The ideal starting XI of the player in Champions League
Xabi Alonso made public his ideal Champions League starting line-up. Current Bayern Munich's player build the line-up with a lot of players he played with and 3 Barça players, Xavi, Puyol and Messi, rivals during his stage in Real Madrid and teammates -in the case of the two first players- in the national team.
With a 4-4-2, the player from San Sebastián made an XI full of well-known players, with 3 players that retired. In the goal, his teammate Manuel Neuer, along Bayern full-backs Lahm and Alaba. On the defensive line, Sergio Ramos and Carles Puyol. On the midfield with the 4 most significant midfielders in the 21st Century. Paul Scholes, Steven Gerrard, Xavi Hernández i Zinedine Zidane. And on the forward line 7 Ballon d'Or: Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
3 players from Bayern Munich, 3 from Real Madrid, 3 from Barça, 1 from Liverpool and 1 from Manchester United. The most competitive XI by Xabi Alonso.