Toni Kroos is known as the crafty midfielder for Real Madrid; however, this may soon change. Rumors have been floating around that the 28-year-old will transfer to Manchester United where he’ll take the place of Michael Carrick who recently retired. Although Red fans will be pleased; Real supporters will miss the young popular player, most specifically his killer crosses. Kroos has a powerful right foot and when he’s on the right flank, he’s a serious threat. That, along with his passing skills have helped him evolve into a very desired player. No doubt, he’s one of the best in the world. Let’s take a look at how much the German native is worth!
Toni Kroos Net Worth 2019: $25 Million
As of 2018, the Real Madrid star has a net worth of around $25 million, and a weekly income of $236,000.
Kroos was born on January 4, 1990, in Greifswald, Germany. Soccer was big in his family growing up and obviously continues to be. His father currently coaches for the youth team, Hansa Rostock and his younger brother, Felix Kroos, is a professional player for Werder Bremen.
As a child, Kroos was not the best student and instead spent most of his time kicking around the soccer ball. In 2006, he joined Bayern Munich’s youth team, and it was there where peopled realized how smart a player he was. Kroos saw the field in such a way that he was able to effortlessly string passes together.
The Beginning of His Pro Career
His skills were quickly noticed by the club. Only a year after joining, he was loaned to Bayern Leverkusen for the 2009/2010 season at just 17 years-old. After one season with the team, he ended up with 9 goals and 12 assists. He then signed on for another. During his time with the team, he won three Bundesliga titles and one Champions League.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup
Kroos also plays for the German National Team. The midfielder had an excellent World Cup with his home country who ended up winning the tournament in 2014. Castrol Index Performance rated all the players of the cup, and Kroos earned 9.79 out of a possible 10. This score made him the official best player of the tournament, and as a result, placed him in the running as the likely winner for the Golden Ball award.
Unfortunately, Messi ended up taking the trophy, but shortly thereafter, Kroos was transferred to Real Madrid. Since then he’s earned a spot on UEFA’s Team of the Year in both 2016 and 2017, and received the FIFIPro World XI award in 2017. He has additionally won two Champion League titles with Real Madrid and is hoping to secure a third this year.
Midfielder Toni Kroos talked to German newspaper Welt recently and explained what went wrong with the team’s first half of the season. “We never had a reason to give up,” he assured.