German midfielder Toni Kroos has revealed he plans to end his career at Real Madrid.
Toni Kroos has revealed that he plans to end his career at Real Madrid and may also sign a contract extension when his current contract ends in 2023.
Having ended his 11-year international career following Germany’s elimination from Euro 2020, Kroos is now fully focused on the rest of his career at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
“I think the year 2023 is appropriate, I will be 33 years old,” said the midfielder in an interview with Bild. “I will decide if I will renew [au Real Madrid] for a season or two it’s still open to discussion, but I’m absolutely sure I’ll retire at Real Madrid. “
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Kroos also added that he feels a lack of recognition for what he has brought to the German national team during his 106 international appearances. “I don’t want to blame everyone in Germany, because there are a lot of fans who like me, but sometimes I felt that some did not like what I did when I was 11 years old,” he admitted.
“It’s different in Spain, everyone is grateful to me since my first game seven years ago.”
The midfielder then said his international retirement would allow him to rest properly in order to achieve his goals in the Spanish capital. “I need rest periods that I haven’t been able to have as an international for 11 years,” said the former Bavarian.
The Real Madrid star is only 31 years old but after making his Mannschaft debut in 2010, she feels the time has come to say goodbye to the national team and hung up their football boots a while back. A few days.