Xabi Alonso Olano - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Spanish player, who obtained 114 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Cap  Goals    Date	Venue		Opponent       Score	Competition

  1         30- 4-03	Madrid		Ecuador		4-0	
  2          6- 9-03	Guimarães	Portugal	3-0	
  3         10- 9-03	Elche		Ukraine		2-1	European Ch. Qual.
  4         11-10-03	Yerevan		Armenia		4-0	European Ch. Qual.
  5         19-11-03	Oslo		Norway		3-0	European Ch. Qual.
  6         18- 2-04	Barcelona	Peru		2-1	
  7         31- 3-04	Gijón		Denmark		2-0	
  8         28- 4-04	Genova		Italy		1-1	
  9          5- 6-04	Getafe		Andorra		4-0	
 10         12- 6-04	Faro-Loulé	Russia		1-0	European Champ.
 11         20- 6-04	Lisboa		Portugal	0-1 	European Champ.
 12         18- 8-04	Las Palmas	Venezuela	3-2	
 13          3- 9-04	Valencia	Scotland 	1-1 [1]	
 14          8- 9-04	Zenica		Bosnia-Herzeg.	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 15          9-10-04	Santander	Belgium		2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 16         17-11-04	Madrid		England		1-0	
 17          8- 6-05	Valencia	Bosnia-Herzeg.	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 18         17- 8-05	Gijón		Uruguay		2-0	
 19          3- 9-05	Santander	Canada		2-1	
 20          7- 9-05	Madrid		Serbia-Monten.	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 21         12-11-05	Madrid		Slovakia	5-1	World Cup Qualifier
 22         16-11-05	Bratislava	Slovakia	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 23          1- 3-06	Valladolid	Ivory Coast	3-2	
 24         27- 5-06	Albacete	Russia		0-0	
 25          3- 6-06	Elche		Egypt		2-0	
 26          7- 6-06	Genève		Croatia		2-1	
 27  1   1  14- 6-06	Leipzig		Ukraine		4-0	World Cup
 28      1  19- 6-06	Stuttgart	Tunisia		3-1	World Cup
 29      1  27- 6-06	Hannover	France		1-3	World Cup
 30      1   2- 9-06	Badajoz		Liechtenstein	4-0	European Ch. Qual.
 31      1   6- 9-06	Belfast		N. Ireland	2-3	European Ch. Qual.
 32      1  11-10-06	Murcia		Argentina	2-1	
 33      1  15-11-06	Cádiz		Romania		0-1	
 34      1  24- 3-07	Madrid		Denmark		2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 35      1  28- 3-07	Palma de Mall.  Iceland		1-0	European Ch. Qual.
 36      1   2- 6-07	Riga		Latvia		2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 37      1   6- 6-07	Vaduz		Liechtenstein	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 38      1  22- 8-07	Saloniki	Greece		3-2	
 39      1   8- 9-07	Reykjavík	Iceland		1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 40      1   6- 2-08	Málaga		France		1-0	
 41      1  26- 3-08	Elche		Italy		1-0	
 42      1  31- 5-08	Huelva		Peru		2-1	
 43      1   4- 6-08	Santander	United States	1-0	
 44      1  10- 6-08	Innsbruck	Russia		4-1	European Champ.
 45      1  18- 6-08	Salzburg	Greece		2-1	European Champ.
 46      1  26- 6-08	Wien		Russia		3-0	European Champ.
 47      1  29- 6-08	Wien		Germany		1-0	European Champ.
 48  2   3  20- 8-08	København	Denmark		3-0	
 49      3   6- 9-08	Murcia		Bosnia-Herzeg.	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 50      3  10- 9-08	Albacete	Armenia		4-0	World Cup Qualifier
 51      3  11-10-08	Tallinn		Estonia		3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 52      3  15-10-08	Brussel		Belgium		2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 53      3  19-11-08	Villarreal	Chile		3-0	
 54      3  11- 2-09	Sevilla		England		2-0	
 55      3  28- 3-09	Madrid		Turkey		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 56  1   4   1- 4-09	Istanbul	Turkey		2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 57      4   9- 6-09	Baku		Azerbaijan	6-0	
 58      4  14- 6-09	Rustenburg	New Zealand	5-0	Confederations Cup
 59      4  17- 6-09	Bloemfontein	Iraq		1-0	Confederations Cup
