- Toni Kroos signed for Real Madrid in 2014 from Bayern Munich and made his La Liga debut against Córdoba
- Kroos has been an instrumental figure in Madrid's midfield and played 250 games in La Liga for the side
- German midfielder Kroos provided a telling ball for Vinícius Júnior which ultimately led to Madrid's first goal
Toni Kroos has reached a milestone in Spanish football.
The German midfielder celebrated his 250th appearance in La Liga, and spectacularly marked the occasion.
Kroos made his debut in La Liga by coming on as a substitute against Córdoba in 2014 and made his 250th appearance against Barcelona in the first competitive El Clasico of the season.
Kroos highlighted just why he’s still with Madrid since that first game, as he was instrumental in Los Blancos’ first goal.
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The German midfielder sprinted through the middle as Madrid pushed forward and shook off pressure from Sergio Busquets. Despite Busquets trying to pull him down, Kroos managed to hold his ground until he was able to find a brilliant through ball to Vinícius Júnior.
The Brazilian attacker found himself coming face-to-face with Marc-André ter Stegen and got a shot on goal, but the keeper parried the shot away.
Sadly for Barca, the ball fell into the path of Karim Benzema, who made no mistake in finding the back of the net.
Kroos has always been instrumental in Madrid’s attacks over the years. The midfielder scored 19 times in the Spanish league and notched up 61 assists. Overall for Madrid, he’s played 376 games, scored 25 goals and managed 86 assists.
Toni Kroos squash retirement plans as German midfielder set to sign one-year Real Madrid contract extension
The 32-year-old is regarded as a key member of the present Real Madrid team under Carlo Ancelotti as he played a pivotal role in helping Los Blancos win the UEFA Champions League last season.
Kroos will be rewarded with a one-year extension at Real Madrid, having previously made his desires to retire at the club clear, Sports Brief reported earlier.
Source: Sports Brief News