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Xabi Alonso
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Alonso training with Bayern Munich in 2017
Personal information
Full name Xabier Alonso Olano
Date of birth 25 November 1981 (1981-11-25) (age 40)
Place of birth Tolosa, Spain
Height 1.83m
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Real Sociedad B (manager)
Youth career
1990–1999 Antiguoko
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Real Sociedad B 39 (2)
2000–2004 Real Sociedad 114 (9)
2000–2001 Eibar (loan) 14 (0)
2004–2009 Liverpool 143 (15)
2009–2014 Real Madrid 158 (4)
2014–2017 Bayern Munich 79 (5)
Total 547 (35)
National team
2000 Spain U18 1 (0)
2002–2003 Spain U21 9 (0)
2003–2014 Spain 114 (16)
2001–2012 Basque Country 5 (0)
Teams managed
2018–2019 Real Madrid (youth)
2019– Real Sociedad B
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Xabi Alonso (born 25 November 1981) is a Spanish football player, plays for Real Madrid. He used to play in the Spanish League for a club called Real Sociedad.

Club career statistics

Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Real Sociedad 1999–2000 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2000–01 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
2001–02 29 3 0 0 0 0 29 3
2002–03 33 3 1 0 0 0 34 3
2003–04 34 3 0 0 8 1 42 4
Total 114 9 2 0 8 1 124 10
Eibar (loan) 2000–01 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
Total 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
Liverpool 2004–05 24 2 0 0 0 0 8 1 32 3
2005–06 35 3 5 2 0 0 11 0 2 0 53 5
2006–07 32 4 1 0 2 0 15 0 1 0 51 4
2007–08 19 2 3 0 1 0 4 0 27 2
2008–09 33 4 3 0 1 0 10 1 47 5
Total 143 15 12 2 4 0 48 2 3 0 210 19
Real Madrid 2009–10 34 3 0 0 7 0 41 3
2010–11 34 0 7 1 11 0 52 1
2011–12 36 1 4 0 10 0 2 1 52 2
2012–13 28 0 7 0 10 0 2 0 47 0
2013–14 26 0 7 0 9 0 0 0 42 0
2014–15 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Total 158 4 25 1 47 0 6 1 236 6
Bayern Munich 2014–15 26 2 4 0 10 2 0 0 40 4
2015–16 26 0 4 1 8 1 1 0 39 2
2016–17 27 3 3 0 7 0 1 0 38 3
Total 79 5 11 1 25 3 2 0 117 9
Career total 508 33 50 4 4 0 128 6 11 1 701 44

1 Includes FIFA Club World Cup, FA Community Shield, Supercopa de España and DFL-Supercup.

International career statistics

Spain national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 5 0
2004 11 0
2005 6 0
2006 11 1
2007 6 0
2008 14 2
2009 12 4
2010 16 2
2011 11 3
2012 14 3
2013 3 0
2014 5 1
Total 114 16

Managerial statistics

Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record Ref
G W D L Win %
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Honours

Liverpool

Real Madrid

Bayern Munich

Spain

Individual

  • Spanish Player of the Year: 2003
  • BBC Goal of the Month: November 2004
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI: 2011, 2012
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI 2nd team: 2014
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI 3rd team: 2013
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI 4th team: 2015
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI 5th team: 2016
  • La Liga Best Midfielder: 2011–12
  • UEFA European Championship Team of the Tournament: 2012
  • UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2013–14
  • Bundesliga Team of the Season: 2014–15

Decorations

  • Gold Medal of the Royal Order of Sporting Merit: 2011

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