After ending Liverpool’s 30-year wait for league glory, it’s time to check out the five defining-moments of Jurgen Klopp’s revolution.
“If we sit here in four years, I think we [will] win one title,” Jurgen Klopp announced upon becoming Liverpool manager in October 2015.
The German, who dubbed himself as “The Normal One” in response to Jose Mourinho’s “Special One” introduction to the English press, was modest in his career-accomplishments and what awaited him at Liverpool. He knew the task at hand was no laughing matter.
Jurgen Klopp in 2015: “If we sit here in four years, I think we win one title.“
🏆 2019/2020 🏆
Champions of Europe ✔️
Super Cup Champions ✔️
Club World Cup Champions ✔️
Premier League Champions 🔜
✊ B O S S ✊
— Anfield Watch (@AnfieldWatch) June 25, 2020
The Reds were down in 10th place in the Premier League. Had won no league titles since 1990 and only claimed two pieces of major silverware since winning the Champions League in 2005. The club had very much become a fallen empire.
But the man-hugger extraordinaire stayed true to his word in leading Liverpool back to glory in extraordinary fashion. In just under five years, he has won four trophies with his latest triumph arguably his greatest.
So here on Ronaldo.com, we go through the five defining moments that led Klopp into restoring Liverpool as a dynastic in English football.