Verstappen rounded on an interviewer in the main FIA press conference after qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix when asked as to the potential for another wheel-to-wheel battle with Hamilton in the race.
The Red Bull driver vented his fury, using expletives to get his point across that he had run out of patience with the line of questioning.
As a driver that has gone up against Hamilton in past title fights, it led to two-time champion Alonso being asked as to whether he could understand Verstappen's emotions.
"I didn't see the press conference but I feel, probably, what they are experiencing now, especially Max because he is the younger guy fighting with a legend, a champion," replied Alonso.
"He is not British so it will always be more difficult for him, so let's see."
Alonso sees potential with Hamilton Verstappen ahead on grid
Alonso has the opportunity to extend his five-race scoring streak when he starts from ninth on the grid at the Hungaroring.
The 40-year-old, who is arguably racing as well as he has done throughout his career, believes there are strong possibilities for a high finish given the field ahead of him.
Hamilton starts from pole but is on the medium tyre compared to Verstappen directly behind him on the soft compound.
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