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Video: Xabi Alonso with a contender for worst corner of all time

Published 05/11/2015 | 09:25

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Bayern Munich's Xabi Alonso vie for the ball
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Bayern Munich's Xabi Alonso vie for the ball

Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso took one of the worst corner kicks of this or any other season in his side’s Champions League game against Arsenal on Wednesday night.

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While the final outcome of a one-sided contest was never in doubt, the attempts of former Liverpool midfielder Alonso to make best use of a threatening set-piece merely led to one of those classic clips that will be played time and time again.

Just in case you missed it, here is Alonso making us all feel better about our Sunday league skills and just for the record, this corner was taken by a two-time Champions League winner.

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