Toni Kroos (German pronunciation: ; born 4 January 1990) is a German professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Germany national team.
A member of Bayern Munich's first team at the age of 17, Kroos played in a 18-month loan spell at Bayer Leverkusen, before going back to Munich and winning back-to-back Bundesliga titles and the 2012–13 Champions League. After winning the FIFA World Cup in 2014, he joined Real Madrid on a six-year contract. In Madrid, he won the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League and was elected to the Team of the Season in all his last three Champions'. He was elected to the UEFA Team of the Year and the FIFPro World XI in 2014 and 2016, as well as the IFFHS World's Best Playmaker in the former.