Jürgen Klopp

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Jürgen Klopp
Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool vs. Chelsea, UEFA Super Cup 2019-08-14 04.jpg
Klopp with Liverpool at the 2019 UEFA Super Cup
Personal information
Full name Jürgen Norbert Klopp[1]
Date of birth (1967-06-16) 16 June 1967 (age 55)[2]
Place of birth Stuttgart, West Germany[3]
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)[4]
Position(s)
Club information
Current team
Liverpool (manager)
Youth career
1972–1983 SV Glatten
1983–1987 TuS Ergenzingen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987 1. FC Pforzheim 4 (0)
1987–1988 Eintracht Frankfurt II
1988–1989 Viktoria Sindlingen
1989–1990 Rot-Weiss Frankfurt 0 (0)
1990–2001 Mainz 05 325 (52)
Teams managed
2001–2008 Mainz 05
2008–2015 Borussia Dortmund
2015– Liverpool
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jürgen Norbert Klopp (born 16 June 1967) is a German professional football manager and former player. He is the current manager of Premier League club Liverpool. He also managed and played for 1. FSV Mainz 05, and later managed Borussia Dortmund from 2008 to 2015. Klopp is responsible for revolutionising Liverpool FC, and won their 6th Champions League and first Premier League.

Klopp was born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. He is married and has two children. He is a Protestant Christian.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Malam, Charlie (24 December 2015). "From Mainz to Merseyside: What does the next chapter hold in the Jürgen Klopp story?". Vavel. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  2. "Jürgen Klopp League Managers Association profile". League Managers Association. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  3. "Profile: New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp". Shoot. 9 October 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  4. "Jürgen Klopp" (in German). 1. FSV Mainz 05. Archived from the original on 13 June 1998. Retrieved 7 August 2022.
  5. "12 reasons Jurgen Klopp will love Liverpool as a city". Liverpool Echo. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2016.

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