“Thank you Kroos”: Athletes, teammates, former clubs, and Real Madrid react to Toni’s farewell

Toni Kroos farewell
Toni Kroos farewell (Credit: Getty Images)

Toni Kroos, the midfielder who will play in the UEFA Champions League final with Real Madrid on June 1 and the European Championship next summer, announced this monday that he will retire from football as soon as the tournament of nations ends, so in In just a few hours he already received messages wishing him the best from different parts of the world.

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Athletes like Luka Doncic, teammates and former teammates like Luka Modric, Keylor Navas, Arda Guler, Jérome Boateng, Manuel Neuer, Thomas Muller, Kaká, Gareth Bale, and many more spoke out on social networks, as did their current club, Real Madrid. and the other clubs he played for, Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen.

Real Madrid dedicated a video of just under a minute in length to him in which they reviewed his career, in addition to proposing the hashtag #ThanksKroos so that all fans could demonstrate collectively on social networks.

Bayern Munich, the club where he was born professionally and where he played for 6 seasons, wished him “all the best in the future” and thanked him for his “years with the shirt.”

Bayer Leverkusen, where he played for two years, was not far behind and described him as “one of the best German players of all time.” “ We bow to his career. You are always welcome under the cross,” can be read on the team’s official X account.

As for the messages from other footballers, the Bayern and German national team defender Jérôme Boateng stands out, who defined him as an “absolute legend and the best midfielder in Germany. ” “ I would have liked to play more games with you. “It was an honor, my friend,” he added.

Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has referred to it with a brief but concise “what a career”; while Thomas Müller has indicated that “it is not over yet”, given that there is one “last dance” left, in clear allusion to the next Euro Cup in which both will coincide in the ranks of Germany.

Kaká congratulated him and praised his career, Arda Guler called him a “Legend”, Gareth Bale mentioned that it was a pleasure to play alongside him and Keylor Navas said that “a great man is leaving” and wished him “all the best in his new stage”.

In addition to them, a large list of sports personalities, including Luka Doncic, the Dallas Mavericks player, also dedicated a few words to him, each in their own style, which the X user YashRMFC recorded in a very interesting thread that you can see here.

Toni Kroos came to the youth ranks of Bayern Munich at the age of 16, from the Hansa Rostock youth academy. He made his debut in the Bavarian first team only a year later and, after a year and a half loan at Bayer Leverkusen, he established himself in the Munich squad as one of the best midfielders in European football until he made the leap to Real Madrid in the summer of 2014, after becoming world champion in Brazil with Germany.

In the more than five years that he defended the Bayern jersey, with coaches as different as Ottmar Hitzfeld, Jupp Heynckes, and Pep Guardiola, the German played 205 games and won ten titles, including three Bundesligas, three German Cups, and one Champions League.

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