Belgian star player Eden Hazard issued an apology to Real Madrid fans after he was seen laughing with his former Chelsea teammates after the elimination of Real Madrid from the UEFA Champions League 2021.
Chelsea defeated Real Madrid in the semi-finals of UEFA Champions League to qualify for the finals. Eden Hazard gave a poor performance in the second leg against his former team Chelsea. But the fans were not disappointed from his poor performance, fans were angry because of his unprofessional behavior after the match.
Some post match photos have gone viral in which the Madrid forward can be seen having fun and laughing with his former teammates after Real Madrid’s defeat against Chelsea on Wednesday. This video attracted a lot of attention in Spain. Eden Hazard is being heavily criticized by fans who loudly complained against him on social media.
After facing heavy criticism from the fans and Spanish Media, Eden Hazard took to social media to apologize to Real Madrid fans after the unprofessional incident of laughing with former Chelsea teammates.
On his official Instagram account, Hazard posted the following apology message on his story:
“I am sorry. I have read lots of opinions about me today and it was not my intention to offend the Real Madrid fans. It has always been my dream to play for Real Madrid and I came here to win. The season is not over and together we must now battle or La Liga! Hala Madrid!”
Eden Hazard joined Real Madrid in a €100 million (£87m/$121m) deal in 2019 after Cristiano Ronaldo left the club. But Hazard’s stint with Madrid has been marred by injuries and he has yet to meet expectations after arriving from Chelsea in 2019.