Xabi Alonso

Born: November 25, 1981 (age 36)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Tolosa, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Defensive midfielder
Team: Bayern Munich (no. 3)
Xabi Alonso
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Career History
Senior2000-2004Real Sociedad
→ 2000-2001Eibar (loan)
2004-2009Liverpool
2009-2014Real Madrid
2014-Bayern Munich
International2003-2014Spain
Sports Mole has 550 articles about Xabi Alonso. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Xabi Alonso keen on Real Sociedad return
Xabi Alonso reveals that he has given consideration to a future return to Real Sociedad as a coach.
Feb 22, 14:26
Keylor Navas saves Harry Kane's header during the Champions League group game between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur on October 17, 2017
Xabi Alonso: 'Real Madrid will welcome Paris Saint-Germain tie'
Xabi Alonso insists that his former club Real Madrid will relish the chance of taking on Paris Saint-Germain in the last-16 stage of the Champions League.
Dec 11, 15:36
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Dani Carvajal facing two-game ban from European competition?
Dani Carvajal faces the prospect of missing Real Madrid's last-16 first-leg tie, amid suggestions that he deliberately picked up a yellow card against APOEL.
Nov 22, 17:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Xabi Alonso backs Steven Gerrard to become Liverpool manager one day
Xabi Alonso backs Steven Gerrard to become Liverpool manager one day because he has "all the attributes" to succeed.
Oct 4, 13:48
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Xabi Alonso confirms plans to move into football management
Former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich star Xabi Alonso announces plans to move into management.
Sep 26, 09:23
Michail Antonio cops a feel of Gareth Barry during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United on September 16, 2017
Steven Gerrard: 'I told Rafael Benitez not to replace Xabi Alonso with Gareth Barry'
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard admits that he talked former Reds boss Rafael Benitez out of signing Gareth Barry as a replacement for Xabi Alonso in 2009.
Sep 24, 22:22
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Xabi Alonso, Phillip Lahm turn down Bayern Munich coaching roles
Carlo Ancelotti is happy with the 'perfect' appointment of Willy Sagnol as his new assistant at Bayern Munich, but says Xabi Alonso and Phillip Lahm rejected the role.
Jul 2, 20:10
Lyon's Corentin Tolisso during the Europa League match against Roma on March 16, 2017
Bayern Munich 'in talks with Lyon's Corentin Tolisso'
Bayern Munich reportedly open talks with Lyon over midfielder Corentin Tolisso.
Jun 10, 17:25
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Xabi Alonso, Philipp Lahm call time on playing careers
Xabi Alonso and Philipp Lahm bring down the curtain on their respective playing careers as Bayern Munich close out the season with a 4-1 win over Freiburg.
May 20, 18:42
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Team News: Robert Lewandowski starts against Real Madrid
Robert Lewandowski starts for Bayern Munich's Champions League quarter-final trip to Real Madrid.
Apr 18, 18:46
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Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso reveals Barcelona contact
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso reveals that he came close to joining Barcelona rather than Real Madrid when he left Liverpool.
Apr 17, 13:50
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Xabi Alonso: 'My time at Liverpool made me into a man'
Xabi Alonso, who is to retire from football at the end of the season, hails "special" club Liverpool for helping him to lift the Champions League trophy.
Mar 10, 20:41
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Steven Gerrard pays tribute to retiring Xabi Alonso
Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard pays tribute to ex-teammate Xabi Alonso following the Spaniard's decision to retire from football at the end of the season.
Mar 9, 22:14
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Spain star Xabi Alonso bids "farewell" to football
Xabi Alonso and Bayern Munich confirm that the Spaniard will retire from football at the end of the season.
Mar 9, 10:41
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Result: Bayern Munich embarrass Arsenal to reach Champions League quarter-finals
Bayern Munich record a second successive 5-1 victory over Arsenal to progress through to the Champions League quarter-finals.
Mar 7, 21:37
Alexis Sanchez reacts at the end of the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Team News: Alexis Sanchez returns to Arsenal starting lineup
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger recalls Alexis Sanchez to his starting lineup for their Champions League last-16 second leg against Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 7, 18:46
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Preview: Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League last-16 second leg between Arsenal and Bayern Munich as the Gunners bid to overturn a 5-1 first-leg deficit.
Mar 6, 15:12
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Carlo Ancelotti admits to middle finger gesture after "being spat at"
Carlo Ancelotti confesses to gesturing to Hertha Berlin fans with his middle finger, but only after being "spat at" during Bayern Munich's 1-1 draw.
Feb 19, 17:18
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Paul Scholes urges Manchester United to target Toni Kroos
Paul Scholes believes that Toni Kroos could be the missing piece for Manchester United, describing him as the "best in the world" in his deep-lying position.
