Toni Kroos completes move to Real Madrid


World Cup winner Toni Kroos has joined Real Madrid from Bayern Munich for a fee reportedly around £20 million.

The 24-year-old German midfielder has signed a six-year contract with the Champions League winners.

After the announcement was made, Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said: “We would like to thank Toni Kroos for his time here in Munich. We enjoyed great success here together. We would like to wish him and his family all the best in Madrid and with Real.”

Kroos won three Bundesliga titles in four seasons with Munich, clinched the DFB-Pokal three times and was part of the Munich side that won a historic treble in season 2012-13 – which included the Champions League – as well as the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup last season.

The midfielder was an integral part of Germany’s World Cup winning side and he joins national teammate Sami Khedira at Real Madrid.


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