Jurgen Klopp enthusiastically welcomed Hungarian star Dominik Szoboszlai last summer, and has previously revealed his political views with the same passion.
“I'm a leftist. He's more leftist than centrist,” he told Raphael Honigstein. He wrote a book about it. He also revealed that he does not have private insurance and will not support a party that promises to reduce the top tax rate in its election campaign. “I will never vote for the truth in my life” – Pledge According to the Liverpool Echo, Klopp.
After the election of Donald Trump and then Boris Johnson, he was absolutely terrified.
“It's a bad sign for the whole world that something like this could happen.” Tell In the podcast. Anchor Gabby Logan tried, in vain, to direct the conversation in a different direction, but her guest did not expand.
We knew it was an impassable road, but “society still allows it to happen,” he insisted in 2021. By then he had already spent six years at Liverpool and knew he would stay until at least 2024. He had a firm opinion on: Who that it Take control of your temporary home.
Why do we allow the likes of Farage or Johnson to lead a group of people in any direction?
– Spilled According to Ansfield's website, Liverpool Stadium's portal. “One day after the problem happens, they disappear, and then someone comes back,” he added, referring to Nigel Farage, who urged Brexit and British withdrawal, and Boris Johnson, who danced as prime minister.
The portal stated: In the history of Liverpool FC, “there have been few better coaches than Jurgen Klopp.”
He urged a new British referendum
Brexit is 'illogical', so Britons should be given the chance to vote again on their future inside or outside the EU. He stated that For The Guardian two years after the referendum.
After David Cameron, the prime minister at the time, put forward the idea that EU membership should be decided by a referendum, he said: “People cannot make up their minds about that membership in the blink of an eye.”
As you know, Klopp said the choice was either to stay in Europe – which he admitted was not ideal – or to go into something that no one knows how it will go.
At the time, he did point out that the leaders of the Leave campaign had promptly disappeared from the scene, and thus claimed that the referendum should be repeated now that he had the correct information, regardless of the outcome.
He was proud that his “Liverpool and Tottenham could almost make the England team”, but Brexit worried him, and he himself felt the consequences of the depreciation of the pound.
He was an admirer of Angela Merkel, but when asked why he was not involved in politics, which always occupied him, he replied that the German Chancellor only gets two weeks of vacation a year.
He's shorter than me, so it's not my life goal
Anti-vaxxers are like drunk drivers
the antivaxxerek In his opinion, society is in danger – He said During the epidemic. Therefore, he compared anti-vaxxers to drunk drivers who ignore expert warnings and put others at risk.
99 percent of the team has been vaccinated — a proud announcement of its players when the coronavirus pandemic was already raging. “I didn't have to convince them. It was a natural decision for the team.”
At the time, England captain Gareth Southgate was criticized for encouraging young people to get vaccinated.
We can't seem to give people advice
– responded Jurgen Klopp, who resorted to his proven practice of asking for expert opinion, called his medical experts and asked them what he should do.
Then he took their advice and vaccinated himself.
“That's how I usually work,” he explained. “When I don't know what to do, I go to a professional.” He said: He took the vaccine not only to protect himself, but also to protect the people around him.
(Cover photo: Jurgen Klopp on March 15, 2023. Photo: Javier Soriano/AFP)