Jürgen Klopp is famously known as the club manager who has done some marvelous job for Liverpool FC of England. He is considered one of the elite coaches, including Diego Simeone, Pep Guardiola, and Zinedine Zidane. Back in the year 1987 Jürgen Klopp started as a football player, and he played sports till the year 2001. Finally, he decided to keep his boots locked and start his career as a club manager, which he excelled as same as he did as a football player.
Biography of Jürgen Klopp
Jürgen Klopp one of the renowned Liverpool manager in the year 1967 of June 16th as Christened Jürgen Norbert Klopp in West Germany (Stuggart). He was raised alongside his two sisters who are elder to him in Glatten by their parents named Elisabeth and Norbert who were both much important in his early childhood and shaping his career as a football player.
Though he does not know as one of the best and elite coaches around, he picked football since his childhood, and when he was only five years old, he started his youth career in football. Initially, he stayed only at SV Glatten and in the year 1983 he moved to TuS Ergenzingen. He started his senior career with 1 — Fc Pforzheim in the year 1987. From primary of his footballing career from 1990 to 2001, he was with Mainz 05. By the time he decided on retirement, he already played 325 games for the club. Therefore, it is not news that the club immediately offered him the position of the club manager after his retirement.
Jürgen Klopp started his career in coaching with Mainz 05, and he managed the club for seven years. During this period, he took the club in 2004 to Bundesliga for the first time in the history. In the previous two attempts, he kept the team marginally away from the win and pushed them to finish in 4th place. Unfortunately, in the 2006-2007 season, Mainz was again relegated. And unable to bring the team up in the top position he eventually resigned in next season.
In the year 2008, he was also appointed at Bundesliga team (Borussia Dortmund) to manage the team as they finished at 13th place in the previous season. After Jürgen Klopp joined the team won the first season at DFB-Supercup and in the Bundesliga, he led the team finish at sixth position. Next season he pushed the team to win the game in the fifth position and eventually in the 2011 and 2012 the team won the Bundesliga title. In the same year, they also won the final of FB-Pokal that provided them historic win with a first-ever domestic double. Jürgen Klopp left Dortmund by the end of the 2014-15 season. When he finally took the team to UEFA Champions League Finals in the year 2013, it was last season, and afterward, Jürgen Klopp left Dortmund.
In the year 2015, Jürgen Klopp took the decision of signing a deal with EPL or English Premier League club to manage it for the next three years. Later, in the year 2015-16 season, he acts as their guide to UEFA Europa League final but unfortunately lost out to Sevilla. In the same season, Liverpool also scored the second position just behind Chelsea. In the year 2018, Jürgen Klopp appeared again for the finals of UEFA Champions League finals, but still, he lost as his goalkeeper Loris Karius made two errors and Mohammed Salah was injured in the field that saw the win of reading Madrid against Liverpool by submitting a final score of 1-3.
Jürgen Klopp was always recognized in the year 2011 and 2012 for many of his achievements, especially in the year 2016 (September) he got the title of German Football Manager of the year. He also wins the title of EPL Manager of the month.
Family of Jürgen Klopp – His wife, brother, and sister
Most people think that Jürgen Klopp does not have a brother or sibling. However, Jürgen Klopp was bought up along his two sisters named, Isolde Reich and Stefanie Klopp.
Jürgen Klopp, in his personal life, is married twice. First, he got married to Sabine Klopp. However, there is no information about the date or year when the two tied their knot. The coupled later in the year 2001 parted their ways with a divorce. With Sabine Jürgen Klopp also have a son named Marc Klopp. He also started playing football. Unfortunately, due to an injury, Marc had to quit football.
In the year 2005 Jürgen Klopp got married to Ulla Sandrock. The two met each other when Jürgen Klopp was with Mainz as manager. Ulla that time was divorced and was working as a waitress, and she also has a son. Together, the couple does not have a child.
Weight and Height of Jürgen Klopp
Being a professional footballer and later the football club manager Jürgen Klopp has always maintained his health and physique. He has an athletic build and right height despite the fact who does not have his age on his side. He stands tall at a height of six feet and four inches and maintains the weight of 83 kg.
Though Jürgen Klopp does not have much successful career as manager and football player, he has the passion and respect for the game. He also managed to win some big moments by registering past achievements during his career as a manager. He is always an inspiration for many budding players and existing footballers.
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