Eden Hazard apologised on Thursday after seeing the scenes which saw Real Madrid fans angry with him following the elimination at the hands of Chelsea.
The Belgian was seen laughing and joking with his former Chelsea teammates, something which did not go down well with Real Madrid supporters.
The images of Eden Hazard joking with Chelsea players after Real Madrid's UCL loss has generated a "monumental" anger at the club, sources have told ESPN. pic.twitter.com/o0vbVYAwpw
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 6, 2021
Almost 24 hours after the game, the attacker apologised via an Instagram story: “I have read lots of opinions about me today and it was not my intention to offend the Real Madrid fans.”
Hazard: “No era mi intención ofender a la afición del Madrid. Siempre ha sido mi sueño jugar en el Real Madrid y vine a ganar”. pic.twitter.com/Ir37eOowcS
— Arancha Rodríguez (@AranchaMOBILE) May 6, 2021
In a message posted in both Spanish and English, Hazard started with an “I am sorry” in English, something which he did not put in the translation. He spoke about the objectives Real Madrid have left this season and that he wants to help them achieve them.
“It has always been my dream to play for Real Madrid and I came here to win. The season is not over nd together we must now battle for La Liga. Hala Madrid!,” his messaged concluded.