Toni Kroos has stated he had a lot to drink after Bayern Munich’s Champions League closing defeat to Chelsea that he needed to name an emergency physician.
Kroos, who now performs for Real Madrid, stated “there was no other way” of easing the agony of the penalty-shootout loss in 2012.
The Bundesliga giants seemed set for victory in their very own Allianz Arena after Thomas Muller netted the opener with simply seven minutes of regular time remaining.
But Didier Drogba headed dwelling a late equaliser, earlier than despatching the successful spot-kick after Bastian Schweinsteiger had hit the publish through the shootout.
While Chelsea’s gamers and followers have been jubilant at successful the membership’s first European title, Kroos and his brother Felix hit the booze to drown their sorrows.
Speaking on the Einfach mal Luppen podcast, the midfielder’s brother stated: “The Champions League final against Chelsea in 2012 – that was us drinking out of frustration. We were close to needing an emergency doctor!”
Kroos recalled that his spouse Jessica did not need to name the physician, however he grew to become so fearful that he finally dialled for assist.
The 30-year-old Madrid ace stated: “It was not a good thing but at least there was a reason for it.
“I keep in mind that Jessi then stated: ‘We cannot try this now. Imagine if it got here out that I known as an emergency physician for having an excessive amount of to drink!’
“There was no other way [to ease the pain of defeat]. In the end I had to call the emergency doctor myself because I thought, ‘It can’t be allowed to get worse than this’.”
Kroos revealed he determined to surrender consuming utterly after consuming tequila photographs throughout one other boozing session along with his brother and former Bayer Leverkusen defender Stefan Reinartz.
Felix joked about how he needed to sit on the sofa with Kroos to verify the Germany star was respiratory.
And Kroos stated: “It was my fault that I wasn’t feeling well the next day.
“That was the purpose I stated: ‘It does not do any good’. I could not have a look at tequila that night and that is why I gave it up utterly. It did not harm [giving it up] and I do not miss it.”
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