It’s been less than 5 months since Xabi Alonso joined Bayern Munich as the Spanish midfielder left Real Madrid, the club where he spent over 5 seasons with and where the veteran player was able on lifting a number of major trophies.
Even though it’s been such a short period since Xabi Alonso entered a new club, he has already made a huge impact and the experienced player stated that Manuel Neuer and Cristiano Ronaldo have or at least should have a fair chance on winning the 2014 Ballon d’Or as Xabi Alonso praised both players.
“A while back I said it would be fair if Neuer or any other German player won the Ballon d’Or. They won the World Cup. However I also think it would be fair if Cristiano Ronaldo won it. He had an outstanding season and won the Champions League. Ronaldo is the best footballer I’ve ever played with”. Alonso told reporters as he displayed his support towards Neuer and C.Ronaldo.
Lionel Messi and C.Ronaldo are the favorites on winning the 2014 Ballond’Or but Xabi Alonso believes that Manuel Neuer deserves to be in the same level as the Spanish midfielder explained that Neuer has also been going through a superb season.
C.Ronaldo reached a new milestone in his career as he tied with Raul in the history books of the Champions League as both players have managed to score 71 goals in the European tournament and are now chasing Lionel Messi who recently turned into the top goal-scorer in the history of the Champions League after the Argentine forward netted his 74th goal in the European competition.
A solo goal from C.Ronaldo ensured Real Madrid that they received all 3 points after playing in their latest Champions League match which was played against Basel as Real Madrid continue undefeated in their group and are one of the favorites on winning the entire tournament of this season and a large part of why they are considered to be the best club in Europe is due to the outstanding form of Cristiano Ronaldo as the Portuguese star just continues scoring goals in every competition that he is competing in.