened the score board for Belgium 10 minutes after the start of the game having gotten a pass from fellow country man Mitshu Batshuayi. The second goal came moments later as Batshuayi made it 2-0 to extend Belgium 9 matches unbeaten run. With age by his side, Hazard is expected to make a mark for the national side and lead them to a national glory in the nearest feature with start players in the Belgium squad. Wishing Hazard all the best in his future is all l can as a fan of the player.