Three things are certain in life. Death, taxes and Xabi Alonso trying to score from inside his own half.
The Spanish international wowed Anfield when he scored this goal against Newcastle during his time on Merseyside:
And Alonso was extremely unlucky not to repeat the feat again as he attempted a shot from inside his own half during Bayern Munich’s game against Hannover, forcing the keeper into an acrobatic save:
So Xabi Alonso nearly scored a goal for Bayern Munich from inside his own half. It's just what he does! https://t.co/FO3NARVrS2
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) October 4, 2014