Video: Xabi Alonso is a nervous patient

Posted by - August 5, 2009 - Football videos, Liverpool, Transfer News and Gossip

Man who secured dream move or man on deathbed?

It is hardly a big secret that Xabi Alonso was desperate to join Real Madrid, but it seems his big move turned out to be a bit of an anti-climax. The ex-Liverpool midfielder could not even muster the trademark cheesy grin favoured by soon-to-be galacticos during the very public Real medical procedure.

Alonso seemed to believe he had been called in for a prostate examination. Even as the assembled photographers begged for a Cristiano Ronaldo-style thumbs up, Alonso couldn’t shift his face past its pensive setting.

  • wllmhll

    for a guy who plays in front of a packed stadium every week of the season, hes uncomfortable with the media attention.

  • The Binocular

    Playing alongside Kaka and Ronaldo is a highly attractive proposition.

    To the guy above me, it’s totally different facing the media and the crowd.

    However, Alonso should have waited a year