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Video - Goal of the season contender from Xabi Alonso

SoccerBy Kevin Palmer
Alonso was mobbed by his team-mates after wonder strike
Alonso was mobbed by his team-mates after wonder strike

Xabi Alonso scored a few memorable long range goals during his Liverpool days and he produced another cracker in Bayern Munich's German Cup game against Darmstadt on Tuesday night.

Bayern were a long way from being at their best as they saw off Darmstadt 98 in a German Cup tie, but the occasion will be remembered for a screamer of a goal from Alonso.

The goal was a highlight amid another disappointing display from Bayern Munich, with Pep Guardiola's side likely to welcome the winter break in German football as they look to recharge their burners.