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Greatest Jurgen Klopp Quotes, a complete collection

A look back at the Greatest Jurgen Klopp Quotes including his comments on life and football as well as his funniest quotes.

Jurgen Klopp is a German coach who is currently the manager of FC


. Klopp is considered as one of the best managers in the football world and if he continues his run of recent success, he will definitely will earn a place among the best managers in the history of the game.

Jurgen Klopp has had to excellent spell during his career. The first one was from 2010 to 2014 when he was the manager of Borussia Dortmund. Klopp's fearless Dortmund side was the last team to win the Bundesliga before Bayern Munich's recent hegemony. They also reached the Champions League final in the 2012-13 season, but eventually lost to

Bayern Munich


Klopp has been experiencing the best spell of his managerial career since 2017. He arrived at Liverpool in 2014 and promised that if he does not win anything in the next five years, he would quit his job. But even he could probably not believe that his side would become this successful.

Liverpool missed out on the Premier League and the Champions League titles by inches in the 2018-19 season. Klopp and his players did not let the defeat get into their heads and won both titles in the next two seasons in dominant fashion. Klopp has recently been voted the Best manager of the year for the second season in a row and is having the best days of his career.

In total Jurgen Klopp has managed three teams in around 900 games with a win percentage of 52.6.

Many football fans admire Jurgen Klopp for his exciting version of attacking football. He is considered by many of his players as one of the best managers of all time. In the following article we present you with a complete collection of greatest Jurgen Klopp quotes.

A collection of Greatest Jurgen Klopp Quotes

A complete collection of best phrases from the famous German coach including Jurgen Klopp funniest quotes as well as his comments on life, success and inspiration.

Jurgen Klopp inspirational quotes

Almost all the players who have worked with Jurgen Klopp have praised him as one of the most inspirational coaches in world. The German manager is famous for getting the best out of his players. Most of his players have stated that Klopp is both a father figure and a charismatic leader for them. Many of them reached their highest potential under the guidance of Klopp. So it is very interesting to have a look at

Jurgen Klopp inspirational quotes


“I have only one understanding of development and of making success, and that’s by going step by step.”

“It needs time. Nobody wants to hear it, but that’s the truth: if you want to have success in the future, you have to be ready to work now.”

 “When you create circumstances together, when you try everything, then you can lose. But you need to show the importance.”

“The challenge is to stay cool enough to handle the pressure in the moment so that you can succeed in the future.”

"Football is a game you cannot play without making mistakes."

"Life is not a one-man show. I was never that in my life, and I never want to be that."

"The best football is always about expression of emotion. Always."

"When you play sports like tennis, you're alone, and that's a good school for life, but it's also a good school for life to bring your best and make those around you better, too - helping others in difficult moments."

"We all started playing football against our best friends, and I can't remember a moment where, because it was my best friend, I did not want to win against him."

Jurgen Klopp motivational quotes

Going through his interviews, it is obvious that motivation and hard work are the two main principles of Jurgen Klopp. He is famous for working tirelessly and according to himself, he is always concentrated on football. The followings are some of

Jurgen Klopp motivational quotes


“Anyone can have a good day, but you have to be able to perform on a bad day.”

"My experience is listen, see, feel - and then think about what you change."

"We created our own story and history and didn't try to do what our wonderful dads and grandfathers did with this club."

"A message to those Liverpool supporters? We have to change from doubter to believer – now."

“If you go nuts and start taking drugs and drinking and driving different cars or whatever, and leave your missus at home because you are now the Champions League winner, then I can’t help you,”

“It was important and we lost, so that feels not too good. You always have to strike back. We can say all of these things, but you know you can fall down and then you have to stand up.

“That’s the truth, but it’s completely normal – only silly idiots stay on the floor and wait for the next defeat. Of course we will strike back – 100%. We struck back today in the game.”

If you lose a game, everyone asks why this player didn't play. If we win, nobody asks.

“You have to feel a defeat. You cannot say ‘I don’t care, it’s not important.’ If I was allowed to say sh*t I would say sh*t but I’m not allowed!

“I show my team very often Barcelona but not the way they play. Just the way they celebrate goals. Goal no 5768 in the last few weeks and they go ‘Yeeeess’ like they never scored a goal. This is what I love about football. That’s what you have to feel all the time. Until you die. And then everything is OK.”

Greatest Jurgen Klopp Quotes on His life and personality

Jurgen Klopp has had an eventful life. According to himself, he was born into a normal family from Black Forest in Germany. Even after reaching the top of the football world, Klopp never got carried away and has stayed as humble as he was when he first started his journey. One of the greatest Jurgen Klopp quotes was said in his first press conference when he stated that he is not special at all. And that he should be called 'the Normal One". This quote alone shows why Klopp has one of the most likeable personalities in the football world. The followings are the

greatest Jurgen Klopp quotes

on His life and personality.

Does anyone in this room think that I can do wonders? I’m a normal guy from the Black Forest. My mother is very proud. I am the normal one.”

“My biggest skill is common sense. I understand life.”

 “The only thing I can say is that I like people; I like human beings with their faults and with their strengths.”

