Found August 01, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Xabi Alonso
Fresh off of dominating Euro 2012, Xabi Alonso took a few minutes to try out a new sport: baseball. Alonso was using some of UCLA's facilities with his Real Madrid teammates, when someone broke out some bats, balls and gloves. The Spanish midfielder played a little catch, while his teammates tried in vain to hit soft-toss pitches. After Kaka whiffed on an underhanded pitch, Alonso stepped in and showed him how it's done. He took one swing and launched a ball into the distance. Since cameras didn't show where it landed, we'll have to assume it splashed somewhere in the...

Liverpool’s Alberto Aquilani to find refuge and revive career in Serie A

Is there any future at Anfield for midfielder Alberto Aquilani? It would appear not. The 28 year old Italian made his high profile move to the English Premier League side early in August 2009. It was a transfer around the sum of £20 million from Italian side Roma, and with his natural tendencies as an attacking midfielder, Aquilani was supposed to inject new life into what was deemed...
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