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Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has been acquitted of tax fraud, a Madrid court has announced.
Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso was impressed by Liverpool's form in the 2017/18 season, despite their UEFA Champions League final loss.
Spanish prosecutors have called for Xabi Alonso to be sentenced to five years in prison after the former Real Madrid and Liverpool midfielder was accused of tax fraud.
Steven Gerrard has paid tribute to his former Liverpool team-mate Xabi Alonso after the Bayern Munich midfielder announced his retirement.
Former Germany international midfielder Dietmar Hamann feels the current squad of Bayern Munich is at the end of an era and won't compete for the Champions League title.
Xabi Alonso has categorically denied any wrongdoing after a report from a Spanish newspaper claimed he is being investigated for tax fraud.
Bayern Munich were held to a goalless draw by Shakhtar Donetsk in their Champions league last-16 first leg in Lviv.
Bayern Munich's Xabi Alonso believes Roma stepped up their game last season and are now a real challenge to play.
Toni Kroos has dismissed recent comparisons between himself and former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso.
Xabi Alonso has decided to let memories of the glory days at Liverpool remain in the past and start a new adventure in Germany.
Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso appeared in a Madrid court facing charges of tax fraud to the tune of €2 million.
Xabi Alonso believes Liverpool can beat Real Madrid and be European champions if they cope with the pressure of playing in a Champions League final
Bayern Munich will farewell two giants of the game on Saturday when World Cup winners Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso retire from professional football.
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso will retire at the end of the current season, the German giants confirmed on Wednesday.
Spanish World Cup winner and double European champion Xabi Alonso is set to retire at the end of the season when his Bayern Munich contract expires.
Bayern Munich's Xabi Alonso celebrated his 100th Champions League appearance but was dismissed with 25 mins to play.
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso says that it is impossible for Manchester City to buy success.
Xabi Alonso has revealed that he chose a move to Germany to give his career a fresh start after five years in Madrid.
Sporting director Matthias Sammer has backed Xabi Alonso to become a huge success following his arrival from Real Madrid.
Shortly before the summer transfer window ends, Bayern are poised to announce another star acquisition.
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