Chelsea talisman Eden Hazard was asked by a French magazine to help come up with the perfect football player by combining attributes from the best of the best to make one super-human star.
The Belgian has played with and against some of the very best in the game, and is a PFA Player of the Year himself, so his credentials for the task are good. However, when picking the best players for a number of set attributes for for France Football magazine (via the Mirror), the 26-year-old made a few controversial choices.
For finishing, Hazard opted for Barcelona goal-machine Luis Suárez, while
Roy Hodgson says Christian Benteke has knee ligament damage. Potential replacements include:
— Ed Malyon (@eaamalyon) September 23, 2017
For the final speed category, Hazard rather cheekily picked himself, justifying his choice by claiming: “For my speed, or rather acceleration, it is thanks to my mother, who has a shape that resembles mine.
“She’s a sports teacher, my dad too. I did not even do exercises when I was a kid, that’s also innate. As far as I am concerned, I have this quality of speed over a few metres, not on a long distance.
” data-viewability-attr=”//www.riddle.com/a/127829″ style=””>