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

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:
Sarachan's stint as the friend-zoned USMNT coach winding to a close
Next article:
ISL 2018-19: Delhi Dynamos pay the price for wayward finishing
Next article:
MLS Review: Rooney hits stunner, Sounders clinch and SKC rolls
Next article:
USWNT's Concacaf final win represents first step toward World Cup victory in France
Next article:
Pochettino 'very proud' of Dier for crunching Ramos tackle
Close