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Madrid's Kroos, Ronaldo hand UEFA cheque to ICRC

Published: Tuesday 10 March 2015, 20.15CET
Real Madrid CF pair Toni Kroos and Cristiano Ronaldo have handed over a cheque for €100,000 on behalf of UEFA to the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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Published: Tuesday 10 March 2015, 20.15CET

Madrid's Kroos, Ronaldo hand UEFA cheque to ICRC

Real Madrid CF pair Toni Kroos and Cristiano Ronaldo have handed over a cheque for €100,000 on behalf of UEFA to the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Real Madrid CF and Germany midfielder Toni Kroos joined club-mate Cristiano Ronaldo in presenting a €100,000 cheque on behalf of UEFA to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Tuesday.

Kroos and Ronaldo were both voted into the UEFA.com users' Team of the Year 2014. They handed over the cheque prior to Madrid's UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg against FC Schalke 04 at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Kroos on contributing to social projects ...
For football players who are in the public eye and are role models, it's important to be active in that domain. We're doing very well – way too well – and there are many people for whom things are not going so well, and when you have the opportunity to help them, you should do it.

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Kroos on being in the Team of the Year ...
It's very nice. It's always a pleasure when the fans honour my performances from the previous season. I really appreciated being nominated in that team and I hope I will make it again next season.

To hear more from Kroos, view the video player above.

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