Shaqiri’s first day at LFC | Exclusive behind-the-scenes access

Shaqiri’s first day at LFC | Exclusive behind-the-scenes access

When did you fly in? – Last night?
– Yeah. Where from? From Zurich. How long do you have off? I need to speak to the gaffer. He wants you tomorrow? I think so, yeah! Hi, I’m Andy, I’m the doctor. Nice to meet you. The way today’s going to work is,
we’ll spend about 45 minutes just getting a little bit of history.
We’ll then get the heart doctor to come in, do a cardiac screen on you, which I’m sure
you probably had before the World Cup. Yeah. Then send you into the MRI scanner, which I’m afraid is gonna take
about an hour and a half, so we’ll scan both ankles,
both knees, both hips, lower back. – Morning.
– Good morning. I’m just gonna take
some blood if that’s OK. – John, club photographer.
– Nice to meet you, hey. Nice to meet you, congratulations. – Thank you.
– Little bit early, but… later on there’ll be more congratulations. Yeah, thank you. Do you want 23? I don’t know, what is free? – That’s your number…
– Yeah, normally, yeah. Right, OK, so what we’re gonna
do now is an examination then an ECG, then a heart scan,
and that should all be OK. – Happy with that?
– Perfect, yeah. Let’s go through. OK, so you’re just gonna take your top off,
come and sit yourself on the couch here. Do you ever get nervous during a medical? No. Never. Do you have any other Liverpool connection? Any friends or family… Swiss players, no?
A few played here. Stephane Henchoz? Yeah, Degen too, no? Any family, friends big Liverpool fans? Yeah, a lot of friends, they are Liverpool. Of course Liverpool have big fans,
all over the world. More than in England, all over the world. It’s a neuro-psychometric test,
measures your reaction speed, your memory,
your quickness of eye movement. All finished. Oh, perfect. We’re going to go to Melwood,
to the training ground, to sign the contract. And obviously to see the gaffer, I think. I wanted to come four years ago too,
so I’m really happy that I’m here and I can’t wait to start with this big club. The coach was also very important for me. I know the coach from Germany too.
Since he came here he changed the football and I think the club is like a family, and that was also very important for me. How are you? You good? Congratulations. How are you? Yeah, good, man, you? Welcome, man. Thank you. This is Chris. All right, mate, nice to meet you. Nice to meet you. Ricky, nice to meet you, you OK? Xherdan, welcome to Liverpool Football Club. How happy are you
to have this deal done now? First of all, thank you, I’m very happy
to be here and it’s a huge club, with big history, big players
and a fantastic coach, so I’m really glad and happy to be here. As a player you always want
to be on the biggest stage in football, and I think Liverpool… You know, a few years ago I wanted
to come too, so it didn’t happen, so I’m really happy that now,
finally I’m here. Yeah, I want to improve myself too, I want to be with the best and I want
to win titles, and that’s why I’m here. OK. Come on. LAUGHTER You’ve scored your first goal
in front of the Kop! Have you done this before? GINI: Wait, wait, I’ll come and sit next to him. LAUGHTER Big smiles. That’s good. OK. THEY SPEAK FRENCH What’s happening, you OK, mate? How are you? Very good, mate, very good. OK, big smiles. Good. That’s good. Shake hands, will you, guys? Hi, guys, we just signed
the new deal here at Liverpool, I’m very happy to be here and
I can’t wait to start the season at Anfield. And, eh, you’ll never walk alone.

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  2. KOSOVO = SRBJIA, What does that mean? X. Shaqiri originally came from Serbia, and his is now a disgrace to the beloved nation he was born in.

    Albania are brave midgets, while Serbia might be small, but they are also strong 💪🇷🇸💪

  3. He’s rockin em yeezys

  4. Fast forward a year or so and big shaq is playing that well he is starting more and more. What a signing, got to be 1 of the best signing money wise of premier league era

  5. I love this team 😍

  6. He kinda looks like a make a wish foundation kid next to Jurgen

  7. He looks like a juice bomb ! After this footy career he could be a bodybuilder the stocky midget !! Lol !! Proper steal for 15 mil !!

