CURRENT CLUB: Real Madrid (Spain)
Xabi Alonso is a deep lying playmaker who has registered over 100 caps with the Spanish national team. He won the Champions League with Liverpool in 2005 and was part of the Spain squad that won two European Championships and one World Cup.
SPANISH NATIONAL TEAM
Alonso has registered over 100 caps with Spain and was a key piece in their three major tournament wins. He scored two goals against France in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Euros.
Alonso has made over 100 appearances with three different clubs in his career: Real Sociedad, Liverpool, and Real Madrid. He was named La Liga's Midfielder of the Year in 2012, a year in which he helped Real Madrid capture the La Liga title.