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Toni Kroos
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Real Madrid
Toni
Kroos

Midfielder

Date of Birth
Jan 04, 1990
Place of Birth
Greifswald, Germany
Nationality
Germany
Height
182 cm
Weight
78 kg
Debut
12 August 2014

Bio

Toni Kroos was born in Greifswald, East Germany on 4 January 1990. Primarily a central midfield player, he is capable of playing in both attacking and defensive roles and is also able to play on the flanks as a winger. He is known for his passing accuracy, creative talents and workrate and is widely regarded as one of the best playmakers in the world.

Kroos began playing youth team football with Greifswalder SV in 1997 and subsequently moved to Hansa Rostock in 2002. Then, in 2006, he joined the Bayern Munich academy and worked his way up through the ranks, making his debut for the senior team in 2007. However, in the years that followed, he struggled for consistent playing time and was sent on loan to Bayer Leverkusen for 18-months in order to gain experience.

During his time with Leverkusen, Kroos established himself as a first team player and his performances during the 2009-10 season saw him earn back-to-back Player of the Month awards from Kicker. He returned to Bayern Munich in the summer of 2010 and found far more first team opportunities, making a total of 27 league appearances during the 2010-11 season. In the years since, he has become an important part of the team's success. Despite missing the tail end of the 2012-13 season through injury, Kroos helped the team to win the Bundesliga title, DFB-Pokal and Champions League treble. 

On the international stage, Kroos represented Germany at various youth levels between 2005 and 2009. He impressed with his performances at the UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship in 2006 and was named as the tournament's Golden Player. In 2010, he made his debut for the senior team and went on to represent his country at both the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2012 European Championships.

Headlines

Kroos: I predicted Ronaldo party reaction

Kroos: I predicted Ronaldo party reaction

by Football News

Having seen Cristiano Ronaldo pilloried for holding a lavish birthday party in the aftermath of Real Madrid's derby defeat to Atletico Madrid, Toni Kroos has revealed he did not attend for fear of similar treatment... Read more

Career

Season Team Comp
2014/2015
La Liga
2352 27 27 0 6 1 1 4 0 0
2014/2015
Bundesliga
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013/2014
La Liga
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013/2014
Bundesliga
2067 29 24 5 13 8 2 6 0 0
2012/2013
Bundesliga
1924 24 23 1 11 3 6 2 0 0
2011/2012
Bundesliga
2350 31 27 4 12 7 4 4 0 0
2010/2011
Bundesliga
1727 27 19 8 8 8 1 3 0 0
2009/2010
Bundesliga
2358 33 26 7 6 7 9 6 0 0
2008/2009
Bundesliga
586 10 6 4 4 6 1 1 0 0
2008/2009
Bundesliga
287 7 2 5 1 12 0 1 0 0
2008/2009
3. Liga
0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2007/2008
Bundesliga
354 12 3 9 3 21 0 0 0 0
2007/2008
Regionalliga
0 12 12 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
Total 14005 213 170 43 64 73 28 27 0 0

Transfers & Loans

2014
17 Jul
€ 25,000,000
2009
1 Jan
Loan

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