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Real Madrid midfielder Kroos: Lopetegui sacking hurt me most

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos admits the sacking of Julen Loptegui during the 2018/19 season hit him hard.

Lopetegui didn't last the first-half of the season before being dumped.

Kroos said on his podcast: "Lopetegui's dismissal was the one that hurt me the most personally because he is a first-rate coach and person.

"He just had a sh***y moment when he became a coach here. I was very happy for him when he won the Europa League with Sevilla, he deserved it.

"I think he did a great job but he was unlucky and if you don't have results it is not good for the club."

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