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Toni Kroos

24-Year-Old Midfielder     Real Madrid  La Liga


Birthdate:  January 4, 1990    Nationality:  Germany    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  172 lbs    

August 25, 2014    Toni Kroos News

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Kroos picked up an assist on Karim Benzema's 30th-minute goal during Real Madrid's 2-0 win over Cordoba on Monday.

Kroos looked very comfortable playing in his first La Liga match for Real Madrid, and with punishing goal-scorers like James Rodriguez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema around him, Kroos could rack up the assists this season.

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July 17, 2014

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Bayern Munich announced that Kroos has signed a six-year contract with Real Madrid, reports Sky Sports.

Bayern confirmed earlier this week that Kroos would be leaving the club, and it was only a matter of time before confirmation came that his destination was Real Madrid. Kroos will undergo a medical exam on Thursday and then be presented to the media.

July 15, 2014

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Bayern Munich Chairman Karl-Heinz Rumminigge confirmed Tuesday that Kroos will not be staying with the club, Marca reports. "We didn't want to lose him next season and not get paid the release clause. We are obligated to look after the club's finances; we couldn't allow ourselves that luxury," Rumminigge said.

Kroos has only one year left on his contract, so Bayern are looking for Real Madrid to meet the 25 million release clause. Kroos is still only 24 years old and he will be a massive addition to a Madrid side that could use some help in the midfield.

July 14, 2014

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Kroos said after Germany's World Cup victory Sunday that he will be joining Real Madrid, the Daily Mail reports.

The report notes that Kroos will cost the Spanish giants at least 20 million for a transfer fee, which seems relatively cheap for the 24 year old midfielder, who has already won the World Cup and the Champions League.

July 9, 2014

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Kroos had two goals and an assist during Germany's 7-1 win over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday.

Kroos' goals came within three minutes of each other in the first half, putting Germany up 3-0 and then 4-0. The dominating performance was completely shocking against the host nation, and Germany looks to be in their best form heading into the final.

June 19, 2014

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Kroos said that he has yet to make any further progress on his future with Bayern Munich, reports the Daily Mail.

Reports earlier this summer already had Manchester United and Bayern agreeing to a transfer deal, which never happened. Kroos turned down Bayern's initial offer, and no agreement has been made yet.

May 22, 2014

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Manchester United have agreed to a 20 million transfer fee to bring Kroos to England, according to the Daily Mail.

The report says the agreement came about while David Moyes was still manager of the club, and new manager Louis van Gaal approved it after his appointment. Kroos previously played under Van Gaal at Bayern Munich.

April 17, 2014

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Kroos' agent said that the midfielder would stay with Bayern Munich until next year, reports the Mirror.

Kroos has been the subject of many transfer rumors pointing to a transfer to Manchester United. His agent moved to quiet the rumors with his statement that there has been no official contract offer and that even if there was one, Kroos was staying put.