Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed as the ‘best thing to happen to this club’ as he shows his special bond with Reds fans by handing out beers after his side’s victory over Crystal Palace
- Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 3-1 on Sunday to close the gap at the top of table
- Jurgen Klopp was clearly in a good mood after a strong week for his side
- The Liverpool boss demonstrated his bond with the fans by handing out beers
Jurgen Klopp was in celebratory mood after Liverpool’s victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday as decided to hand out beers to some of the club’s fans after the game.
The Reds travelled to south London knowing that a win would cut the gap at the top of the table to nine points, with Klopp’s men also having a game in hand on leaders Manchester City.
Despite Palace putting up a good fight, particularly in the second half, Liverpool managed to see off their opponents 3-1 thanks to goals from Virgil van Dijk, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Fabinho.
Virgil van Dijk got on the scoresheet as Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 3-1 on Sunday
Following that important win, Klopp was happy to show his appreciation to supporters who had made the trip to the capital by stepping off the team bus to give them bottles of beer.
His actions were widely praised on social media, with many quick to point out that this was another example of Klopp’s strong relationship with the club’s fanbase.
Social media influencer Dean Coombes, who captured the footage, remarked that Klopp is the ‘best thing to happen to this club’, while another fan appeared to be in total agreement as he wrote: ‘Brilliant, love Klopp.’
One fan was delighted at Klopp sharing a special moment with supporters after a big win
Another added that Klopp has been a huge success ever since he arrived at the club in 2015
Liverpool fans wave a flag at the Kop with an image of Klopp on it, signifying his popularity
More supporters hailed the 54-year-old’s kindness, with one writing: ‘He is such a legend, everything he does, since he came in he’s been so likable. And on top of everything, he is the best manager.’
Another added: ‘I love Jurgen. He is just so human.’
Klopp seems to be growing even more popular on the red side of Merseyside, having guided Liverpool into the Carabao Cup final and closed the gap on Manchester City in the Premier League over the past week.
His side now have a fortnight off before they face Cardiff City in the next round of the FA Cup.