  8. He is the best player..

  9. Great player… big person

  10. คุณเก่งมากเซอร์ดานชาคิรี👨👏

  11. Big Shaq🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱

  12. Gde bas siptara da kupite idioti jedni !!!

  13. We got u cheap but let’s be honest u have been shambles lately

  14. big shaq socks are tight

  15. What happened to Gini's pants 😂😂😂

  16. Every time Shaqiri gets fouled I say "CHILD ABUSE"

  17. Nije smeo na Marakanu?A?

  18. The nicest guy in football, one of my favourite players

  19. Shaqiri needs to play more he's been a good signing you can't say he hasn't been

  20. YNWA I love Shaqiri


  22. Shaqiri shum mir veq vazhdo numër 1 si messi

  23. He should play more often, I think he adds a lot of value to the team

  24. Sedi picko na klupi.

  25. Shaq in for vs southampton

  26. Wow i never knew that a player has to fullfill a lot of formalities before joining a club

  27. 🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱🇦🇱

  28. Shaqiri great player he is very good with all player but actually am always happy when his playing mo salah score gols very good pass from shaqiki always

  29. Thats why mo salah didn't score much because shaqiki wasn't playing ,tell this to the manager please

  30. He says “I wanted to come 4 yers ago but it didn’t happen “ btw I know we r not the most glamorous club but I’m assuming he’s already forgotten all the money stoke gave for lumbering around on a football pitch and then sitting in the treatment room for days on end just proves he never wanted to sign for and he just saw it as a pathway to a more glamorous team! Sounds like someone else I know

  31. This guy's a grab

  32. Looking back what a signing he has been just wish he played alot more now YNWA

  33. Best player for dhe beanch

  34. Cruelly underutilized this season!!

  35. anyone here after the game vs Barca

  36. Thank you for the translation🙏🏻♥️

  37. Wijnaldum seems like such a nice guy

  38. Love yoo Liverpool

  39. My god what not a Bust he is…

  40. 4:36 they didn't know that they would make history by creating and scoring the goal to equalise the tie against Barcelona

  41. My little tank! Elhamdulillah!

  42. Big shaks a freshy

  43. Picko mala siptarska duvaj ga

  44. shaqiri thang you

  45. shaqiri is the best player in liverpool

  46. Love you saqiri 😚

  47. he is doped out hes head

  48. สุดยอด

  49. Shaqiri and Keita to each other:Semosesesesosmsjrhfjsmjdnfhdjskksnsesehahahaha…

  50. If he was more than 50 cm tall he could play rugby. 😁😁😁

  51. So happy to have him in LFC squad, brilliant

  52. Who's here after liverpool announced shaqiri will be available for transfer?

  53. I like his attitude and character

  54. Honestly Gini is very welcoming. Even brewster talked about him

  55. That cross he made vs Barcelona was epic. Gave me chills down my spine and made me choose once in for all the Reds as a team I'll support for the rest of my life. An American Revs supporter.

  56. He gives me a feeling of Tom Hardy

  57. Has nice legs mashallah

  58. 4:23 Ladies and gentlemen, we got him.

  59. He choose the right team .

  60. Liverpool you're the best team im the world

  61. 3 year deal as head steward…Boxer is spitting out him.

  62. I think he's cute when smiling

  63. Uh that transfer worth it

  64. Fuckin Albanian

  65. Shaqiri is kosovo

  66. Was ein dummes Arschloch

  67. shaq, chill with the manscaping

  68. 11 months later, a champions league winner with liverpool

  69. Our lucky charm.

  70. Best footballing little person on the planet.

  71. Alpine messi in the house

  72. What? It was raining in Liverpool? What a surprise!

  73. I am so happy
    We signed him for 15m

  74. i think he looks like an humunculus. good Player tho

  75. Looks like Klopp is taking the photo

  76. 6:39 Shaqiri says something about Kosovo and Serbia. Can anybody translate?

  77. Bezzies: Gini and Qiri please!

  78. Grande giocatore Shakiri

  79. I dont know why i was crying!?!?

  80. Van den berg first day

  81. 6:23…We will make History!!!!!

  82. 4:24 typical albanian handshake LMAOOOO.

  83. 1:45 Imagine when he said this to Fekir LOL, that would've been cruel

  84. Shakiri is still waiting on that bench…

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