WATCH: Xabi Alonso opens the Bundesliga season with a long-range screamer

Bayern Munich were facing Werder Bremen on the opening weekend

Bayern Munich, Xabi Alonso, Werder Bremen

Bayern's Xabi Alonso, center, smiles after scoring his side's opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and SV Werder Bremen at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, Germany, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

As Liverpool fans will know, Xabi Alonso has an eye for goal from distance.

And the honorary Meathman - he spent a few weeks in the county as an exchange student - was dangerous again from distance on Friday night.

The Bayern Munich midfielder was up against Werder Bremen on the opening night of this season's Bundesliga season when he did this: