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Xabi Alonso announced his retirement from Football

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Bayern midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced that he will be hanging up his boots after this season.

Former Real Madrid and Bayern midfielder Xabi Alonso has revealed that he will be retiring from the professional football at the end of this season.

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He revealed his retirement on his twitter account by saying “Lived it. Loved it. Farewell beautiful game.”

“I wanted to end my career still at the highest level, and Bayern is the highest level. I’m incredibly proud and happy to play for FC Bayern and to be a part of this family.”

“It wasn’t an easy decision to make, but I believe it’s the right time, I always thought it would be better to quit sooner rather than later. I still feel good, but I believe this is the right moment”-he said.