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FC Player of the Day, 16 Nov: Toni Kroos (Germany)

The German was in imperious form as his nation sealed Euro 2020 qualification

9:00am on Sunday 17th November 2019
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Toni Kroos
M, AM (C) - Germany - 29 yrs
MAN OF THE MATCH
90'
10
Nov 16, 2019

If ever you want an example of a midfielder dominating every single aspect of a match, witness Toni Kroos' display in Germany's comfortable 4-0 win over Belarus.

Kroos made an astonishing 170 touches in the contest, which included 123 completed passes, as every conceivable German attack flowed through the Real Madrid midfielder.

But Kroos has added an additional creative element to his game this season and it was in evidence here - the 29-year-old managed eight shots, five of which were on target, and scored two goals. He was also on hand to assist Leon Goretzka's killer second goal.

Twelve duels won and 11 recoveries as well - is Kroos one of the most complete midfielders in the world at the moment?

Toni Kroos bio, statistics and career information

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