The polyvalence of Kroos: Axis of Real Madrid, 'Professor' in an application and the only one that cleans its boots

When at the beginning of the month of July announced its withdrawal from the German national team, Toni Kroos (Greifswald, 1990) assured that he wanted to "exe

The polyvalence of Kroos: Axis of Real Madrid, 'Professor' in an application and the only one that cleans its boots

When at the beginning of the month of July announced its withdrawal from the German national team, Toni Kroos (Greifswald, 1990) assured that he wanted to "exercise more as husband and father" and "focus on the objectives with Real Madrid". It was a personal and sports decision and not something caused by the defeat of the Combined German in the eighth of the EUROCO. In Kroos's head, despite the scarce 30 years of him, he weighed other things for months.

Now, the parons of selections of the midfielder of Madrid are to recover forces in Valdebebas and time at home, with Jessica, Amelie, End and Leon, his wife and his three children. Also to conscientiously clean his boots, adipure11pro, Impolute white with blue stripes, adidas, launched to the market in 2010 and discontinued in 2015. A shoe that the German brand only continues to manufacture by and for Kroos, rare Avis in a world of Soccer premiere model on the feet every few months. "I have to play with white boots, it's a thing, even the smallest dirt disturbs me, that's why I clean them and take care of myself," he said in the documentary of him, issued a couple of years ago.

The withdrawal with the selection has given him time to recover 100% of a problematic pubalgia, to return to an outstanding level with Madrid (a goal against the sheriff, another against Rayo Vallecano and two assists against Granada) and to launch One of the great challenges of his career beyond the lawn. Because Kroos, midfielder of Real Madrid, husband, father, cleaner of his boots and content creator with a podcast ... He is also a teacher in the spare of him.

The passes, pies or launches at doors that he has done with the Madrid T-Shirt or Germany has filtered them, analyzed and explained in the application of the 'Toni Kroos Academy', a platform in which the '8' Madridista gives virtual classes soccer to those who wish. And, as on the lawn, he does it successfully. In just three months of life, the Academy accumulates almost 150,000 users in the application and one million followers in the social network of Tiktok, a reef where Kroos hooks young people with their videos of plays, questions and answers.

'Deceptions ingenious',' Tonis Drive ',' shot with power ',' dancing with the ball '... At the Virtual Academy, the Madrid footballer, which appears in each video explaining the plays, has created a small' book Football 'that young players can complete with their own videos that will be analyzed and judged by the' teacher 'Kroos, sitting in a room with a computer next door, and by coaches of the Real Madrid Foundation. "My motivation is to share my football vision theoretically and practically with people from all over the world," Kroos explains to the world. "During the confinement I started a series of instagram challenges so that children rose them to their profiles, and after many videos and positive messages, the idea of founding the academy came from," adds the footballer, who does not play the console as Other colleagues and take advantage of the concentrations to think new ideas for the academy: "The most important thing is that everyone can use it regardless of their level, that they have fun learning and improve every day".

In addition, through this virtual school in which most are children between 8 and 16 years old (15% are girls), Kroos explained some of the details of their day to day. For example, that your best friends within Valdebebas are Lucas Vázquez, Casemiro and Modric, who always eats pasta before each game or even encouraged to explain 'The Theory of Toni', on how market values are determined in football , among other things. A more familiar profile and player from the player to call 'iceman' (ice man) in the locker room, who has earned his companions since 2015, inside and outside the field, and who has sacrificed the next lustro of his selection for Continue your career at the highest level in Madrid.

Your current contract ends in July 2023 and will take you to enter those renovations' year to year 'that they raise in the Bernabéu from 30, but it will not be a problem for Kroos, whose family has already been able to live' to the Spanish 'and it is not seen somewhere other than Madrid.

Updated Date: 26 November 2021, 01:30

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