Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp yesterday won the award for FIFA the Best Manager of the year 2019.
The Liverpool manager leads his team to a historic sixth Champions league title beating Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in the final.
Jurgen Klopp had previously lost two Champions League finals in his time at Borussia Dortmund, Germany.
Klopp said at the ceremony at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala: “Mauricio – we won that game, that’s why I’m here, not you.
“That’s how football is, but we all know what an incredible job you did, what an incredible job Pep did, what so many coaches out there did.
“I have to say thank you to my outstanding club Liverpool FC, to the owners, I have to say they gave me an incredible team, and I have to thank my team because as a coach you only can be as good as your team is.
“I’m really proud of being the manager of such an incredible bunch of players.”
Klopp also announced that he had signed up for the Common Goal movement. The members of the Common Goal movement donate one percent of their salary to charity to support various courses around the world using football.
“I’m really proud and happy that I can announce that from today on I am a member of the Common Goal family,” he added.
Having then received a round of applause, Klopp commented: “A few people obviously know it – if not, Google it. It’s a great thing.”