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Toni Kroos moves to Real Madrid from Bayern Munich

Updated: Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 09:09 | Comments

Kroos moves to the Bernabeu for a fee believed to be in the region of €25million
Kroos moves to the Bernabeu for a fee believed to be in the region of €25million

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos has signed a six-year deal to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga club have confirmed.             

The 24-year-old Kroos was instrumental in Germany's World Cup-winning campaign that culminated in a 1-0 final victory against Argentina on Sunday and moves to the Bernabeu for a fee believed to be in the region of €25million.

"We would like to thank Toni Kroos for his time here in Munich," said Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

"We enjoyed great success here together. We would like to wish him and his family all the best in Madrid and with Real."

Kroos won three Bundesliga titles in four seasons with Bayern, clinching the DFB-Pokal three times and being part of the historic treble-winning side of 2012/13.

That year they also clinched the Champions League, before winning the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup last season.

In total, Kroos made 173 Bundesliga appearances, scoring 23 goals, 13 for Bayern and 10 during an 18-month loan spell at Bayer Leverkusen.

He joins compatriot Sami Khedira in Madrid and will be presented to the media later on Thursday after undergoing a medical.

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