Jurgen Klopp: The Truth Behind Viral Photo of Liverpool Boss Walking Alone at Anfield

Jurgen Klopp: The Truth Behind Viral Photo of Liverpool Boss Walking Alone at Anfield

Rene Otinga
updated at May 16, 2024 at 6:01 AM
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  • A photo of Jurgen Klopp alone at Anfield has gone viral
  • The outgoing Liverpool boss is in his last week at the club
  • His final game will be against Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Jurgen Klopp recently sent emotions among fans running high after he was spotted alone at Anfield, just days before his final game as Liverpool manager.

Klopp’s nine-year tenure at Liverpool is set to come to an end, with the German set to leave the club after the final home game against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Jurgen Klopp is set to manage his last game as Liverpool manager on May 19 when the Reds host Wolves. Photo: Chris Brunskill.
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The German will leave Anfield as the club’s greatest manager in the Premier League era, having secured all major trophies, including an unprecedented Premier League title in 2020.

Emotions are expected to run high over the weekend during Klopp’s final game. Still, Liverpool fans have already had a glimpse of what is to come in future after images of their departing manager walking alone leaked.

In the images, Klopp stands at Anfield’s centre circle, almost like he is soaking in the atmosphere one last time.

Mail Sport reports that the 56-year-old was also spotted at the grandstand, where he is assumed to be filming a farewell video.

Why was Klopp alone at Anfield?

According to talkSPORT, there is a valid reason behind Klopp’s visit to Anfield days before the Wolves game.

The German tactician was scheduled to be at Liverpool’s home ground for an event, and the report claims Liverpool staff wanted to give Klopp a proper farewell and appreciate him for his nine-year tenure with the Reds.

All six major trophies Klopp won as Liverpool manager were on full display, and it is believed the manager had a Q and A session with those present.

Liverpool academy coach, Mike Yates, was one of the attendees at the event.

"An absolute privilege listening to the Boss at Anfield today, thanking and talking to all staff about managing our club, the city and its people…what a man. “We did it The Liverpool Way” Danke Jurgen." Yates wrote on X.

Klopp’s funniest moments

Sports Brief also reported on some of Klopp’s funniest moments during his Liverpool tenure.

The German developed an infamous reputation for making headlines for funny reasons, particularly during press conferences.

A memorable moment was when he resorted to rapping during an interview after his side beat Tottenham in 2019.

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Rene Otinga is a sports journalist with over eight years of working experience in digital media. Rene's experience includes working as a Copywriter at X News Kenya and TUKO.co.ke.
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