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In Belgium, an Old Quarrel Gets a New Slant NYT’s James Montague reflects on the effect of Belgium’s national football team on Belgium’s political position, another fantastic example of football’s power to bring together and unite people. Advertisements

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Chelsea’s evolution?

Chelsea ended the 2011/12 season making club history: by winning the holy grail that owner Roman Abramovich had always desired, the UEFA Champions League. Did it matter that Chelsea were crowned the champions of Europe after some astonishingly ultra-defensive displays against … Continue reading

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Eden Hazard – All 20 goals and 15 assists in 2011/2012 – Lille OSC


I’m not a big fan of using video compilations to showcase how good a player is if I’ve never seen the player play for a full game, but new Chelsea signing Eden Hazard isn’t any average phony Youtube trickster.

At just 21 years of age, Belgian Hazard has been named Ligue 1’s Player of the Year for two consecutive seasons, also helping his team Lille win the domestic double in the 2010/11 season.

A fearsome yet effective dribbler and technically sound, Hazard looks like a megastar in the making.

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Eden Hazard’s Rabona


Eden Hazard of Lille demonstrates why there’s been so much interest and transfer speculation about him moving to much greener pastures this summer – with a rabona that while wasn’t a direct assist, helped create his team’s goal anyway.

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