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Toni Kroos: Real Madrid legend to hang up his boots after Euro 2024

Updated on: 21 May,2024 05:06 PM IST  |  Madrid
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The former Bayern Munich midfielder had previously retired from the national team but decided to return for one final tournament on home soil at Euro 2024

Toni Kroos: Real Madrid legend to hang up his boots after Euro 2024

Toni Kroos (Pic: AFP)

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Real Madrid's German midfielder Toni Kroos announced on Tuesday he will retire from all football after Euro 2024.



 
 
 
 
 
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"My career as an active footballer will end this summer after the Euro Championship," Kroos stated on social media. "As I have always said: Real Madrid is and will be my last club. I am happy and proud that I found the right timing for my decision and that I could choose it myself. My ambition was always to finish my career at the peak of my performance level," 34-year-old Kroos, who won the 2014 World Cup with Germany, wrote on Instagram.

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Madrid said the former Bayern Munich midfielder has 'decided to bring an end to his time as a professional footballer following Euro 2024'.

"Real Madrid would like to express its gratitude and affection to Toni Kroos, a player who will go down in Real Madrid history as one of our club and international football's greatest legends," the club said.

Kroos has been with Madrid since 2014, helping it win 22 titles, including four European Cups and four Spanish leagues. He made 463 appearances with the club.

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