With news breaking that Jurgen Klopp is set to leave Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season, we thought it would be a good idea to delve into the veritable treasure trove of his press conferences and pitch side antics to highlight just why he is one of the game’s wonderful characters.
With a quickly arranged press conference scheduled for later on Wednesday afternoon, the story is likely to be confirmed, thus starting a heavy round of speculation as to what his next move may be.
Dortmund set announce at a 12.30pm BST press conference that Jurgen Klopp will leave the club at the end of the season.
— Dale Johnson (@dalejohnsonESPN) April 15, 2015
Below is a collection of some of his finest moments while in charge of the Yellow Wall.
Auf Wiedersehen Klopp. pic.twitter.com/0HrEj7QYLz
— Adam Digby (@Adz77) April 15, 2015
Klopp leaves the Juventus Stadium on foot after losing in the Champions League this season.
— Images of Brendan (@ImagesofBrendan) April 15, 2015
Klopp warns Brendan Rodgers over the Liverpool hot seat.
— Copa90 (@Copa90) April 15, 2015
Klopp doesn’t care about body slamming members of his own staff.
Dortmund are having a poor season, but Klopp is still cool. We need this rascal in the Premier League. https://t.co/vxgksV0NxJ
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 15, 2015
There’s nothing like a slap in the face to say ‘well done’.
— • Jan09 •• (@BlockDreizehn) April 15, 2015
Always with plenty of love for the Dortmund fans.
"It was like that when I found it mate." pic.twitter.com/p7qVbQwnbZ
— Gilles (@gillesoffthenet) April 15, 2015
Just tucking into some lunch.
Jurgen Klopp's laugh is back. https://t.co/KMyPHIE1Ud
— Ian Walsh (@walsh_i) April 15, 2015
And again, but no doubt we’ll hear it again somewhere soon.