Germany: Toni Kroos Announced Retirement from International Football


Toni Kroos, 31-year-old international football player of Germany, has announced his retirement from the international football after Germany’s exit from the UEFA Euro 2020 championship, and the 2014 FIFA World Cup winner have successfully earned 106 caps for Germany, along with 17 goals and 19 assists.

Toni Kroos said, for a long time, it had been clear to him that, he is not going to be available for the FIFA World Cup 2022 scheduled in Qatar, and for now his main priority is going to focus on his Real Madrid club career along with spending some time with his family.

Toni Kroos also said, He would also like to be there more as a husband to his wife and a good father for his children, and while the critics and his supporters alike, Toni Kroos also added some special words for the coach of Germany national football team ‘Joachim Loew’, who had bowed out as the national coach followed by his 15 years career on Tuesday 29th June 2021.

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Toni Kroos said, Joachim had made him a national team player and also a world champion, and he had trusted Toni Kroos as they have written a success story together. Joachim Loew has selected Toni Kroos for playing a friendly against Argentina in 2010, and from there, he went on for playing a small part in the same year’s FIFA World Cup campaigns in the South Africa, where Germany had finished third.

After four years of his selection, Toni Kroos was an important component on the German team, along with playing every minute of the matches and also scoring twice in the 7-1 semi-final win against Brazil, when Germany had won the World Cup.