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Eden Hazard REJECTS Man of the Match award live on air after Chelsea’s win over Huddersfield

The Belgian No10 handed the award over to Willian after his post-match interview

Eden Hazard clearly has too many Man of the Match awards already.

Chelsea’s superlative No10 was named as the star performer during the Blues’ 3-1 win over Huddersfield but rejected the award live on air.

Hazard starred again but was humble in the game’s aftermath

Hazard starred again but was humble in the game’s aftermath

Hazard and Willian were interviewed on BT Sport after the final whistle with the pair jokingly declaring themselves back in the title race despite being 11 points behind league leaders Man City.

Once the pair and stifled their laughter, the interviewer tried to get Willian to hand over the Man of the Match award to his team-mate.

Hazard however, was having none of it.

The Belgian superstar turned the tables and grabbed the award before handing it over to the Brazilian midfielder.

“It’s for you,” Hazard told his rather bewildered team-mate.

Here’s the full interview or skip to 2:40 for the charming ending…

Hazard was superb once again for Chelsea but Willian was directly involved in all three of the visitors’ goals at the John Smith’s Stadium.

The 29-year-old slipped in Tiemoue Bakayoko for the opener, headed home Marcos Alonso’s cross for the second, before laying the ball off for Pedro for Chelsea’s third.

Laurent Depoitre headed a consolation goal past Thibaut Courtois in stoppage time but it was a comfortable three points for Antonio Conte’s men.

Hazard proving himself a class act on and off the pitch β€” lovely to see.

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