Alex Jones took a light-hearted swipe at ex-footballer Jamie Redknapp when she introduced him on The One Show this evening. The BBC magazine show host compared the pundit to King of the Jungle Harry Redknapp as she revealed Jamie wasn’t her “favourite” out of the father-and-son duo.
Alex introduced: “Waiting on the subs bench down in our green room is tonight’s guest
“Ex-footballer and pundit who earned a nickname as one of the Spice Boys in the 90s,” Chris added.
Alex quipped: “It’s our second favourite Redknapp, Jamie Redknapp is with us.”
“Oh not really Jamie, you’re number one,” she quickly added.
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The One Show: Jamie Redknapp was snubbed by Alex Jones (Image: BBC)
The One Show: Alex compared the ex-footballer to his father (Image: BBC)
“No I know I’m number two it’s fine,” Jamie hit back.
“Say hi to your dad,” The One Show presenter cheekily remarked.
“Where did the Spice Boy nickname come from originally?” Alex asked.
Jamie replied: “I think where it came from obviously the Spice Girls were around at the time and the team I played in didn’t produce and win as much as they should so we got unkindly nicknamed the Spice Boys.
The One Show: Jamie luckily saw the funny side of the the snub (Image: BBC)
“I wish we had been as successful as the Spice