It is one of my ultimate aims – it is the ultimate sense of football: to make the people happy, to let them live some emotions that you usually can’t get.”

“My father gave me some advice when I was very young – whatever someone tells you in the future, don’t forget Pele is the best.”

“He likes having the ball, playing football, passes. It’s like an orchestra. But it’s a silent song. I like heavy metal.”

I am a very emotional guy. What I love, I do with all I have.

I met Pele once. I am not often nervous but in this moment I was shaking. He's a wonderful person.

People should not make me out to be like Jesus; I don't walk on water

“My biggest skill is common sense. I understand life.”

"I heard from my agent that Liverpool is interested and I felt immediately, 'Oh God', it's like when I met my wife – I saw her and thought OK, I marry her and it was like that with the club. It felt right from the first moment."

“I got more in life than I was ever supposed to get – family, money, football. None of my teachers, or my parents, ever believed this would happen to me. So how can this perfect life of mine be spoilt because they take our players?”

Greatest Jurgen Klopp quotes on Messi and Ronaldo

In every generation, young football fans argue endlessly about who is the best player of the history of football. In our generation the debate is mostly between

Lionel Messi


Cristiano Ronaldo


Jurgen Klopp has praised Ronaldo and Messi in many of his interviews, but his personal belief is that Lionel Messi is a more complete player than Ronaldo. Here are the

best Jurgen Klopp quotes

on Messi and Ronaldo.

Cristiano reminds me of German tennis player Michael Stich. He was destined to make history, but then Boris Becker showed up. Cristiano is so fast, so strong, so incredible, but he has one problem: Leo Messi.

Messi is the Best. There must be life out there somewhere, on some other planet. Because he is too good and we are just too bad for him

Jurgen Klopp funniest quotes

Jurgen Klopp is famous for his sense of humor and witty one liners. None of his interviews are dull and reporters and fans love him for that. In this part of the article we will have a look at

Jurgen Klopp funniest quotes


"One [pair] is in the museum of Borussia Dortmund because we won for the first time against Bayern Munich and Nuri Sahin broke my first glasses. Today it was Adam, it's broken. Usually I have a second [pair] but until now I couldn't find it because it's really difficult to look for glasses without glasses!"

“The only thing I can say is that it was great. London is the town of the Olympic Games. The weather was good, everything is OK. Only the result is sh*t.”

“The best band in the world. My mother said it, my father said it: Number one – The Beatles.”

”I’ve met some Evertonians in the street and they’ve been friendly. I’ve had taxi drivers who have been Everton fans. They’ve been really nice. At the beginning I thought ‘okay, maybe they’re happy I’m here because they think that means Liverpool won’t have any success for the next 20 years!”

"I'm a bit proud of my first red card as a coach. I approached the fourth official and said: 'How many mistakes are you allowed here? If it's 15, you have one more'."

"You drink tea at four o'clock in the afternoon and nobody else knows why in the rest of the world. You drive on the wrong side of the road. We are different. But I'm sure I can have two days and two nights with Sir Alex Ferguson. I don't know what he drinks. Red wine, Okay. He can have his red wine. I prefer beer."

"When I sit here in four years I would say we won one title. If not, next time [I will manage] in Switzerland."

"Let's talk about six, baby, let's talk about you and me, let's talk about all the good things and all the bad things there may be."

 “A couple of years ago, three or four maybe, in the beginning, I said we want to write our own stories, we want to create our own history. Obviously, the boys took really seriously what I said there and that’s all cool,”

"I never succeeded in bringing to the field what was going on in my brain. I had the talent for the fifth division, and the mind for the Bundesliga. The result was a career in the second division."

"When Dortmund last won here 19 years ago, most of my players were still being breast-fed."

"We will wait for him like a good wife waiting for her husband who is in jail."

My father gave me some advice when I was very young - whatever someone tells you in the future, don't forget Pele is the best.

“Yes, it’s true. I underwent a hair transplant. I think the results are really cool, don’t you?”

“My wife wrote a book for children. It’s like Harry Potter – but it’s about football. There’s no Harry Potter flying on his f**king stick – just football.”

“I couldn’t have been a rock star, although I do sing Country Road very loudly on the PlayStation.”

Jurgen Klopp most controversial quotes

Klopp is not a controversial coach. He rarely speak badly about other players and coaches and is one of the most likable personalities in the football world. However, he too has had his fair share of controversies. Many of his most controversial quotes are from the time his was working at


and had a tense rivalry with Bayern Munich.  

We wrap up our article on

greatest Jurgen Klopp quotes

with three of his most controversial quotes.

“Bayern go about football in the same way that the Chinese go about industry. They look at what the others are doing, and then they copy it with other people and more money. And then they overtake you."

“We have a bow and arrow and if we aim well, we can hit the target. The problem is that Bayern has a bazooka. The probability that they will hit the target is clearly higher. But then Robin Hood was apparently quite successful.”

"Goetze is leaving Dortmund because he's Jurgen Klopp's favorite. If it's anyone's fault, it's mine. I can't make myself shorter and learn Spanish."

So here it was! Our complete collection of

Greatest Jurgen Klopp quotes

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