Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso warming up for Real Madrid

Midfielder who spent much of his youth career at Real Sociedad, who handed him his first team debut in 1999. He spent five years with the club, including a season at Eibar during that period before moving to Liverpool in 2004. He was part of the Liverpool side that won the Champions League in 2005 and FA Cup in 2006 before moving to Real Madrid in 2009. He was won one La Liga title, the Champions League and two Copa Del Rey's during his time at the Bernabeu. He made his debut for Spain in 2003, and has won the World Cup and two European Championships with his country.