Birth Name: Xabier Alonso Olano
Place of Birth: Tolosa, Spain
Date of Birth: 25 November, 1981
Ethnicity: Spanish Basque
Xabi Alonso is a Spanish professional footballer and football manager. He is of Basque ethnicity.
Xabi is the son of Periko Alonso (Miguel Ángel Alonso Oyarbide) and Isabel Olano. His father is a footballer who represented Spain as Internationa level, and who was born in Tolosa, Basque Country, Spain.
Xabi has stated, “Mi madre es la representación típica del matriarcado vasco” (my mother is the typical representation of Basque matriarchy).
Xabi is married to Nagore Aranburu, with whom he has three children.