Some players go through their football careers with a heavy, heavy dose of bad luck and misfortune. It does not matter how talented they are of their potential threshold for turning into a world beater. The career of a footballer is often cruel.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is one of these such stars. The England international has been dealt the toughest of hands and had to walk the path less traveled. Now, however, he finds himself very much in the last chance saloon.
At a club like Liverpool - only this week celebrating a one year anniversary since they finally ended a 30-year wait to be crowned champions of England - things move fast.