Toni Kroos, a midfielder for Real Madrid, has extended his contract with the team through June 30, 2024, the Spanish team announced today.
The 33-year-old German will now compete for Los Blancos in his 10th season.
In 417 games for the club he has won 20 titles, including four Champions Leagues.
The 2014 World Cup winner, who retired from international duty in 2021, is the most successful men’s German footballer of all-time.
Madrid, who missed out on the Spanish title to Barcelona FC and lost their European crown to Manchester City in the season just finished, are rejuvenating their squad but Kroos’ experience has been deemed key.
They have already lost veteran forward, Karim Benzema to Al Ittihad in Saudi Arabia.