Germany’s Toni Kroos Confirms He Will Retire From Professional Football as a Real Madrid Player

Germany’s Toni Kroos Confirms He Will Retire From Professional Football as a Real Madrid Player

  • Toni Kroos turns 33 in January but admitted that he still feels fit and is very happy playing football
  • The German veteran midfielder is considering retirement once his contract expires at the end of the season
  • Real Madrid are trying to extend the contract of Kroos as the midfielder continues to play a vital role in the team

Toni Kroos doesn’t know when he’s going to retire, but he does know where he’s going to retire.

The Real Madrid midfielder, who turns 33 in January, is contracted to the Spanish club until the end of the season, but Madrid are trying to get him to sign an extension.

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Toni Kroos does not want to play football for a club other than Los Blancos. Image: Ricardo Nogueira.
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With his contract coming to an end, Kroos has toyed around with the thought of retirement but admitted that he does not know when that will be, IOL reported.

"I feel very good physically, things are going well on the pitch, and I'm very happy," Kroos explained.

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While he has not yet decided on when he will call time on his career at club level, Kroos could confirm for which club he would play his last game.

The German midfielder confirmed that he would retire at Madrid, the club where he’s spent the past eight and a half years.

As noted by Transfermarkt, Kroos has played 381 games for the club, scoring 25 goals and notching up 86 assists during that time.

He's been a stalwart for the Spanish champions and recently picked up the first red card of his career during Los Blancos’ 1-1 draw with Girona in La Liga.

Real Madrid preparing a new contract for Toni Kroos as part of a strategy to prevent German from retiring

Real Madrid’s top personalities are trying to get German midfielder Toni Kroos to renew his contract with the Spanish champions for one more year.

Kroos’ current deal with Los Blancos runs out at the end of the season, and the 32-year-old midfielder had hinted at retiring from football when his contract runs out.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has let Kroos know how valued he is and explained that his door is open when he wants to negotiate a new deal with the club, Sports Brief reported.

Source: Sports Brief News