Toni Kroos stormed out of a post-match interview following Real Madrid’s Champions League triumph over Liverpool.
The Germany international played an integral role as Vinicius Jnr struck a second-half winner to beat Liverpool at the Stade de France, Paris in what was very much a smash-and-grab.
Los Blancos only registered four shots in comparison to Liverpool’s 24, as Carlo Ancelotti’s defence - well marshalled by man of the match Thibaut Courtois – dug deep to see out the club’s 14th European title.
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After the game, German broadcaster 2DF asked Kroos whether the game went as expected and if he was surprised that Real had to soak up so much pressure.
The 32-year-old responded by saying: "You had 90 minutes and you come up with two s*** questions," he complained before walking away.
"Two negative questions, you can tell right away that you're German."
His team mate Courtois was also edgy in his post-match interview with BT Sport, demanding "respect on my name"
“I saw a lot of tweets saying I would get humbled," he said.
"It was the other way round. Today I needed to win a final - for my career, for all the hard work, to put respect on my name because I don't think I have enough respect, especially in England.
"I saw a lot of criticism that I was not good enough or whatever.
“I’m just really happy and proud of the performance of the team, and when I needed to be there I was there for the team. We have beaten the best clubs in the world, together with us. Liverpool were very strong today. I think I played a great game and that was the difference.”
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