Hazard: 'I think I kicked the ball and not the boy'

The boy put his whole body onto the ball and I was just trying to kick the ball and I think I kicked the ball and not the boy.

I apologise.

The ball boy came in the changing room and we had a quick chat and I apologised and the boy apologised as well, and it is over.

Sorry.

– Eden Hazard talking to Chelsea TV

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Hazard charged over ball boy

The Football Association has charged Chelsea`s Eden Hazard with violent conduct following an incident with a Swansea ball boy. It said in a statement that a "standard punishment that would otherwise apply was clearly insufficient".