According to Spanish newspaper Marca, the star plans to retire from Germany after this year’s Euros close. It seems that the midfielder is no longer interested in attending the 2022 World Cup because before that in 2014 he had the honor of lifting the World Cup with Germany in Brazil.
Kroos also believes that retiring from international football will allow him to fully focus on his dedication at club level. Recently, the former Munich midfielder also signed a new contract until 2023 with .
considering retirement from Germany after the Euros
This suggests that the 31-year-old midfielder will still be an important part of Los Blancos’ plans for at least two more years. Looking at the case of Philipp Lahm, who also decided to retire from the German national team quite early, it can be seen that Kroos’ choice is completely reasonable.
The Real midfielder will be able to maintain the highest level of performance at the club for a few more years when he no longer has to worry about the responsibilities of serving the national team.
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Going back to the case of the “German tank”, now both Leon Goretzka and Leon Goretzka are showing great progress and especially the pair of Bayern Munich is playing very well in the midfield of Germany. With the age of 30, considering retiring from the team at this time with Kroos is somewhat understandable.
The duo of “Gray Lobster” is playing very well this season
In the way the German team plays today, Kroos’ role is gradually becoming blurred and his talent is also wasted by the total pressing style that Die Mannschaft is pursuing. The German team no longer needs Kroos to play the role of regulating the play and controlling the midfield because they already have , someone who can do even more.
It can be said that the desire to focus on the club level and with the role on the national team is no longer as important as before, the Euro is the most appropriate time for Kroos to make a generational transition to the German national team.
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