Jurgen Klopp is one of the most entertaining characters in soccer. Heck, the Liverpool manager is one of the most entertaining characters in sports. And after his team dealt Manchester City its first loss of the season with an excellent performance on Sunday, Klopp might have given one of the best postgame interviews ever.
It had everything. It had actual, insightful analysis and insight. It had genuine answers. Most of all, it had personality.
Oh, and it had an F-bomb – which isn’t in the above clip, but is right here:
Klopp just gave the best 30 seconds of post match interview I’ve ever seen. Complete with f-bomb on live tv.
— Zecharias Mengis (@TheMengisKhan) January 14, 2018
Klopp was buzzing as he strode to NBC Sports Network’s pitchside desk. Before he answered a question, he checked to make sure he was talking to an audience in the United States, then gave a quick shoutout to his “boss” – Liverpool chairman Tom Werner and the rest of Fenway Sports Group, the American company that owns Liverpool.
“You can have a look at this game in different ways,” Klopp said. “You can look at it as a manager and say, OK, we could have done this and than better. Or you can look at it as a football fan and say, ‘What the f— was that?'”
After Arlo White reacted with an immediate apology, Klopp said, “I thought in America it’s OK?”
Brilliant. Klopp is the best. And he’s a pretty darn good manager, too.
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