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Oh You Beauty!: Top 5 Goals of the Week 10/19/2014

1) Xabi Alonso vs. Werder Bremen Probably 95% of free kick goals are a result of someone shooting the ball over the wall and into the goal. This free kick defied logic and Xabi Alonso decided to go under the wall to trick everyone and get the goal. Bayern Munich went on to defeat Werder Bremen 6-0. 2) Oscar vs. Crystal Palace This is the normal free kick goal that we’re used to...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oh You Beauty!: Top 5 Goals of the Week 10/19/2014

1) Xabi Alonso vs. Werder Bremen Probably 95% of free kick goals are a result of someone shooting the ball over the wall and into the goal. This free kick defied logic and Xabi Alonso decided to go under the wall to trick everyone and get the goal. Bayern Munich went on to defeat Werder Bremen 6-0. 2) Oscar vs. Crystal Palace This is the normal free kick goal that we’re used to...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bayern move gave my career a fresh start – Alonso

​Xabi Alonso has revealed that he chose to leave Real Madrid for Bayern Munich to give his career a fresh […]
Via Soccer News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rummenigge hails Alonso impact at Bayern

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes Xabi Alonso’s personality has helped him settle in at Bayern Munich as much as his playing capabilities. […]
Via Soccer News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich Reaping The Benefits Of A Rewarding Summer Transfer Window

In transfer windows, elite teams generally spend more money than their lesser counterparts. This is due to more success and larger war chests. Bayern Munich has pulled something of a U-turn on that school of thought. The team had to spend a justifiably large wad of cash on AS Roma center back Mehdi Benatia, but other than that were very economical with their spending. The same double...
Via World Soccer Talk
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich sporting director explains Xabi Alonso signing

Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer believes Xabi Alonso is just the type of player the club needed. The German champions recruited the former Spain international from Real Madrid on a two-year contract last month. The 32-year-old midfielder has slotted straight into Bayern's starting line-up, and Sammer believes that it was a good move to recruit the two-time Champions...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Toni Kroos Settles Into ‘Xabi Alonso’ Role And Real Madrid Are Flourishing

Real Madrid were facing questions from fans and the media after the club stumbled at the start of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side had lost the Spanish Supercopa to city rivals, Atletico Madrid. Shortly thereafter the club dropped a league match to Real Sociedad, a contest which saw Real storm out of the starting gates to take a 2-0 lead, only to concede...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

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 ahead of Wednesday's Champions League game against Manchester City with a 2-0 win over Stuttgart. Bayern were not at their best but never looked under any real pressure at the Allianz Arena and did enough to ease to victory. Coach Pep Guardiola predicted before the campaign...
Via Fox Sports
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Madrid Transfer Deadline Recap : Xabi Alonso and Chicharito

Bayern Munich completed the signing of 32-year-old Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso for 10 million euro. The Spaniard spurred interest from several clubs this summer, but in the end decided to join Bayern Munich. Alonso has played a total of 158 ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronaldo on Madrid Tranfers: “If I Were in Charge, I Would Not do it Like This”

It sounds like in attempt to appease their best player, Real Madrid have done the opposite and upset him. The Spanish giants have offloaded a few key players in Xabi Alonso and Angel di Maria during the transfer window and it became clear their presence was missed in Madrid’s 4-2 defeat to Real Sociedad on Sunday. While they have brought in new and exciting players, Ronaldo isn’t...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Xabi Alonso Leaves Real Madrid: Thoughts and Repercussions

Every Madridista remembers the awkward period between Claude Makélélé and Xabi Alonso. When the Frenchman was sold in 2003, Los Blancos struggled for more than half a decade to replace him. Gravesen, Gago, Emerson and M. Diarra are just some ... Read More
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern sign Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid; Demetriou joins Swansea

FC Bayern Munich have confirmed the signing of Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid CF on a two-year deal. The Spain […]
Via Soccer News
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Alonso: Kroos arrival not a factor

Xabi Alonso insists his departure for Bayern Munich has nothing to do with Toni Kroos’ close-season arrival at Real Madrid. […]
Via Soccer News
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich sign midfielder Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid

