Updated June 2nd, 2024 at 10:17 IST

Toni Kroos' uplifting message resurfaces post 2024 UCL victory vs BVB, reflects on 2023 defeat

Following Real Madrid's 2024 Champions League win, Toni Kroos' uplifting message revisits, echoing reflections after the 2023 defeat to Manchester City.

Reported by: Aryan Suraj Chadha
Toni Kroos | Image:AP
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Real Madrid clinched their 15th UEFA Champions League title with a 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the final. The goals were scored by Dani Carvajal in the 74th minute and Vinicius Junior in the 83rd minute. Real Madrid displayed dominance with 58% possession and 13 shots, 6 of which were on target. Their precise passing with 91% accuracy and disciplined play with only 1 yellow card illustrated their commanding performance, securing their place in the illustrious history of the Champions League.

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Toni Kroos's old message goes viral after his last match for Real Madrid

Toni Kroos's old message has surfaced following Real Madrid's thrilling Champions League victory against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley. The German midfielder sent this remark after their last-season elimination from the competition.

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The players used Kroos's simple yet inspirational statement as a rallying cry following their loss to Manchester City. Kroos only informed his fans in a tweet:

Toni Kroos, the experienced midfielder for Los Blancos, gave them a rallying cry, and after strengthening their roster during the summer, they fielded one of the greatest teams in history. Real Madrid not only bounced back this season, but they also demolished every opposition they encountered.

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With only one loss in the La Liga season, Madrid won their 15th Champions League title. Their compelling brand of play, which was defined by assurance and inevitable outcomes, reassured supporters and frightened opponents. In fact, the Spanish team showed a remarkable comeback.

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By the conclusion of this season, Toni Kroos plans to retire, and he will do so in style. At Wembley, he was the star player as Los Blancos defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-0.

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In his farewell game for Real Madrid, German midfielder Toni Kroos performed brilliantly in the Champions League final. His team's 15th Champions League trophy was won owing in large part to his outstanding performance.

With the conclusion of Euro 2024, which will take place in his home country of Germany, Kroos has declared his retirement. As a result, this was his last game for Madrid. He played a fantastic game at the age of 34, securing a memorable goodbye and solidifying his position in the Los Blancos supporters' hearts.

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The six-time Champions League winner played 86 minutes throughout the game and set up the game's first goal. He was an excellent passer with 97 percent accuracy and 91 of his 94 passes finding their target.

As one of the best players to ever wear a Real Madrid jersey, Kroos will surely live on in history. His position as a great football hero is cemented when he departs the club with an astonishing variety of titles and six Champions League medals.

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Published June 2nd, 2024 at 10:17 IST