Fernando Alonso, Scuderia Ferrari
Fernando Alonso, Scuderia Ferrari

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Fernando Alonso has a new girlfriend, according to reports and photographs in the Italian, Spanish, German and Swiss media.

Just before Christmas, the Ferrari driver announced his split with wife and Spanish rock singer Raquel del Rosario.

Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that he has now linked up with Russian born Swiss model Xenia Tchoumitcheva, 24.

Sonntagsblick newspaper quoted Tchoumitcheva, already nicknamed 'Tschumi' by the German tabloid Bild, as confirming she is "great friends" with the former double world champion. Photos of the new couple were published by the Basque newspaper Diario Vasco.