Toni Kroos reportedly retires from International duty with Germany and the West Ham fans joked that Declan Rice is the reason why!

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The 22-year-old was quite simply sensational for the Three Lions. He was a constant driving force for Gareth Southgate’s side and showed his true class and maturity after receiving a booking during the early stages of the game.

In the second-half, Rice continued to get better and better. As the game went on, the Hammers star maintained his energy and stamina levels and covered every single blade of grass on the huge Wembley pitch.

It was the performance of a true warrior, that’s for sure.

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Dec, alongside Kalvin Phillips of course, won the personal battle with Toni Kroos and Leon Goretzka.

After the game, German media outlet Bild claimed that Real Madrid ace Kroos will now retire from playing international football.

The 31-year-old is clearly now focused on prolonging his club career with Real Madrid.

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The former Bayern Munich ace has been a fabulous player throughout his career. He obviously feels that now is the time to step aside from representing his country, however.

Toni Kroos retires, West Ham fans blame Rice!

The 22-year-old Hammers ace had the 31-year-old in his pocket last night.

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Some West Ham fans took to Twitter and raved about their star man, jokingly suggesting that he ended the international career of Kroos last night:

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