Toni Kroos has angered Manchester United fans by revealing that his decision to join Real Madrid in the summer instead of making a move to Old Trafford was the right choice.
David Moyes tried to land the 24-year-old during last season's embarrassing campaign, but Carlo Ancelotti spotted the clear talents of the German midfielder during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and was quickest to act in landing Kroos for £24 million.
It was a deal that definitely paid off for the Spanish giants as the former Bayern Munich star has brought his innovative and creative talents over from the Bundesliga champions.
Madrid continue to enjoy tremendous success
The Champions League winners lifted yet another trophy on Saturday night after coming out on top in the Club World Cup, with a dominant 2-0 victory against San Lorenzo.
Courtesy of their further accolades, Kroos has revealed his delight to joining the La Liga side rather than Louis van Gaal's Manchester United side and is adamant of that.
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In a story carried by The Express he explained: I'm so happy to win the Club World Cup for a second time. This trophy is so good for Real Madrid, we are a great family.
"I chose Real Madrid and now I'm so happy. I was right to sign for Madrid.
"Before coming here, I didn't know what to expect, but I made the decision. I was looking for something new and I was lucky that I signed for Real Madrid."
His 15 appearances for the latest Club World Cup champions have spurred Carlo Ancelotti's side onto many victories in all competitions, plus his defensive abilities and positional awareness have also helped maintain several leads during decisive games.
He also believes that his current club are better than his former club, Bayern Munich after stating: "we are now the biggest club in the world and are a cut above Bayern."
The improving Madrid side sit firmly at the top of La Liga with a game in hand as opposed to sitting in third with Manchester United in the Premier League, making his astute move to the Spanish capital look all the more like a tremendous career decision.
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