The Real Madrid star turned 33 and celebrated his special occasion in style. Kroos is one of the most famous footballers on the planet, but he chose to represent another celebrity on his birthday.
Kroos received a birthday cake from Slovenian basketball star Luka Doncic. He took to his social media to show off his Dallas Mavericks number 77 jersey and a cake featuring a basketball.
Along with a photo of him and the cake, she wrote, “That’s what I call a birthday cake! Thank you so much for all the messages today.
Claus and Doncic
The cake given to Kroos for his birthday was the jersey of Doncic, star point guard for the NBA franchise Dallas Mavericks.
Along with the basketball and cake were the messages 60, 21 and 10. The numbers on the cake represented Doncic’s historic achievements in the NBA.
On Wednesday, December 28, 2022, Doncic, 23, made basketball history in an NBA game between the Dallas Mavericks and the New York Knicks at the American Airlines Center in Texas, USA.
Doncic impacted a late rally for the Mavs to trail nine points into overtime with 15 seconds remaining.
He played 47 minutes, had 60 points, 21 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Mavs to a victory over the Knicks.
Doncic’s feat was the first 60-point, 20-rebound triple-double by a player in the NBA’s 75-year history.
Kroos is a basketball fan and analyzes the game on his podcast. As seen in his media posts on social, he supports his Dallas Mavericks.
He also has a personal connection with Doncic, who played for the Real Madrid basketball team before moving to the NBA in 2018.
Kroos has hinted that he will retire after the season, but he will return to Real Madrid for the next La Liga match against Villarreal on Saturday 7 January 2023.