Real Madrid confirms Toni Kroos’ retirement from football

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos will retire from professional football after Euro 2024 this summer, as confirmed by Real Madrid in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement read, in part: “Real Madrid CF confirms Toni Kroos has decided to end his professional football career following Euro 2024. Real Madrid would like to express its gratitude and affection to Toni Kroos, a player who will be remembered as one of the greatest legends in the club’s and international football’s history.”

Kroos, who joined Real Madrid in 2014, has been a crucial player for the team. During his time with Los Blancos, he has won 22 titles across 463 appearances, including 4 European Cups, 5 Club World Cups, 4 European Super Cups, 4 La Liga titles, 1 Copa del Rey, and 4 Spanish Super Cups.