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Nagelsmann Praises Germany’s Growth as Kroos Sets Sights on Advancing Past the Round of 16

Germany navigated a challenging confrontation with Hungary to secure a position in the Euro 2024 last 16. Their next objective is to clinch the top spot in Group A. Football maestro Julian Nagelsmann conveyed that Germany's win on Wednesday not only depicted their escalating maturity but also showcased a robust performance, despite Toni Kroos expressing his dissatisfaction with the host nation's progression. Scoring on both sides of halftime, Jamal Musiala and Ilkay Gundogan propelled the team past a formidable adversary,…

Embrace the Challenge: Kroos Urges Germany to Capitalize on Home Advantage at Euro 2024

Toni Kroos has counseled his German compatriots to relish the formidable yet distinctive challenge accompanying Euro 2024. With Julian Nagelsmann at the helm, the squad is gearing up for the opening clash this Friday. Since their creditable third-place finish in the 2006 World Cup, this marks the DFB's first significant competition on their home turf. That year, they bowed out in the semi-finals to Italy, who clinched the title. Germany's first match pits them against Scotland at the Munich Football Arena. Their journey…

Ancelotti Implores Kroos to Reconsider Retirement Following Champions League Triumph

Real Madrid is gearing up to bid farewell to Toni Kroos, yet Carlo Ancelotti harbors hopes that the Los Blancos stalwart will reconsider. A six-time Champions League conqueror with Real, Kroos has indicated his retirement plans. He capped off his last club match with a win in the European finals, where a precise corner led to the opening goal. In his last outing for the club, Kroos’s assist helped secure a 2-0 win against Borussia Dortmund, adding another Champions League title to Madrid’s collection. Post-victory, the…

Toni Kroos’ Undeniable Influence on Real Madrid

Europe's biggest club competition highlights Real Madrid, with Toni Kroos emblematic of their dominance. Borussia Dortmund left all on the Wembley Stadium field but fell short. Real Madrid clinched their record 15th European crown with a tough 2-0 victory over BVB. Goals from Carvajal and Vinicius Junior sealed the win. Madrid seems to have a special talent for finding unexpected heroes, like Carvajal. The man behind the opening goal wasn't a shock, it was Kroos. Kroos provided the assist for Carvajal's goal and set up…

Valverde Praises ‘Legendary’ Kroos in Emotional Madrid Farewell

Toni Kroos shone in his farewell for Real Madrid in the Champions League final. Fellow midfielder Federico Valverde hailed him a "legend" after the 2-0 win against Borussia Dortmund. Kroos assisted Dani Carvajal's opening goal at Wembley Stadium, securing his 15th European crown. His performance led the way with 108 touches, 94 passes attempted, and 91 passes completed. The 34-year-old will retire after representing Germany at Euro 2024. Kroos joins Luka Modric and Nacho in winning his sixth European crown, a feat…

Ancelotti Praises Departing Kroos as Star Midfielder Bids Farewell to Bernabeu

Toni Kroos made his final appearance at Real Madrid's home ground on Saturday as he gets ready to retire. Real Madrid were grateful to have Kroos for ten years as the Germany midfielder bid farewell to a full Santiago Bernabeu, according to Los Blancos manager Carlo Ancelotti. Kroos played his last league match for Madrid on Saturday, where they only managed a goalless draw against Real Betis, which hardly did justice to his incredible career with the LaLiga champions. The 34-year-old still has one more game left for Los…

Kroos’ Farewell Effort Marred by Scoreless Stalemate between Real Madrid and Real Betis

Real Madrid and Real Betis played to a 0-0 draw, but the focus was on Toni Kroos bidding adieu. This veteran player announced his retirement after Euro 2024, making this LaLiga game his final one for Madrid. Despite securing the league title this season, the team is gearing up for the Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund next week. The emotional farewell at the Santiago Bernabeu saw Kroos being honored by teammates and fans. The 34-year-old midfielder was moved to tears as he bid goodbye to the supporters,…

Kroos Set for Grand Farewell in LaLiga Finale, Determined to Finish Strong

Real Madrid's final home game of the season is set to be an emotional event as it marks Toni Kroos' last LaLiga appearance. The match against Real Betis was initially seen as a warm-up before the Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund, but Kroos' unexpected retirement announcement changed the dynamics of the game. A full house is expected to bid farewell to the beloved midfielder who has been an essential part of the team for the past decade. In a social media statement, Kroos revealed that his last match for…

Toni Kroos Announces Retirement After Euro 2024: Real Madrid and Germany Prodigy Bids Farewell

Real Madrid's Toni Kroos is set to retire from football after his stint with Germany at Euro 2024. The 34-year-old was expected to extend his contract with Los Blancos. However, on Tuesday, he declared that he would retire after representing his country at the Euros. Kroos had a successful 10-year run with Madrid, arriving from Bayern Munich in 2014. During his time with the Spanish giants, he clinched LaLiga and the Champions League titles four times each. Playing a crucial role in helping Carlo Ancelotti's team secure the…

Ancelotti justifies tactical decision to substitute Kroos in match against Bayern Munich

Carlo Ancelotti defended his choice to replace Toni Kroos during Real Madrid's 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final. The thrilling first leg at Allianz Arena ended in a tie, with Vinicius Junior's penalty saving the day. Vinicius scored the opening goal in the 24th minute, receiving Kroos' brilliant through pass. Kroos made 15 crucial passes in the first half, but was subbed out for Brahim Diaz as Bayern surged ahead with goals from Sane and Kane. Ancelotti explained that Bellingham had cramps, and…

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