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VIDEO: Alonso Reveals What Was So Unique About 2005 Champions League Final Spot Kick for Liverpool

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has revealed that the penalty he took for Liverpool during the 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan was his very first as a professional. The ex-Spain international ​announced his retirement last year after a glittering career that saw him star for the Reds, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. Alonso won the Champions League on two occasions, firstly with Liverpool and then with Real. But the amazing comeback from 3-0 down against Milan on May 25,...

VIDEO: Alonso Reveals What Was So Unique About 2005 Champions League Final Spot Kick for Liverpool

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has revealed that the penalty he took for Liverpool during the 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan was his very first as a professional. The ex-Spain international ​announced his retirement last year after a glittering career that saw him star for the Reds, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. Alonso won the Champions League on two occasions, firstly with Liverpool and then with Real. But the amazing comeback from 3-0 down against Milan on May 25,...

VIDEO: Alonso Reveals What Was So Unique About 2005 Champions League Final Spot Kick for Liverpool

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has revealed that the penalty he took for Liverpool during the 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan was his very first as a professional. The ex-Spain international ​announced his retirement last year after a glittering career that saw him star for the Reds, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. Alonso won the Champions League on two occasions, firstly with Liverpool and then with Real. But the amazing comeback from 3-0 down against Milan on May 25,...

Ribery wants Bayern Munich stay as he heads towards free agency

At the age of 34, the French forward's career is entering its twilight years, but he has no plans to leave Bavaria at the end of the current campaign

Ribery: I want to stay at Bayern Munich

Ribery: I want to stay at Bayern Munich

Ribery: I want to stay at Bayern Munich

Ribery: I want to stay at Bayern Munich

Ribery: I want to stay at Bayern Munich

At the age of 34, Franck Ribery's career is entering its twilight years, but the Bayern Munich star has no plans to leave the club.

Bundesliga: Franck Ribery helps Bayern Munich beat Bayer Leverkusen and extend lead on top to 14 points

The away victory — Bayern's first at Leverkusen since 2013 — leaves them 14 points clear and on course for a sixth straight Bundesliga title as the German league resumed after the winter break.

Bayern Munich Sink Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 as Bundesliga Resumes

Champions Bayern Munich survived some late pressure to win 3-1 and end Bayer Leverkusen's 12-game unbeaten league run as they stretched their lead at the top to 14 points on Friday when the Bundesliga resumed after the winter break.

Heynckes delighted by Bayern maturity after win in Leverkusen

Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes praised his side's maturity, after their impressive 3-1 win at Bayer Leverkusen.

Heynckes delighted by Bayern maturity after win in Leverkusen

Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes praised his side's maturity, after their impressive 3-1 win at Bayer Leverkusen.

Heynckes delighted by Bayern maturity after win in Leverkusen

Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes praised his side's maturity, after their impressive 3-1 win at Bayer Leverkusen.

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018 Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER GAME. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050 TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Heynckes pleased with Bayern discipline

Bayern Munich returned to Bundesliga action with a 3-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen, much to the delight of Jupp Heynckes.

Bayern beats Leverkusen 3-1 as winter break ends

Bayern's recent addition Sandro Wagner is assigned to the bench to begin with during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany, Friday Jan. 12, 2018. (Marius Becker/dpa via AP)

Bayern beats Leverkusen 3-1 as winter break ends

Bayern's goal scorer Franck Rib'ry, left, and Rafinha celebrate scoring the second goal of the game against Leverkusen during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany, Friday Jan. 12, 2018. (Marius Becker/dpa via AP)

Bayern beats Leverkusen 3-1 as winter break ends

Leverkusen's Kai Havertz and Bayern's David Alaba, right, in action during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany, Friday Jan. 12, 2018. (Marius Becker/dpa via AP)

Bayern beats Leverkusen 3-1 as winter break ends

Leverkusen's Lars Bender, left, controls the ball with Bayern's Arturo Vidal, during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany, Friday Jan. 12, 2018. (Marius Becker/dpa via AP)

Bayern beats Leverkusen 3-1 as winter break ends

Bayern's Javi Martinez, centre, in action against Leverkusen's Lars Bender, left, and Wendell, right, during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany, Friday Jan. 12, 2018. (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP)

Bayern beats Leverkusen 3-1 as winter break ends

Bayern's David Alaba, top, celebrates the first goal of the game acored by Javi Martinez, obscured, during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany, Friday Jan. 12, 2018. (Marius Becker/dpa via AP)

Chelsea transfer target Leon Bailey shows his class with stunning effort against Bayern Munich

Chelsea transfer target Leon Bailey shows his class with stunning effort against Bayern Munich

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018. Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez celebrates scoring their third goal. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018. Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez celebrates scoring their third goal with Arturo Vidal. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018. Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez celebrates scoring their third goal. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018. Bayern Munich players celebrate after the match. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

FRV24. Leverkusen (Germany), 12/01/2018.- Bayern's players celebrate after winning the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany, 12 January 2018. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/FRIEDEMANN VOGEL (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Bayern's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring the 3-1 goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany. (Alemania) EFE

Bayern's James Rodriguez (C) celebrates after scoring the 3-1 goal with his teammates Arturo Vidal (L) and Thomas Mueller (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany. EFE

Bayern Munich's French midfielder Franck Ribery (L) celebrates scoring with teammate Rafinha during their Bundesliga match against Bayer Leverkusen

Bayern Munich's French midfielder Franck Ribery (L) celebrates scoring with teammate Rafinha during their Bundesliga match against Bayer Leverkusen (AFP Photo/Marius Becker)

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018. Bayern Munich players celebrate after the match. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018. Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez celebrates scoring their third goal. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018. Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez celebrates scoring their third goal. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018 Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez scores their third goal as Bayer Leverkusen's Bernd Leno attempts to save REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER GAME. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018 Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez scores their third goal as Bayer Leverkusen's Bernd Leno attempts to save REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER GAME. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050

FRV25. Leverkusen (Germany), 12/01/2018.- Bayern's James Rodriguez (C) celebrates after scoring the 3-1 goal with his teammates Arturo Vidal (L) and Thomas Mueller (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany, 12 January 2018. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/FRIEDEMANN VOGEL (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

FRV23. Leverkusen (Germany), 12/01/2018.- Bayern's James Rodriguez (L) celebrates with his teammates Arturo Vidal after scoring the 3-1 goal, during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany, 12 January 2018. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/FRIEDEMANN VOGEL (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

FRV24. Leverkusen (Germany), 12/01/2018.- Bayern's James Rodriguez (C) celebrates after scoring the 3-1 goal with his teammates Arturo Vidal (L) and Thomas Mueller (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany, 12 January 2018. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/FRIEDEMANN VOGEL (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

FRV22. Leverkusen (Germany), 12/01/2018.- Bayern's James Rodriguez (L) celebrates with his teammates Arturo Vidal after scoring the 3-1 goal, during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany, 12 January 2018. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/FRIEDEMANN VOGEL (EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.)

Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich

Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich - BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany - January 12, 2018 Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez scores their third goal as Bayer Leverkusen's Bernd Leno attempts to save REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER GAME. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050

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