Jurgen Klopp has described it as a “f***ing sensation” that he is the manager of Liverpool.
Klopp was appointed Liverpool manager in October 2015, and has overseen dramatic improvement at Anfield.
The club will head into the Champions League final against Real Madrid on May 26 in the German’s second full season in charge.
Klopp admits he is still taken aback at the fact he is managing the club after being completely mugged off by his teacher at school.
“I do what I love, I really do what I love and that’s the biggest thing,” he told the Daily Mirror. “When I passed my A levels, the school head said in front of all the other students: ‘I hope you do something in football otherwise I’m not optimistic for you!’
“It was really hard. It was really hard in that moment I can tell you. But I sit here today and I can train a club like Liverpool…it still feels like a f***ing sensation. It’s unbelievable!
“I felt something special immediately when [FSG president] Mike Gordon called me. I was not ready, I thought it made sense that I had one year off. But I really knew, ok, that is one club that I can not say no to.”
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