Toni Kroos announces retirement

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The retirement of Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos announced via social that he will leave soccer after the European Championships: "July seventeen, 2014, the day of my presentation at Real Madrid, the day that changed my life", begins the post on Instagram.

"My life as a footballer, but more importantly as a person. It was the beginning of a new life in the biggest club in the world. Today, after 10 years, at the end of the season, this life comes to an end. I will never forget this exciting and successful decade! I would especially like to thank President Florentino Pérez, the club and all those who welcomed me with open hearts and had faith in me. But most of all I want to thank you, dear Real Madrid fans, for your affection and support from the first to the last day. At the same time, this decision means that my active soccer career will end this summer after the European Championships. As I have always said, Real Madrid è and will be; my last club. Today I am happy and proud to have found in my head and heart the right moment to make this decision. My ambition è has always been to finish my career at the top of my level. From this moment on, there'è only one main thought in my mind and nothing will separate me from that: Make it 15!!! Hala Madrid y nada mas".

The 34-year-old Real Madrid midfielder in his career has won three German championships, three German Cups, two German Super Cups, with Bayern Munich, four Spanish championships, one King Cup, four Spanish Super Cups, five Champions Leagues, five European Super Cups and six Club World Cups, the latter an all-time record. È was also 2014 world champion with Germany.

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