Long read: a look at Xabi Alonso’s illustrious career

By Jamie Braidwood  “Lived it. Loved it. Farewell beautiful game.” These were the seven short words that announced the end of Xabi Alonso’s career, and what a career it has been. At Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, he lived it. Through his numerous honours, from league titles and Champions Leagues to European[…]