Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has opened up on what he said to former Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo after Germany’s 4-2 victory over Portugal at Euro 2020.
bounced back from their 1-0 defeat to
in their Euro 2020 Group F opening game with a timely victory against the defending European Champions.
At the end of the game,
spent some time on the pitch talking together, which has fulled speculation about theJuventus
striker’s return to Santiago Bernabeu.
However, the midfielder later revealed they had renewed their friendship after the final whistle.
“I played with Ronaldo for four seasons. I am not exaggerating when I say I had the greatest success with him and thanks to him”,
he told the Einfach mal Luppen podcast, which he shares with brother Felix
“We were neighbors in the dressing room in that period and I was glad to see him. We haven’t seen each other for a long time, as Real haven’t played Juventus.
“We talked about the match and the upcoming matches. I wish them the best of luck, I hope they qualify for the next round, just like us.”
Both teams head into their final game of the group stages with four points picked up from two games.
Portugal’s task to qualify for the knockout stages is more difficult as they will face World Champions in Budapest on June 23, while
on the same day.