TONY KROOS

  • Joachim Loew on a high after Germany sink Spain in Vigo November 19, 2014

    Beating Spain was the perfect way to end a stellar year, Germany coach Joachim Loew said after the world champions recorded a 1-0 victory in a friendly on Tuesday. The European heavyweights were clashing for the first time since Spain's win by the same scoreline in the 2010 World Cup semi-finals...
  • Real Madrid post record revenue of $782 million September 6, 2014

    Madrid: Real Madrid has reported a record income of 603.9 million euros ($782.4 million) over the past year and made a net profit of 38.5 million euros ($50 million), the club's president announced Friday. Florentino Perez presented the annual report for 20132014, saying that the club's net debt of 71.5 million...
  • La Liga: New season of hope for big teams Barcelona, Real Madrid August 24, 2014

    Barcelona: The Spanish league opens this weekend with the three main title contenders Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, and Barcelona all facing smaller clubs they will be expected to beat. Defending champion Atletico Madrid have the most challenging matchup, playing at Rayo Vallecano, while the two traditional powerhouses start the...
  • Sevilla, Real Madrid prepare for European Super Cup August 12, 2014

    Madrid: Sevilla and Real Madrid will play for their first title of the new football season on Tuesday when the two Spanish clubs contest the European Super Cup in Cardiff. The traditional game between the winners of the Europa League and the Champions League should serve as a barometer of the...
  • Rodriguez Real Madrid's third most expensive signing July 23, 2014

    Madrid: Colombian international James Rodriguez has agreed to a sixyearcontract which will see him earn around six million euros a year and keep him at Real Madrid until 2020. The Spanish giants on Tuesday confirmed Rodriguez's signing from French outfit AS Monaco for a fee believed to be in the region...
  • Forward James Rodriguez likely headed for Real Madrid July 22, 2014

    Madrid: James Rodriguez, the Colombia striker who was the top scorer at the World Cup, is closing in on a deal with Real Madrid. The 23yearold Monaco forward scored six goals in Brazil, including a spectacular volley against Uruguay in the second round. Spanish sports newspaper As said on Monday that Monaco...
  • Germany midfielder Toni Kroos joins Real Madrid July 17, 2014

    Munich: Germany midfielder Toni Kroos has joined Real Madrid from Bayern Munich on a sixyear contract. The Bundesliga champion did not disclose the transfer fee for the 24yearold Kroos, a key member of Germany's World Cupwinning team. Bayern chairman KarlHeinz Rummenigge thanked Kroos on Thursday for his time in Munich and wished...
  • Kroos moves from Bayern Munich to Real Madrid July 14, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: After winning the World Cup at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday, Germany's Toni Kroos announced that he will move to Spanish club Real Madrid. Currently with Bayern Munich, the midfielder confirmed his move to 'Los Blancos' after the final where Germany defeated Argentina 10, reports Efe. "The World Cup...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany's road to the final July 13, 2014

    Germany put on two of the most explosive displays of the tournament beating Portugal 40 in their opening game and demolishing hosts Brazil 71 in the semifinals. That was an as intimidating way as possible for a team to intimidate their opponents. Now, when Germany take on Argentina in the...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany humiliate host nation Brazil 71 to enter final July 9, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Germany poured in the goals on Tuesday to hand Brazil their heaviest World Cup loss ever with an astounding 71 rout in the semifinals that stunned the host nation. Miroslav Klose scored a recordsetting 16th career World Cup goal in a fivegoal spurt in the first half as...
  • As it happened: World Cup 2014, Germany vs Algeria, Round of 16 July 1, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from match six of round of 16 played between Germany and Algeria at Estadio BeiraRio in Porto Alegre. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) If revenge is a plate best served cold, Algeria will hope to dish it out to Germany in their World Cup...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany's Toni Kroos crucial for team June 18, 2014

    Porto Seguro: Toni Kroos plays alongside so many star players that his own contribution is often overlooked, both for his club and for Germany. This World Cup could be his chance to grab more of the spotlight. Kroos' strong performance in the 40 opening victory over Portugal was overshadowed by Thomas...
  • Bayern Munich beat Arsenal 20 in Champions League February 20, 2014

    London: Holders Bayern Munich survived an early battering to beat 10man Arsenal 20 on a night of high drama in the Champions League on Wednesday as both teams missed penalties and home goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny was sent off. A year to the day after the Germans beat Arsenal 31 at the...
  • Bayern Munich cruise to 31 win over beleaguered Arsenal February 20, 2013

    London: Bayern Munich seized on the uncertainty sweeping through Arsenal to claim a 31 victory in the first leg of their Champions League last16 match on Tuesday, virtually booking the German side a place in the quarterfinals. Goals by Germany internationals Toni Kroos and Thomas Mueller in the opening 21...