Hazard is currently in some of the best form of his career.
"Mbappe is unbelievably fast, really good. To stop him, you have to do it as a team because alone, good luck! But for me the best in the world is Messi, then Hazard."
Rudiger was asked to play against France at left-back by Germany coach Joachim Low in midweek.
"I will never say 'No' and I think I did well there but everyone knows I am a central defender," said the 25-year-old.