Midfielder Toni Kroos has a glorious career of 15 years, where he has achieved many laurels in the international and club career. Recently, the 32-year-old Kroos has made a choice between winning the FIFA World Cup title and the UEFA Champions League trophy.

Toni Kroos was the member of the German side that won the 2014 FIFA World Cup by defeating Argentina in the final while the playmaker has won five UCL titles, one with Bayern Munich and four with defending champions Real Madrid.

During a recent discussion with Real Madrid's official website, Toni Kroos picked the quadrennial trophy over the yearly competition and stated, "It’s really difficult to compare, almost impossible. They’re the two most important competitions in football. I've been asked this many times. Becoming a world champion is the greatest thing ever."

Kroos went on to explain his choice and said, "It's (FIFA World Cup) every four years and it's getting more and more difficult to win it. If you're lucky you can play in it three or four times and the Champions League every year, but they’ve all been special moments."

Toni Kroos has made a total of 106 appearances for Germany and scored 17 goals and made 19 assists in the process. In his club career, the midfielder debuted with Bayern Munich in 2007 and was transferred to Bayer Leverkusen on loan in January 2009. Kroos returned to Bayern in the summer of 2010, before joining the Spanish giants, Real Madrid in 2014. 

Kroos made a total of 634 for the three clubs he has played for and scored 48 goals while assisted 159 times. The five-time UCL winner has won the title with Bayern Munich 2012-13 season and with Real Madrid in 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2021-22. 

Recently, the 32-year-old midfielder received his first red card in his career during Real Madrid's 1-1 draw against Girona in the La Liga 2022-23.