Xabi Alonso has signed a two-year deal with Bayern Munich and revealed choosing to leave Real Madrid was the toughest decision of his life. The former Spain midfielder, who announced his international retirement earlier this week, has also now called time on his five years at the Bernabeu to join German giants Bayern in a transfer reportedly worth 10 million euros ($13.28million...
Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Alonso finalises move to Bayern Munich

Xabi Alonso has finalised his move from Real Madrid to Bayern Munich. The German champions announced on Thursday that, following […]
Via Soccer News
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern completes transfer for Xabi Alonso

MADRID (AP) Real Madrid says it has completed the sale of midfielder Xabi Alonso to German champion Bayern Munich. Bayern had said on Thursday it was close to inking the deal for the former Spanish international. The 32-year-old Alonso will help fill the void left by the injury to fellow Spaniard Javi Martinez. Alonso joined Madrid from Liverpool in 2009 and helped it win the Champions...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

DONE DEAL:Manchester United and Liverpool target joins new club

DONE DEAL:Manchester United and Liverpool target joins new club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Real Madrid have agreed a deal in principle with Bayern Munich for the sale of their midfielder Xabi Alonso to the Allianz Arena. A report from the Daily Star suggested that Premier League giants Manchester United and the midfielder’s former club Liverpool. However, the 32-year...
Via Soccerlens
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich agree deal with Xabi Alonso to join from Real Madrid

Bayern Munich have confirmed they have agreed a deal with Xabi Alonso over the Real Madrid midfielder's proposed move to the Bundesliga champions. Alonso, 32, is expected to have a medical on Thursday with the German club, who anticipate reaching an agreement with the European champions over a transfer "in the next two days." The former Real Sociedad and Liverpool...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich agree deal to sign Real Madrid midfielder Alonso

Bayern Munich are on the brink of signing Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid, according to the Bundesliga club's financial director Jan-Christian Dreesen. Dreesen said an agreement had been struck "in principle" with the Spanish club, with the 2010 World Cup winner due in Munich later on Thursday for a medical and to discuss terms. The 32-year-old would become the fifth Spanish...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern set to sign Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid

MUNICH (AP) A Bayern Munich official says the Bundesliga champions are set to sign midfielder Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid. Bayern financial director Jan-Christian Dreesen says Alonso was expected in Munich on Thursday for his medical. Alonso and Bayern have ''in principle'' agreed on a transfer and the two clubs are ''in friendly talks'' about a...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Xabi Alonso On The Verge Of £5million Switch To Bayern Munich, Say Reports

It appears Xabi Alonso isn’t finished making news today. Fresh from the announcement that he has retired from international competition, Alonso is reportedly on the verge of a £5 million move to Bayern Munich, according to stories emanating from Germany and Spain. Should the deal take place, speculation is the 32-year-old will sign a two-year contract with the Bundesliga champions...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso retires from Spain's national team

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced his retirement from international football. The 32-year-old was a member of the Spain squads which won the World Cup in 2010 and European Championships in 2008 and 2012 during a sustained period of dominance - but that run came to an end with a miserable World Cup in Brazil this summer as they were dumped out before the group stages...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Xabi Alonso retires from international football

MADRID (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Xabi Alonso Confirms Angel Di Maria’s Transfer to Manchester United via Twitter

In case you don’t know Spanish, it translates to, “Thanks for everything Fideo (Di Maria)! I wish you the best, even at Man United. I’ll never forget the zigzag run in Lisbon.” ¡ Gracias por todo Fideo ! Te deseo lo mejor, aunque sea en el Man. Utd Nunca olvidaremos el zigzag de la prórroga en Lisboa. — Xabi Alonso (@XabiAlonso) August 24, 2014
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Xabi Alonso Confirms Angel Di Maria’s Transfer to Manchester United via Twitter

In case you don’t know Spanish, it translates to, “Thanks for everything Fideo (Di Maria)! I wish you the best, even at Man United. I’ll never forget the zigzag run in Lisbon.” ¡ Gracias por todo Fideo ! Te deseo lo mejor, aunque sea en el Man. Utd Nunca olvidaremos el zigzag de la prórroga en Lisboa. — Xabi Alonso (@XabiAlonso) August 24, 2014
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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