Toni Kroos believes move from Bayern Munich to Real Madrid is a step up

Toni Kroos believes Real Madrid 'are a small step ahead of Bayern Munich'

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Germany midfielder Toni Kroos has ‘no regrets’ about joining Real Madrid from Bayern Munich this summer.

The 24-year-old left Bayern after rejecting their offer of a new contract beyond next summer, and he believes he made the right move.

"I’ve done everything right – I’m 100 per cent satisfied," he told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper.

"In a worldwide standing, Real Madrid are a small step ahead of Bayern Munich.

"If I just think about my presentation at the Bernabeu, there were 20,000 fans there even though I had never played a single second for Real.

"Something like that is inconceivable in Germany. In Spain, the football fans are more emotional about the game."

Kroos hopes to win even more silverware in Spain, having already won all there was to win for Bayern.

He also has his sights set on winning Euro 2016, having triumphed with Germany at the World Cup in Brazil.

"If I look at all my list of honours, then a European Championship is all that I’m lacking," Kroos added. "That should give me all the motivation I need."

Kroos and Germany begin their qualifying campaign in Dortmund on Sunday night against Scotland.