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Chelsea forward Hazard declares 'I play football because of Zidane'

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has again talked up his admiration for Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane.

Hazard is being linked with a summer move to Real.

Asked to choose between Zidane and his national team boss Robero Martinez, Hazard mentioned his admiration of both for different reasons.

"I have a lot of respect for Zidane," he said.

"He was my idol. Thanks to him I began playing (football).

"But for the wins achieved with Martinez, I choose him."

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