Belgium's national team is captained by professional footballer Eden Michael Hazard, a winger or offensive midfielder for La Liga team Real Madrid.

One of the best players of his time, Hazard is renowned for his inventiveness, dribbling, passing, and vision.

Hazard started his career in Belgium playing for regional youth clubs. He is the son of two former football players. 

He relocated to France in 2005, where he signed with Lille of Ligue 1 to start his senior career. 

 After spending two years in the club's youth, Hazard made his professional debut in November 2007 at the age of 16.

Under manager Rudi Garcia, he was an essential member of the Lille team. He became the in his first season of play.

He was a member of the Lille squad that won the league and cup double in the 2010–11 campaign, and as a result of his efforts,.

He was awarded the Ligue 1 Player of the Year, becoming the competition's youngest winner. 

Hazard joined Chelsea of England in June 2012 after more than 190 games and 50 goals for Lille.