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Players back Hazard over ball boy scuffle

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Players and ex-professionals spoke out in support of Eden Hazard on Thursday after the Chelsea winger was sent off for kicking a ball boy in a League Cup game at Swansea City. 

Chelsea's Eden Hazard is escorted off the pitch after being sent off after an incident involving a ball boy during the League Cup semi-final second leg against Swansea, on January 23, 2013. Players and ex-professionals spoke out in support of Hazard after the Chelsea winger was sent off for kicking a ball boy in a League Cup game at Swansea City.

Hazard was shown a straight red card by referee Chris Foy in the 80th minute of Wednesday's semi-final second leg after attempting to kick the ball from beneath a ball boy who was lying on top of it, apparently deliberately.

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