Feb 17, 20:56
Granit Xhaka sees red during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 22, 2017
Team News: Granit Xhaka brought straight back into Arsenal XI
Granit Xhaka comes straight back into Arsenal's starting lineup for the Champions League meeting with Bayern Munich as one of two changes from last time out.
Feb 15, 18:46
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Xabi Alonso doubtful for Arsenal match after limping out of training
Xabi Alonso is crocked by teammate Javi Martinez during a training session, just two days before Bayern Munich face Arsenal in the Champions League.
Feb 13, 21:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso 'to retire at end of the season'
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso will reportedly retire from football at the end of the season.
Jan 18, 10:03
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Result: Bayern Munich ease past 10-man RB Leipzig
Bayern Munich move three points clear at the top of the Bundesliga courtesy of a 3-0 win over second-placed RB Leipzig, who played an hour with 10 men.
Dec 21, 20:52
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Live Commentary: Bayern Munich 3-0 RB Leipzig - as it happened
Relive Bayern Munich's 3-0 victory over 10-man title challengers RB Leipzig as the champions go three points clear heading into the winter break.
Dec 21, 18:00
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Xabi Alonso: 'Liverpool in better position than Manchester United'
Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso believes that the Reds are favourites to come out on top against Manchester United when they meet in the Premier League on Monday.
Oct 16, 20:26
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Xabi Alonso expects to end career at Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso expects to end his career with the Bundesliga giants.
Sep 26, 16:27
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Renato Sanches: 'I chose Bayern Munich because they showed belief in me'
Renato Sanches reveals that he chose to join Bayern Munich because they put in a "lot of effort" to sign him from Benfica.
Sep 21, 20:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Phil Neville: 'Manchester United target Paul Pogba worth £100m'
Paul Pogba is worth the world-record £100m transfer fee Manchester United are allegedly ready to pay Juventus for the Frenchman, according to former Red Devil Phil Neville.
Aug 3, 19:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Xabi Alonso: 'Pep Guardiola will make Manchester City players better'
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso believes that Manchester City's players will improve under Pep Guardiola if they are open to his "very different" training methods.
Jul 22, 14:08
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Xabi Alonso backs Pep Guardiola to succeed in Premier League
Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso is confident that Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will be able to impose his style on the Premier League.
Jul 22, 13:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Pep Guardiola names Oleksandr Zinchenko in first Manchester City lineup
Pep Guardiola hands a debut to Oleksandr Zinchenko in Manchester City's friendly with Bayern Munich.
Jul 20, 18:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Spain vs. South Korea
Sports Mole looks ahead to the international friendly between Spain and South Korea at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig.
May 31, 13:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid hold off Bayern Munich to reach Champions League final
Atletico Madrid book their place in the final of the Champions League courtesy of an away-goals victory over Bayern Munich.
May 3, 21:41
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Bayern Munich start Thomas Muller, Diego Godin returns for Atletico Madrid
Thomas Muller starts for Bayern Munich, while Diego Godin returns for Atletico Madrid in their Champions League semi-final showdown at the Allianz Arena.
May 3, 18:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Bayern Munich 2-1 Atletico Madrid (2-2 on aggregate, Atletico win on away goals) - as it happened
Relive Bayern Munich's 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid as the Spanish outfit hold out to reach the final of the Champions League on away goals.
May 3, 17:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Bayern Munich ease through to Champions League semi-finals
Bayern Munich book their place in the semi-finals of the Champions League for the fourth season in a row courtesy of a 3-2 aggregate victory over Benfica.
Apr 13, 21:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Roberto Lewandowski drops to Bayern Munich bench at Benfica
Pep Guardiola leaves Robert Lewandowski on the Bayern Munich bench for Wednesday night's Champions League quarter-final second leg at Benfica.
Apr 13, 18:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier impresses Bayern Munich?
Bayern Munich are reportedly closely monitoring Eric Dier's development in a Tottenham Hotspur shirt.
Apr 6, 16:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Arturo Vidal, Douglas Costa in for Bayern Munich against Benfica
Arturo Vidal and Douglas Costa return to the Bayern Munich starting lineup for Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Benfica.
Apr 5, 19:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Xabi Alonso returns for Bayern Munich
Xabi Alonso is back in the Bayern Munich team for tonight's Champions League clash against Juventus.
Mar 16, 18:47

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1Bayern Munich23192255183759
2Borussia DortmundDortmund23117548291940
3Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt2311663226639
4Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen23108543301338
5RB Leipzig2311573631538
6Schalke 04Schalke2310763630637
7Hannover238873233-132
8Augsburg238783229331
9Hoffenheim238783737031
10Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach2394103035-531
11Hertha Berlin237973030030
12Freiburg2361072437-1328
13Stuttgart2383121927-827
14Wolfsburg2441372731-425
15Mainz 052466122942-1324
16Werder Bremen2358102128-723
17Hamburger SV2345141834-1617
18FC Koln2335152042-2214
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