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Roberto Martinez: Eden Hazard 'is the Michael Jordan of Football'

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has labelled Eden Hazard "the Michael Jordan of football" and backed the Real Madrid forward to win the Ballon d'Or in the future.

Hazard placed 13th in the 2019 Ballon d'Or rankings, with Lionel Messi winning the award for a sixth time at a ceremony in Paris on Monday:

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Martinez believes the former Chelsea star has the potential to win the prestigious gong himself one day, and he compared Hazard to Chicago Bulls legend Jordan, a six-time NBA Finals MVP, per Cadena Ser's El Larguero (h/t Goal's Sacha Pisani):

"I see Hazard winning the Ballon d'Or.