WATCH : Supporters in Wembley stadium stand to bid farwell to Toni Kroos during UEFA Champions League final

Toni Kroos played his final ever game for Real Madrid and this also marks the end of his club career as he announced his retirement after the upcoming UEFA Euro 2024.

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Real Madrid defeated Borussia Dortmund in the second half to win their 15th UEFA Champions League trophy at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, June 1. Dani Carvajal along with Vinicius Jr were the highlight of the game for Los Blancos, who defeated Dortmund 2-0 in the final. Dortmund were magnificent in the opening half however they were forced to rue their missed opportunities.

The Germans proved the better team during the first half, dominating the game and putting Real Madrid under pressure. However, Carlo Ancelotti's players ramped up the heat during the second half, eventually breaking Dortmund's tenacity. Carvajal scored during the 74th minute, and Vinicius Jr. sealed the game 9 minutes later, as Dortmund's Wembley misery continued, having been defeated by Bayern Munich at the same site in 2013.

Toni Kroos leaves Real Madrid after earning a sixth Champions League victory, as Los Blancos accomplished a double this year after winning the LaLiga in spectacular fashion. The Wembley stadium was on its feet to say goodbye to the German legend earlier today. Kroos went off in the final minutes of the game as Luka Modric came on instead of him.

Toni Kroos’ emotional farewell at the Santiago Bernabeu

Toni Kroos said a heartfelt goodbye to Real Madrid supporters at a packed Santiago Bernabeu last Saturday, as the German playmaker completed his final home match following a fantastic stint with the Spanish club. A goalless draw against Real Betis was largely inconsequential, with Real crowned as LaLiga champions as well as European qualifications and relegation slots decided, thus the evening was spent honouring the 34-year-old Kroos.

One of Real's greatest ever players after amassing 464 appearances and assisting club win in excess of 20 major honours including six European Cups, Kroos declared that he would be retiring after the forthcoming European Championship on their home turf. He fought back tears as he came onto the pitch along a passage constructed by his teammates, all of whom were donning his number eight jersey, while spectators put up a large flag with his face.

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