EU leader Jean-Claude Junker and Brexit leader Nigel Farage are political opponents, and their tense relationship was played out ahead of the European Debate today.
In a photograph captured of the two politicians, they appear to be making jovial conversation, but a body language expert has claimed the two are far from friendly.
Junker, 62, is seen in the image highlighting a document, while Farage, 53, stands above him clutching documents.
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“We shouldn't be too fooled by the semi-jovial facial expression of Farage and Juncker in this pose as in political terms it all about power-play and winning a status point,” Judi told Express.co.uk.
Judi claims Farage’s facial expression shows that he is more than aware of his position in the exchange.
“He was losing out on the power battle thanks to a schoolboy error in his choreography of the scene,” she said.
Judi claims Junker is almost ignoring the former-leader of UKIP by remaining