For his awesome performance since joining Los Blancos from Bayern Munich in 2014, Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has been rewarded with a new 6-year deal to that’ll keep him at the Spanish capital until 2022.
Image shows German player Toni Kroos.
The World Cup Winner arrived Santiago Bernabeu on a transfer fee valued at £27m. He rejected a new contract offer from Bayern Munich and chose Madrid, a move that has so far blessed him with one Champions League trophy last season.
Kroos, 26, told reporters on Thursday after closing the new deal: “It is a very special day for me. The opportunity to sign a contract like this only comes along once or twice, and I am very happy to continue here at the biggest club in the world.
“I would like to thank the club for the faith they have shown in me. I have been very happy here in Madrid since the very first day and I’m really pleased to be here for at least six more years,” Kroos said, according to a report from Tribal Football.
He continued: “It is a decision that takes the future into consideration, both for myself and Real Madrid. It is a long term contract and that means that both parties are happy and want to continue moving forward together.
“I have always felt the faith of the team, my teammates and the fans. I have always felt fantastic here.”
During his speech, Kroos also revealed he has hopes of ending his career at Madrid.
His words: “My plan is to retire here [at Real Madrid].
“I don’t sign contracts on a whim. It’s a six-year deal and I’m committed to playing each of those six years here.
“I’ll be 32 when it finishes and it’s a great opportunity to finish my career here. I can’t see myself playing as a 36-year-old.
“I want to win the league here. It’s important to us. At Real Madrid you have to win everything. I’ve won the Champions League but I want the league,” Sky Sports quotes the midfielder.