We’re just under a month away from the start of the 2018 World Cup, and the world is eagerly waiting. As the domestic season comes to a close, the best players in the world are now setting their eyes on Russia. Next in our club-WC series is Real Madrid. As a team that’s won the UEFA Champions League two times in a row, it’s no surprise that Los Blancos will have a host of players representing them at the 2018 World Cup.
Here are 5 Real Madrid players to watch out for in the World Cup.
The German maestro will be integral to running the show for Germany alongside Mesut Özil. At the base of the midfield, Kroos is often delegated the responsibility of dictating the flow of play. He conducts Germany’s passing game and controls how quickly they transition up the pitch.
On average this season, the 28-year-old has averaged an astonishing 93.2% passing accuracy. That’s what makes him integral to any team he starts for, and at the World Cup, Toni’s composure on the ball will be paramount to Germany’s progression in the tournament.