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XABI ALONSO
Career End
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Full name Xabier Alonso Olona  
Date of Birth November 25, 1981
Birthplace Tolosa, Spain
Height 183 cm
Position Defensive midfielder (or central midfielder)
Foot Both
Nationality Spanish (and Basque)
Club Career End (since July 1, 2017)
Nation Spain
Int. debut Age 21 (April 30, 2003 - vs. Ecuador)
World Cups 13 matches (2014: 3 / 2010: 7 / 2006: 3)
Honours

Country
1
FIFA World Cup (2010)
2 UEFA European Championships (2008, 2012)
Club
2
UEFA Champions Leagues (2004-05, 2013-14)
2 UEFA Super Cups (2005, 2014)
1 Spanish Championship (2011-12)
1 German Championship (2014-15)
2 Spanish Cups (2010-11, 2013-14)
1 English Cup (2005-06)
1 English Super Cup (2006)
1 Spanish Super Cup (2012)
Individual
1
Spanish League Spanish Player of the Year (2002-03)

 
CAREER TRANSFERS
Date From - To Fee €m
08.2014
Real Madrid
-
Bayern Munich
8.0
08.2009
Liverpool
-
Real Madrid
35.4
08.2004
Real Sociedad
-
Liverpool
16.0
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TFR PLAYERS
Teams represented (central column) +
TFR Players Rankings (right column)
2016-17 Bayern Munich (GER)
117
2015-16 Bayern Munich (GER)
148
2014-15 Bayern Munich (GER)
77
2013-14 Real Madrid (SPA)
152
2012-13

Real Madrid (SPA)

95
2011-12 Real Madrid (SPA)
8
2010-11 Real Madrid (SPA)
18
2009-10 Real Madrid (SPA)
21
2008-09 Liverpool (ENG)
18
2007-08 Liverpool (ENG)
190

OTHER TFR RANKINGS
2016-17 None
-
2015-16 None
-
2014-15 None
-
2013-14 None
-
2012-13 None
-
2011-12 None
-
2010-11 None
-
2009-10 None
-
2008-09 None
-
2007-08 None
-

CAREER STATISTICS
League Appearances & Goals
2016-17 Bayern Munich

27

3
2015-16 Bayern Munich
26
0
2014-15 Bayern Munich
26
2
2013-14 Real Madrid
26
0
2012-13 Real Madrid
28
0
2011-12 Real Madrid
36
1
2010-11 Real Madrid
34
0
2009-10 Real Madrid
34
3
2008-09 Liverpool
33
3
2007-08 Liverpool
19
2
2006-07 Liverpool
32
4
2005-06 Liverpool
35
3
2004-05 Liverpool
24
2
2003-04 Real Sociedad
35
3
2002-03 Real Sociedad
33
3
2001-02 Real Sociedad
30
3
2000-01 Real Sociedad
18
0
- Eibar
14
0
1999-00 Real Sociedad
5
0



DID YOU KNOW ?

Xabi Alonso's father, 'Periko' Alonso won the Spanish league twice in successive seasons with Real Sociedad and a third time after he moved to FC Barcelona. He also featured in the national team, winning 20 caps over the course of his career.

Alonso and Mikel Arteta were neighbours on the same street while growing up in San Sebastián.