Toni Kroos


Toni Kroos


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 Lever...

Transfers & Loans

2009 Jan. 01