Kroos reveals what stopped Rudiger from ‘crashing’ Ramos

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The midfielder of Real Madrid, Toni Kroos has praised Antonio Rudiger for the clash he had with Sergio Ramos.

Los Blancos drew 1-1 with Sevilla last weekend and the former Madrid captain was naturally the center of attention, even carrying out a heated confrontation with the German.

But during his ‘Einfach mal luppen’ podcast, as broadcast by Diario AS, Kroos explained that things would have gotten a lot uglier had it not been for Rudiger using his head (reacting more calmly).

“Sergio painted a smile on his face. Things got heated. As for Antonio, I have to say: ‘Hats off'”, the German midfielder initially said.

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“He was one step away from suspension and the next weekend he was going to miss El Clasico, which meant at that point he couldn’t make a mess. That was probably what slowed him down somewhat. Otherwise, it would have been even more fun.”

Had Rudiger been suspended, Carlo Ancelotti would have been down to two centre-backs in Nacho Fernandez and David Alaba. The German has been omnipresent this season for Los Blancos since Eder Militao was injured.

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