'He's back' - Kroos reacts to Goldberg's WWE return

ShareClose Comments
The Real Madrid midfielder was delighted to see the wrestler make his first appearance in the ring for 12 years, returning for WWE's Survivor Series


EXTRA TIME

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos was one of many wrestling fans around the world delighted to see the return of Goldberg at WWE's Survivor Series.

Goal 50: The best footballers of 2016

The 49-year-old retired from wrestling in 2004, leaving WWE after a defeat to Brock Lesnar, but faced off against the same opponent in Toronto on Sunday night as he made his comeback.

Kroos took to Twitter to show his excitement at Goldberg's return after 12 years, sharing the video on his timeline and writing 'He's back!!!'

The match was a rematch of the duo's Wrestlemania XX event where Lesnar came out on top, but this time, Goldberg had his revenge, hitting Lesnar with two spears and then a Jackhammer finishing move to end the match after just 1 minute and 25 seconds.

Article continues below

This is not the first time football and wrestling have crossed paths. Three-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus is a noted Liverpool fan, even singing 'You'll Never Walk Alone' at a wrestling event in Manchester to annoy local fans.

Rey Mysterio is often spotted at Mexico matches, and has revealed himself to be a Real Madrid supporter, while Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is good friends with former Manchester United midfielder David Beckham.

Next article:
Beating 'Messi's Argentina' boosted France's World Cup belief – Lloris
Next article:
Fabinho: I'll try to convince Mbappe to join Liverpool
Next article:
What is Eleven Sports? How to live stream La Liga & Serie A in the UK
Next article:
Transfer news & rumours LIVE: PSG willing to sell Neymar to Real Madrid
Next article:
'What are you waiting for?' - Alisson reveals Salah texts that convinced him to join Liverpool
Close

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Show more Accept