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Toni Kroos

BornJanuary 4, 1990

Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)

NationalityGermany

RoleMidfielder

Relation(s)Felix Kroos (Brother), Roland Kroos (Father), Jessica Farber (Spouse), Leon Kroos (Son), Amelie Kroos (Daughter)

Toni Kroos Biography


Toni Kroos is a professional football player who plays for the German national team and for the Spanish football club Real Madrid. He was born on 4 January 1990 in Griefswald, Eastern Germany. He has been an asset to all the teams that he has ever played for.


Background


Toni showed signs of his skills at a very young age. He became a member of the German youth teams very early. He was named the best player in 2006 UEFA European Under-17 championship. Also, he won the golden ball in the 2007 FIFA Under-17 World Cup. He was a member of Bayern Munich’s first team at the age of just seventeen years. For 18 months, he played in a loan spell for the club Bayer Leverkusen and then came back to Bayern Munich.


Debut


Toni made his debut for Bayern’s senior team in 2007. In first Bundesliga match, Bayern defeated Energie Cottbus by 5-0 and he assisted in two goals within just 18 minutes of his appearance as a substitute. He made his debut at the international for the German National team in the year 2010.


Rise to Glory


Kroos made it to the heights of glory very early in his career. After making his debut for the German National team in 2010, he also made it to the side that went on to reach the semi-finals of the 2010 World Cup and also the UEFA Euro 2012. He was also a part of the 2014 World Cup winning team. He performed so well that he won the Assist Leader of the tournament. At the club level also, he performed very well during these years and earned the reputation as one of the best midfielders in the entire world.


Records


Toni Kroos held the record for being the youngest player to represent Bayern Munich in a professional match. When he made his debut, he was just seventeen years, eight months and two days old. The record was broken by David Alaba in 2010.


Also, as Real Madrid won the Champions League 2015-16, he became the first ever German player to lift the prestigious trophy from two different clubs.


He has been elected to the FIFA Pro World XI and the UEFA team of the hear three times. He was also named IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker in the year 2014. Due to his performance, he was named in the 2014 FIFA World Cup All Star Team. He was also elected a part of the Team of the tournament after the Euros 2016. Moreover, he is the only German football player to have won three UEFA Champions League.

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