's unveiling as a Real Madrid player attracted a staggering 50,000 fans to the Bernabeu, a figure which surpassed the attendance of four home games last season.
Underwhelming performances saw gates fall below the fifty thousand mark as Los Blancos
finished in an unsatisfactory third place, 19 points behind champions Barcelona
Matches against Getafe (48,364 fans), Huesca (49,293), Villarreal (46,294) and Real Betis (49,879) all saw lower attendances than Hazard's presentation.
The huge crowd would suggest fans are already encouraged ahead of next season by Zinedine Zidane's early activity in the transfer market.
Madrid have now signed Hazard, Luka Jovic, Eder Militao, Ferland Mendy and Rodrygo, spending a sum total of £272million.
Despite breaking a club transfer record to sign the Belgian the Madrid board of directors are now under pressure to sign Kylian Mbappe, and supporters have already turned their attention to the Frenchman.
As Hazard was unveiled during Thursday's presentation, chants of 'We want Mbappe' emanated from the stands.
Paul Pogba is also high on Madrid's summer shopping list and when asked about whether the club should sign him and Mbappe, Hazard replied: 'I want to play with the best and those mentioned are the best but it's not for me to say about transfers.'
The winger also admitted that he joined the La Liga side to win the Ballon d'Or.
He added: 'I'm 28 years old. I am at the best moment of my career. The dream to play for this club has been there for a long time. I thought it was time for a change. I have come to the best club in the world.
'I never doubted that I would end up playing for Real Madrid. I will try to be become the best player in the world. But before that I will try to make Madrid the best team in the world.'