Jurgen Klopp Had To Walk Out Of Live Sky Sports Interview In Tears
The Merseyside outfit were confirmed champions on Thursday evening after Manchester City fell to a 2-1 defeat against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Klopp joined Sky Sports almost immediately after the title was won and it was an emotional affair.
Jurgen Klopp getting emotional after talking about Liverpool winning the Premier League! :cry: :red_circle:. :trophy: pic.twitter.com/quhO11JoY1
- Football Daily (@footballdaily) June 25, 2020
Donned in a Liverpool shirt, the German coach chatted with Reds legends Graeme Souness, Phil Thompson and Kenny Dalglish.
As the interview came to a close, the 53-year-old battled through tears and stated: "I have no real words. I never would have thought I would feel like this.
"I'm completely overwhelmed. It's just...I'm sorry gentlemen," before leaving the room.
Fans have reacted to the tear-jerking interview and they're full of love for Klopp.
Listening to #Klopp interview and crying into my mouth. A new summer tradition #19 #champions pic.twitter.com/EkasOWhHAO
- NY KOPITES (@NYCKOPITES) June 25, 2020
Klopp crying his eyes out, can you remember the last Premier League winning manager doing that ?
- English Bob :flag_black: (@EnglishBob1) June 25, 2020
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Klopp left crying :sob::sob:
Someone tell him I'd run through bricks for him
- :crocodile:* (@Purvikish) June 25, 2020
Jurgen Klopp crying on Sky Sports 1 in his Liverpool shirt is making me even more emotional and I cannot cope :sob::sob::sob::sob::sob::sob::sob::sob::sob::sob::sob::sob::sob::fire: #30yearwaitover pic.twitter.com/sINWFgxrcT
- Jack Duncan:rose::flag_white:️:rainbow: (@JackDunc1) June 25, 2020
Jürgen Klopp got overwhelmed and dipped from the call so we didn't see him crying. :sob::sob::sob:
- October Aeowyn (@OctoberAeowyn) June 25, 2020
Elated - then saw Klopp crying and I was in tears, now back to elated. Is this what it feels like to be an Arsenal fan every week?
- Sean Howes (@showes12) June 25, 2020
In the interview, Klopp also paid tribute to Dalglish as well as former club captain Steven Gerrard.
"This is for Kenny you had to wait. Stevie you too. I know how much this means to everyone."
'It's for our supporters, it's for you out there.' :heart::trophy:
Jurgen Klopp joins Sky Sports live after Liverpool were crowned Premier League champions! :red_circle::fire:
Watch our special reaction show live on Sky Sports News now: https://t.co/B16sdyjs7x pic.twitter.com/L1bHCvie4f
- Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) June 25, 2020
Captain Jordan Henderson also spoke to Sky Sports in the broadcast and it was clear to see he was also in ecstasy.
Liverpool have clinched the title with seven games to spare and could receive a guard of honour from City when they face-off next Thursday.
Featured Image Credit: Sky Sports