Advert

Latest

2 hours ago
Advert
2 hours ago
Advert

Most Popular

a day ago
Advert

Jurgen Klopp Tells Liverpool Fans To 'Put Your Hands Away You F**king Idiots'

Jurgen Klopp Tells Liverpool Fans To 'Put Your Hands Away You F**king Idiots'

Jurgen Klopp took issue with some Liverpool supporters offering their hands prior to the Champions League round of 16 second leg against Atletico Madrid.

As Klopp and the players made their way out of the tunnel to the Anfield pitch for their pre-match warm-ups, many fans sat near the tunnel were looking to get a high-five off their heroes.

Advert

But in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Liverpool boss told them: "Put your hands away you f*cking idiots!". The fans did exactly that, with the exchange caught on camera.


Advert

Both Klopp and his opposite number Diego Simeone exchanged elbows as a precautionary measure but not after Simeone went for the handshake before he remembered.

In his pre-match press conference prior to this game. Klopp tore into a Madrid-based journalist when asked if he was afraid of his players catching the coronavirus by playing football.

An angry Klopp snapped back with: "Are you from Madrid? You live in Madrid - are you not concerned?"

When the journalist responded by stating he 'wasn't playing football', Klopp said: "That's not that special. Playing football is just a game.

"We are not the society, we are only are part of society and we should all be worried in the same time.

"That's exactly what I don't like - you sit and ask me this question, but you flew from Madrid to here. So stay there - they've closed schools and you're obviously concerned.

"But you think football is worth it to travel or whatever. So that's our common problem - we play football, but we cannot stop it (the spread of the virus) with football. We do what we have to do."

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Football, Jurgen Klopp, Champions League

Josh Lawless

Josh is a writer who specialises in football and wrestling. He has been published by Curzon Ashton FC, Late Tackle, Manchester City FC, The Mirror, Read Man City and Manchester Evening News. He provides coverage of professional wrestling and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the field - including the first UK interview with The Hardy Boyz after their return to WWE. He has never sported a pair of Lonsdale Slip-ons, contrary to reports.

 

Next Up

Jurgen Klopp Tells Liverpool Fans To 'Put Your Hands Away You F**king Idiots'

Jurgen Klopp Tells Liverpool Fans To 'Put Your Hands Away You F**king Idiots'

24 days ago