Eden Hazard mocked by Gonzalo Higuain and David Luiz for his body fat after Chelsea’s Europa League win over Arsenal

first_img Comment David Luiz was pinching Eden Hazard’s stomach during Chelsea’s celebrations (Instagram)David Luiz and Gonzalo Higuain were caught mocking Eden Hazard’s body fat during their Europa League celebrations after Chelsea’s victory over Arsenal on Wednesday evening.Hazard scored twice during the final in Baku as Maurizio Sarri’s side sealed a 4-1 win over Unai Emery’s men.But during the celebrations inside Chelsea’s dressing room after the match, the Belgium international was at the centre of the jokes.During Willian’s live video on Instagram, the Brazilian caught Luiz grinning as he lifted Hazard’s shirt to pinch his body fat, while Higuain, who has also been criticised over his weight this season, was patting the Belgian on the stomach.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHazard appeared to take the incident in good humour as he was giving an interview to Chelsea TV at the same time.David Luiz showing everyone Eden Hazard’s belly fat on Instagram 😭😭😂 pic.twitter.com/kXuGt0h1OU— Pys (@CFCPys) May 29, 2019 Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 30 May 2019 2:40 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link430Shares Eden Hazard mocked by Gonzalo Higuain and David Luiz for his body fat after Chelsea’s Europa League win over Arsenalcenter_img Hazard won the Europa League in his final appearance for Chelsea (Getty Images)Meanwhile, Hazard has indicated that he has played his final game in a Chelsea shirt as he waits to complete his summer transfer to Real Madrid.In his post-match interview to BT Sport, Hazard said the Europa League final was his ‘goodbye’ to Chelsea’s supporters, but when he spoke to French television, the Belgian admitted he was keen to play against Chelsea for Real Madrid.Asked by RMC if he could see himself facing Chelsea next season in the Champions League, Hazard replied: ‘I hope so.‘Just as I hope to come up against [my former club] Lille, who are also in the Champions League. It’d be great.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Hey, respect me,’ Hazard told Luiz and Higuain as they interrupted the interview.‘Respect the privacy, this is privacy.’ Advertisementlast_img read more

SBC Events hits the bullseye with Betting on Sports Week agenda

first_imgShare Share StumbleUpon The CEO of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC), the Chief Legal Officer of the PGA Tour and a five-time snooker World Champion will join the strongest lineup of speakers the sports betting industry has ever seen. The PDC’s Matt Porter, Len Brown from the PGA Tour and Ronnie O’Sullivan were just three of the names that caught the eye as SBC Events unveiled the full agenda for this year’s Betting on Sports Week, held from 18-21 September at Olympia London.To download the full Betting on Sports Week agenda, click HERE.They will both be speaking at Betting on Sports, one of five conferences featuring more than 200 leading speakers. The other four conferences taking place at Olympia are CasinoBeats Summit, ESI London, AffiliateFEST and Sponsorship Forum, while the Natural History Museum will host a lavish ceremony to welcome five inductees into the Sports Betting Hall of Fame.The Betting on Sports agenda is made up by the following full day tracks – Sport in Focus, Betting on Americas, Future of Betting, Betting on Racing and Innovation & Technology, while there are half day tracks for Betting on Retail and Betting on Regulation.The speaker lineup also includes Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint, Fortuna CEO Per Widerstrom, Twitter Europe Head of Large Media Gregory Owens, Kindred Head of Sportsbook Erik Bäcklund, Betway Sportsbook Director Jaswant Deol, Stoiximan & Betano Founder and CEO George Daskalakis, Intralot Vice Chairman Constantinos Antonopoulos and Aristeidis Christopoulos, Commercial Director for Panathinaikos B.C.Running simultaneously to Sport in Focus on Wednesday 19 September will be Innovation & Technology and Betting on Americas, a track thrust into focus by the Supreme Court of the United States’ (SCOTUS) decision to repeal the country’s federal ban on sports betting.A stand out session on the Betting on Americas track will see Don Best Sports CEO Benjie Cherniak and Keith O’Loughlin – SVP for Sportsbook and Platforms at SG Digital, discussing the ‘Feeding Frenzy’ for operators entering the developing market.Cherniak said: “Betting On Sports is a leading industry event geared to stakeholders in the global sports betting space.  It is an opportunity to knowledge share with industry peers.”O’Loughlin added: “I am always delighted to work with SBC and their events. The in-depth knowledge of the betting sector provides a vital forum for discussing the future direction of the industry. Betting on Sports has built itself up to be a key event on our calendar, so we are delighted to get involved with this year’s event as Platinum Sponsor.”Meanwhile, the CasinoBeats Summit will bring together operators, suppliers and a range of sector visionaries to consider the challenges facing the online casino sector. Featuring exclusive market data presented exclusively at the event, it will offer industry insight, knowledge sharing and networking opportunities at the heart of the world’s largest regulated online gaming market.Confirmed CasinoBeats Summit speakers include LeoVegas Casino Director Karolina Pelc, Royal Panda CMO Melvin Ritsema, Funfair.io Founder Jez San, EveryMatrix Co-Founder Stian Hornsletten, AskGamblers General Manager Nikola Teofilovic, Ladbrokes Coral Group Director of Responsible Gambling Graham Weir, Mr Green CEO Jesper Kärrbrink, GoWild CEO Itai Zak and Gaming Realms Founder Simon Collins.ESI London is a two-day esports business conference run by the team from Esports Insider. Topics will include, among others, brand building, content, law and compliance and the importance of a strong PR strategy for esports.Affiliate Insider will be hosting the invite-only AffiliateFEST forum with the aim of providing accelerated digital lessons for iGaming affiliate entrepreneurs. Attendees will be able to learn the latest digital strategies from a selection of experienced iGaming experts.Finally, the SBC Sponsorship Forum will again be hosted by former chief commercial officer of AC Milan, Jaap Kalma. The exclusive invite-only gathering will address opportunities around sports sponsorship, while facilitating direct introductions between sports clubs and gaming operators.For enquiries regarding sponsorship or exhibition opportunities, please contact us on sales@sbcnews.co.ukTickets are available at the excellent Early Bird Discount rate HERE. Xtremepush secures ‘OpenMarket’ supplier accreditation   August 26, 2020 Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 Related Articles Kambi takes full control of LeoVegas sportsbook portfolio August 26, 2020 Submitlast_img read more