Jurgen Klopp’s reaction to Liverpool’s 2020 Premier League win is heartbreaking
Liverpool look highly unlikely to win the Premier League this season.
With Manchester City holding a nine-point lead and having dropped just two points since October, the Reds look powerless to prevent Pep Guardiola from winning a fourth title in just five seasons.
However, even if the Citizens create the dynasty that another Premier League crown would secure, Liverpool can hold their heads high as the side that saved Guardiola to five straight wins.
Liverpool’s 2019/20 win
Furthermore, Liverpool’s historic 2019/20 triumph not only ended the club’s 30-year wait for a title, but it also saw them become one of England’s greatest ever champions. with an epic total of 99 points.
And that legendary achievement will always be attributed in large part to the phenomenal work of Jurgen Klopp, who has worked wonders on Merseyside since taking office in October 2015.
To think that Klopp inherited a Liverpool side barely competing for Champions League places and made them the second-biggest Premier League winners in just five years is truly something special.
Klopp’s reaction to Premier League glory
Even if it turns out to be the only league title the German brings to Anfield, it will always be an emotional and unforgettable title, with the man himself feeling the gravity of the occasion when it comes. is produced.
In fact, almost two years later, Klopp’s interview with Sky Sports the day after Liverpool were confirmed as champions continues to powerfully prove why he is such a club legend.
In a heartbreaking conversation that had many Kopite gushing, the 52-year-old showed remarkable class as he thanked everyone from Sir Kenny Dalglish and Steven Gerrard who have battled Liverpool’s title drought.
Klopp’s touching interview after title win
According to talkSPORTKlopp remarked with emotion during his tearful interview: “Knowing how much Kenny has supported us, this is for you.
“He’s waited 30 years and it’s for Stevie [Gerrard] who waited a long time. The boys look up to you all and it’s easy for me to motivate the team because of our great history.
“It was really tense for 100 minutes of the City game, I didn’t really want to be involved but you are when you watch it. It’s an incredible achievement from my players and it’s a huge joy for me to train them.
“I didn’t wait 30 years, I’ve been here for four and a half years, but it’s quite an achievement, especially with the three-month break because nobody knew if we could continue.
“It’s a great moment, I don’t really have words. I’m completely overwhelmed. I never thought I would feel like this!” 😭
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) June 26, 2020
Could there have been a more perfect way for Klopp to mark such a historic occasion?
Love for Klopp at Liverpool
Gerrard may never have won a Premier League title during his own decorated career, but he will almost certainly have been moved the moment Liverpool broke their curse and Klopp took his hat off to him.
Sure, it may have been Klopp’s Herculean labor that ended Liverpool’s long wait for Premier League glory, but it wouldn’t have been possible without all the foundations laid by his esteemed ancestors.
History runs through everything at Liverpool Football Club, so how much of the same can be said for Klopp’s victory speech. He will be adored at Anfield forever and a day.