 60      4  24- 6-09	Bloemfontein	United States	0-2	Confederations Cup
 61  1   5  28- 6-09	Rustenburg	South Africa	3-2 	Confederations Cup
 62      5  12- 8-09	Skopje		Macedonia	3-2	
 63      5   5- 9-09	La Coruña	Belgium		5-0	World Cup Qualifier
 64      5  14-10-09	Zenica		Bosnia-Herzeg.	5-2	World Cup Qualifier
 65  2   7  14-11-09	Madrid		Argentina	2-1	
 66      7   3- 3-10	Saint-Denis	France		2-0	
 67  1   8  29- 5-10	Innsbruck	Saudi Arabia	3-2	
 68      8   3- 6-10	Innsbruck	South Korea	1-0	
 69  1   9   8- 6-10	Murcia		Poland		6-0	
 70      9  16- 6-10	Durban		Switzerland	0-1	World Cup
 71      9  21- 6-10	Johannesburg	Honduras	2-0	World Cup
 72      9  25- 6-10	Pretoria	Chile		2-1	World Cup
 73      9  29- 6-10	Cape Town	Portugal	1-0	World Cup
 74      9   3- 7-10	Johannesburg	Paraguay	1-0	World Cup
 75      9   7- 7-10	Durban		Germany		1-0	World Cup
 76      9  11- 7-10	Johannesburg	Netherlands	1-0	World Cup
 77      9  11- 8-10	Cdad. de México	Mexico		1-1	
 78      9   3- 9-10	Vaduz		Liechtenstein	4-0	European Ch. Qual.
 79      9   7- 9-10	Buenos Aires	Argentina	1-4	
 80      9  12-10-10	Glasgow		Scotland	3-2	European Ch. Qual.
 81      9  17-11-10	Lisboa		Portugal	0-4	
 82      9   9- 2-11	Madrid		Colombia	1-0	
 83      9  25- 3-11	Granada		Czech Republic	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 84      9  29- 3-11	Kaunas		Lithuania	3-1	European Ch. Qual.
 85      9   4- 6-11	Foxboro		United States	4-0	
 86  1  10   7- 6-11	Puerto La Cruz	Venezuela	3-0	
 87  1  11  10- 8-11	Bari		Italy		1-2	
 88     11   2- 9-11	Sankt Gallen	Chile		3-2	
 89     11   6- 9-11	Logroño		Liechtenstein	6-0	European Ch. Qual.
 90  1  12   7-10-11    Praha		Czech Republic  2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 91     12  12-11-11    London          England         0-1
 92     12  15-11-11    San José        Costa Rica      2-2
 93	12  29- 2-12	Málaga		Venezuela	5-0
 94	12  26- 5-12	Sankt Gallen	Serbia		2-0
 95  1	13  30- 5-12	Bern		South Korea	4-1
 96	13   5- 6-12	Sevilla		China		1-0
 97	13  10- 6-12	Gdansk		Italy		1-1	European Champ.
 98	13  14- 6-12	Gdansk		Ireland		4-0	European Champ.
 99	13  18- 6-12	Gdansk		Croatia		1-0	European Champ.
100  2	15  23- 6-12	Donetsk		France		2-0	European Champ.
101	15  27- 6-12	Donetsk		Portugal  	0-0 [2]	European Champ.
102	15   1- 7-12	Kyiv		Italy		4-0	European Champ.
103	15  15- 8-12	Bayamón		Puerto Rico	2-1
104	15  11- 9-12	Tbilisi		Georgia		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
105	15  12-10-12	Minsk		Belarus		4-0	World Cup Qualifier
106	15  16-10-12	Madrid		France		1-1	World Cup Qualifier
107	15  26- 3-13	Saint-Denis	France		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
108     15  16-11-13    Malabo          Equat. Guinea   2-1 [!]
109	15  19-11-13	Johannesburg	South Africa	0-1
110     15   5- 3-14    Madrid          Italy           1-0
111     15   7- 6-14    Washington DC	El Salvador     2-0
112  1  16  13- 6-14    Salvador	Netherlands     1-5	World Cup
113     16  18- 6-14    Rio de Janeiro  Chile           0-2	World Cup
114     16  23- 6-14    Curitiba	Australia       3-0	World Cup

[!] the match against Equatorial Guinea is not considered a full international
    by FIFA (too many substitutions) but it is official for the RFEF

[1] Abandoned at 60’ by rain.
[2] Spain won 4-2 on penalty kicks.

Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   114    88   13   13   244-  80     189       82.89


Types of             Matches  Goals

Friendlies      	51	 9
World Cup Qualifier	18	 1
World Cup		13	 2
European Ch. Qualifier	16	 1
European Championship	12	 2
Confederations Cup	 4	 1

Total caps / goals:    114	16



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Last updated: 24 Jul 2014

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