Madrid – photos Eden Hazard The banter with Chelsea players after Real Madrid was eliminated in the champions sparked an “enormous” anger at the Whites, according to various club sources who revealed to ESPN.
The Belgian international was captured on camera on the lawn at Stamford Bridge laughing with his former team-mate. Kurt Zuma And with the goalkeeper Edward Mindy After Real Madrid bid farewell to the dream of winning the fourteenth European Champions League title after losing 2-0 in the second leg of the semi-final.
Real Madrid fans quickly reacted on social media to the Belgian’s criticism, and according to ESPN, this anger also spread to some club members and even the dressing room.
In fact, a source admitted to ESPN that it was “unbearable” for Hazard to show “this position after the exclusion” of an extremely painful Madrid.
The same source rebukes the Belgian for not having “a little tact” after a poor performance like the one he gave in front of his former teammates at Stamford Bridge.
This anger also reached the Whites. “Eden has enough experience not to have that position when the cameras focus on him,” a source told ESPN, before giving the example to another former Chelsea player. Thibaut Courtois, Whose attitude towards the cameras was different.
Hazard came to Madrid in the summer of 2019 as a record signing for the Whites after seven successful seasons at Chelsea. The Belgian international player was also the star of his team in the 2018 World Cup, and Zinedine Zidane believed that he was the cornerstone on which to build his new project. However, Hazard played only 37 games in two seasons in Madrid, where he was erratic due to the 11 injuries he had sustained since he was wearing white.
Some media in Spain expected that his laughter after the elimination against Chelsea would mean his end as a footballer at Real Madrid, but at the club they are residing in their ranks at the moment after a very difficult night.
In fact, the source insists that “it wasn’t the right time or place to give this photo” but they believe everything would be a “slap on the wrist” of the Belgian footballer.
The result was affected 2-0 in form more than substance, with the club appreciating the fact that it had reached so far in the Champions League after a summer that there was no sign. The affected team is still fighting for the league and reserves options to slap extra time against Chelsea until almost the end of the match despite the Blues being ahead of the two semi-finals.