Xabi Alonso retires from international football
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, one of the key figures in Spain's dominant era that included two European championships and a World Cup title, says he is retiring from international football. The 32-year-old Alonso announced the decision on Twitter on Wednesday, saying it had been ''an enormous honor'' to play for Spain for 11 years. The former Liverpool midfielder scored 16 goals in 114 ...
Xabi Alonso is already wearing lederhosen
Xabi Alonso started for Bayern in their 1-1 draw with Schalke on Saturday after making his surprise move from Real Madrid on Friday and now, to properly complete the whirlwind weekend, he's taken part in the club's annual beer and lederhosen photoshoot.
Xabi warns Bayern Munich of Man City quality
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso has great respect for Champions League opponents Manchester City. The former Liverpool and Real Madrid star has won the competition twice. "‘Manchester City are among the 10 best teams in Europe," he said. "But we ...
Xabi Alonso: "I will always be a Madridista"
Together with Emilio Butragueño, Xabi Alonso spoke to the media to bid farewell to Real Madrid fans. A couple hours after Real Madrid made official Xabi Alonso's signing for Bayern Munich, it was time to give Xabi the farewell he deserves. Emilio Butragueño spoke first to express Real Madrid's gratitude to the red beard:
Xabi Alonso wants more from Bayern Munich despite win over Stuttgart
It was a case of points over performance for Bayern Munich on Saturday as they returned to winning ways with a 2-0 win over Stuttgart, but midfielder Xabi Alonso wants more from his new side.
Guardiola: Xabi will be dead in a month if he continues this way
Pep Guardiola appeared yesterday evening before the press with ex-Real Madrid man, Xabi Alonso. The two spoke about last weeks game, a 2-0 win over Stuttgart, where Alonso picked up the man of the match award. The midfielder claimed that depute being 32 ...
Xabi Alonso a Hit After Only Two Matches With Bayern Munich
Berlin: Xabi Alonso's Bayern Munich career has barely begun, but Julius Caesar's "veni, vidi, vici" (I came, I saw, I conquered) applies equally well to the Spaniard's arrival in Germany, as he has become the Bavarians' on-field leader after only two games.
Xabi Alonso might be joining Bayern Munich, but not for a €10m salary
As you're well aware, the current rumor that's making the rounds at the moment is that Xabi Alonso will be joining Bayern Munich from Real Madrid. La Sexta reported that Xabi Alonso would be transferring to Bayern Munich. El Pais writer Diego Torres Romano tweeted that a press conference had been scheduled tomorrow in Madrid for Alonso to speak.
Xabi Alonso Completes €7.5 million transfer to Bayern Munich
The 32-year-old cites Guardiola as one of his reasons for his move In quick succession, Bayern Munich have followed up their Mehdi Benatia transfer with another for Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso. The 32-year-old comes with a €7.5 price tag plus bonus payments based on Bayern's performance.
Bayern Munich can't flog pass master Xabi Alonso to death, says boss Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola has hailed new signing Xabi Alonso - but has warned that Bayern Munich's players must give him some help on the pitch or he 'will be dead'. Alonso will line up against Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday and he has seamlessly ...
Xabi Alonso a hit at Bayern Munich after only two matches in the Bundesliga
Berlin, Sep 16 (IANS/EFE) Xabi Alonso's Bayern Munich career has barely begun, but Julius Caesar's "veni, vidi, vici" (I came, I saw, I conquered) applies equally well to the Spaniard's arrival in Germany, as he has become the Bavarians' on-field leader ...
Bayern completes transfer for Xabi Alonso
MADRID (AP) — Xabi Alonso said he is motivated to make a new start with Bayern Munich after the German champion completed its acquisition of the midfielder from Real Madrid on Friday.
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