The sensible moment Jurgen Klopp pulls Sir Alex Ferguson into his photograph whereas celebrating winning Manager of the Year trophy… after Manchester United legend hilariously admitted handing Liverpool boss the gong was ‘absolute agony’]
- Klopp was topped the Premier League Manager of the Season on Tuesday
- Ferguson handed Klopp the trophy earlier than transferring away from photographers
- The Liverpool boss shortly beckoned Ferguson to be a part of him in the photos
- The moment has gone viral on Twitter followers respect the two very good managers
A heartwarming moment of mutual respect between Jurgen Klopp and Sir Alex Ferguson went viral after the Liverpool boss was introduced with the Manager of the Year award on Tuesday.
Although Liverpool missed out on the Premier League trophy to Manchester City on Sunday, the League Managers Association recognised Klopp’s unimaginable marketing campaign with the Reds by handing him the final managerial accolade.
As Manchester United legend Ferguson introduced the award, he stepped again to permit Klopp a photograph alongside England supervisor Gareth Southgate – however the German shortly beckoned Ferguson again to be included in the images.
The moment sparked an excellent response of Twitter as followers admired the mutual respect proven between each nice managers, regardless of representing the fierce rivalry between Manchester United and Liverpool.
One Liverpool supporter greater than understood Klopp’s sentiments, writing: ‘Genius recognises genius. Much because it pained me as a Liverpool fan to say it, Fergie was an absolute genius. Huge respect to Sir Alex.’
Another described the pair as ‘the legendary managers of the two biggest English golf equipment.’
Fans on Twitter have been warmed by Jurgen Klopp wanting Sir Alex Ferguson in his photograph
Before handing the Liverpool boss the trophy, Ferguson joked: ‘This is agony, absolute agony!
‘I informed him 12 years in the past to go to a membership with historical past. I ought to have informed him to go to Scunthorpe United.’
Yet, regardless of the ex-United chief’s light-hearted quip, Klopp nonetheless wished to be related to him, having held a long-standing admiration for his achievements at Old Trafford.
At least the United and Liverpool followers can agree on the success of Klopp and Ferguson
Speaking on stage in London after receiving his LMA award, Klopp stated: ‘It is a good honour and it was an insane season.
‘The final matchday when solely two video games have been meaningless and in the relaxation, all of us performed for completely all the pieces.
‘It was not the greatest end result for us, however we’re already over it.
Jurgen Klopp has received the League Managers’ Association Premier League Manager of the Year
Klopp lead Liverpool to FA Cup glory earlier this month in a dramatic season at Anfield
‘When you win a prize like this you might be both a genius or you’ve got the greatest teaching employees in the world – and I’m right here with all of my teaching employees, they know the way a lot I respect them.’
Despite his particular person success, Klopp is set to add the Champions League trophy to Liverpool’s cupboard on Saturday after the essential closing in opposition to Real Madrid.
He stated: ‘I do not imagine in particular person prizes in soccer usually, it’s a staff sport and I might be nothing with out these boys there.
‘It is all about what we will do collectively and what we did collectively.’