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Xabi Alonso explains how hard it was to defend against Lionel Messi and Barcelona

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The former midfielder has been talking about the GOAT

Real Madrid CF v FC Barcelona - Copa del Rey - Semi Final First Leg Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images

Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has been trying to explain how Los Blancos used to try and defend against Barcelona and Lionel Messi.

Alonso got his tactics board out to try and highlight Real Madrid’s tactics when facing Messi while Jose Mourinho was in charge.

The former midfielder has already hung up his boots and is currently coaching Real Madrid’s Infantil A team and what he says is pretting interesting,

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