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WATCH: Xabi Alonso Put Away The Greatest Penalty Ever For Spain

Nasir Jabbar

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WATCH: Xabi Alonso Put Away The Greatest Penalty Ever For Spain

We haven't quite come to terms that Xabi Alonso is calling time on his illustrious career, so we're reminiscing on his playing days.

And while going through his incredible career, we've stumbled cross a penalty. No - Liverpool fans, not THAT penalty.

Sure, he may have had this spot kick in the Champions League final saved (though props to him on getting the rebound), but Alonso is indeed a deadly penalty taker.

Case in point; his effort for Spain against Argentina.

It may have just been an international friendly, though Alonso gave a masterclass on how to put a penalty away.

After being awarded a pen in the dying stages of the game, step up Alonso who executed perfectly.

(Watch Alonso net possibly the greatest penalty ever back in 2009:)



Now that's how you take a penalty.

The midfield maestro enjoyed great success on international duty, winning not one but TWO European Championships as well as the coveted World Cup in 2010.

The career he has forged is near impossible to replicate. Xabi, you'll me missed.

Topics: Xabi Alonso, Spain

Nasir Jabbar
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