Like a lot of footballers on the day of a game, Real Madrid star Toni Kroos posted a message on Twitter revealing his excitement.
In a post delivered to to 1.64 million followers ahead of Germany’s crucial Euro 2016 qualification clash against the Republic of Ireland, Kroos exclaimed: “Matchday !!!” followed by the German word “wichtig”, meaning important.
However, the former Bayern Munich man made a small mistake in one of his hashtags…
— Toni Kroos (@ToniKroos) October 14, 2014
Confusing Scotland for Ireland wasn’t a deliberate error, however, and Kroos posted a follow up message correcting himself, while also acknowledging that he had some “astute” followers.
Einigen ganz Aufmerksamen ist es bereits aufgefallen… Das Spiel ist natürlich gegen Irland. Trotzdem wichtig… — Toni Kroos (@ToniKroos) October 14, 2014
“The game is naturally against Ireland. Nevertheless important…” he wrote.
An important distinction indeed.