FC Bayern midfielder, Xabi Alonso has named both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in his dream team.
However, the Spanish midfielder did not name his former international and Real Madrid teammate, Iker Casillas in his favourite XI.
Alonso, who has won the Champions League twice with Liverpool and Real Madrid, has also won the World Cup and two European Championships at international level.
He is currently featuring for Pep Guardiola’s FC Bayern team that looks set to win their third consecutive Bundesliga title and, once again, challenge for this year’s Champions League.
Here is Alonso’s complete dream team, which lines up in a 4-4-2 formation:
GK: Manuel Neuer
RB: Philipp Lahm
CB: Sergio Ramos
CB: Carles Puyol
LB: David Alaba
CDM: Steven Gerrard
CM: Paul Scholes
CAM: Zinedine Zidane
ST: Cristiano Ronaldo
ST: Lionel Messi
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