After EURO 2024, Toni Kroos will retire from all football-related activities

The legendary German midfielder Toni Kroos of Real Madrid revealed today that he would be retiring from all football-related activities after the 2024 European Championship, adding to the growing number of farewells in the game these days.

The master of midfield also said that his last match for the storied Los Blancos, Real Madrid, would be against Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League last.


The 34-year-old Kroos, who won the 2014 World Cup with Germany, said on Instagram, “My career as an active footballer will end this summer after the Euro championship.”

Throughout his illustrious career, Kroos has won several UEFA Champions League championships with Real Madrid and his previous team, Bayern Munich. He has also won the FIFA World Cup, which he won with Germany in 2014.

The German was lured to Madrid in 2014 to play at the Santiago Bernabeu, and he went on to become one of the greatest midfielders in history with the help of players like his new midfield partner-in-crime, Luka Modric.

Kroos “will go down in Real Madrid history as one of our club and international football’s greatest legends,” the Real Madrid statement reads on their website.

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