Top 55 Xabi Alonso Quotes

We have collected the best Xabi Alonso Quotes and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

With Senna, I am not incompatible; I am not incompatibl
With Senna, I am not incompatible; I am not incompatible with anyone.

Xabi Alonso
I still feel I have a special connection with Liverpool fans.

Xabi Alonso
Each time I watch a Liverpool game, I feel something special, especially whenever it’s at Anfield, because it brings back great memories.

Xabi Alonso
I have played against, but not with, Zinedine Zidane and would liked to have played with him.

Xabi Alonso
The Bundesliga is much quicker; it’s more physical than the Liga, which is more technical.

Xabi Alonso
I would never have dreamed to have had such a nice career as this. I like football, and this is like a nice football journey.

Xabi Alonso
Passion? Of course it’s necessary, but it’s more important to have footballing foundations, certainly, when developing players.

Xabi Alonso
It is a fact for any footballer – you can be really happy, but if the club don’t want you, you have to accept it.

Xabi Alonso
They value different things in every country. In England, it’s very physical. You tackle, you shoot. I love watching it. In Spain, it’s different. Pass the ball, move, find the space.

Xabi Alonso
My idea was to stay in Madrid. Then, when I heard of Munich’s interest, I said, ‘Xabi, think what you want and where you will be happy.’

Xabi Alonso
I have improved with time by playing for elite teams in elite leagues and the Champions League and with the Spanish national team in World Cups and European Championships.

Xabi Alonso
Managing Liverpool? Yes, for sure, I have dreamt of that, but first I have to prove myself and prepare.

Xabi Alonso
I came from my hometown team, Real Sociedad, to the best team in England, to the best team in Spain, to the best team in Germany.

Xabi Alonso
I remember playing with my dad, and my kids will remember this as well.

Xabi Alonso
How many times have you seen me run into the box with the ball, dribbling past players? It’s uncommon because it’s not my game; it’s not my thing.

Xabi Alonso
While I was at Madrid, for me, Cristiano was the best.

Xabi Alonso
To be fighting at European level, you need players who know how to play in the big games.

Xabi Alonso
There are not many better clubs to play football for than Liverpool.

Xabi Alonso
Matches in England are special.

Xabi Alonso
Football is a lot to do with mental state.

Xabi Alonso
You have to know your role and accept it, because that’s what is best for the team.

Xabi Alonso
I hardly ever get in the box.

Xabi Alonso
Ronaldo can create and score goals.

Xabi Alonso
If I have to yell at Cristiano Ronaldo, I yell.

Xabi Alonso
I wanted to end my career still at the highest level, and Bayern is the highest level.

Xabi Alonso
I prefer not to compare teams because it’s not fair at all.

Xabi Alonso
Anything can happen in football.

Xabi Alonso
Sometimes that kind of last-ditch tackle can get the crowd excited, and you get a push from that. It’s important to play with that psychological side of the game, but it depends on the quality of the player.

Xabi Alonso
I’ve played with great players and worked with great managers; I’ve learned a lot from all of them.

Xabi Alonso
Munich is a very good city to live in. The life quality is superb.

Xabi Alonso
I accept I am going to miss playing because it’s such an important part in my life. It’s going to be difficult to fill that gap. Life goes on.

Xabi Alonso
Kroos is an excellent player.

Xabi Alonso
Anoeta is always a tough place to go: people get right behind their side.

Xabi Alonso
I used to enjoy watching Ronald Koeman, even though he didn’t play in my position. I loved the way he hit the ball, the talent he had to position himself.

Xabi Alonso
Bayern is a big club and a big brand, but on a daily basis, it’s a family club. You get to know the physios, the kit man, the chefs. It’s also a club that’s very close to the supporters. That proximity to the fans makes it special. That was surprising. In Liverpool and Madrid, there’s more distance.

Xabi Alonso
Neuer is by far the best keeper I’ve played with and is also outstanding outfield.

Xabi Alonso
I have been lucky enough to work with great coaches. My father was also a coach, and my position in central midfield requires tactical knowledge.

Xabi Alonso
It’s hard to imagine being an ex-player. It’s not easy to find a new passion.

Xabi Alonso
Writing is not easy, but having an opinion is!

Xabi Alonso
Writing is not my thing; playing football is my thing.

Xabi Alonso
Growing doesn’t mean renouncing your history.

Xabi Alonso
Cristiano’s numbers are amazing, indisputable.

Xabi Alonso
I’ve said a few times the Bundesliga is closer to the Premier League than the Liga.

Xabi Alonso
There were many good reasons to move to Bayern, and Pep Guardiola was definitely one of them.

Xabi Alonso
You always want to feel important at wherever you are at.

Xabi Alonso
Cristiano has unique qualities, brings danger in one-on-one situations, and has the ability to score and find something different.

Xabi Alonso
I don’t try to do things that might make me look stupid, because the risk is there.

Xabi Alonso
I’m incredibly proud and happy to play for FC Bayern and to be a part of this family.

Xabi Alonso
If you win the midfield, you probably win the game. But that doesn’t mean the players in the midfield are the ones alone who determine that, because now we have strikers who drop into midfield and defenders who move up into the midfield. It is the area you must dominate.

Xabi Alonso
I have learned from all of my coaches, and I am sure I will learn a lot with Guardiola.

Xabi Alonso
Of course it’s better to have good players to build a better team. But to build a team, you need to have time.

Xabi Alonso
Passion isn’t something you work on. It’s more important to construct a good team, to know how you are going to play, how to read the match. You have to truly understand the game.

Xabi Alonso
So many times, football is really unfair.

Xabi Alonso
Losing is a part of this sport.

Xabi Alonso
I don’t think tackling is a quality. It is a recurso, something you have to resort to, not a characteristic of your game.

Xabi Alonso