Klopp, I can’t recognize a footballer and say “Have you ever played soccer?” slip of the tongue

Jurgen Klopp (56) Liverpool manager made a mistake during an interview.

Britain’s ‘Daily Mail’ drew attention on the 12th (Korean time) by reporting that “Jurgen Klopp did not recognize Nedum Onuoha (37) during the interview.”

Nedum Onuoha made his professional debut with Manchester City in the 2003-2004 season and played as a defender until 2020. Since then he has been working as a football pundit.

On the 8th, after Liverpool drew 2-2 with Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup, Onuoha had an interview with 바카라. manager Klopp. But Klopp doesn’t seem to recognize Onuoha.

“I don’t know if you’ve ever played football, but things like this happen often in football,” Klopp reportedly said in disdain for Onuoha.

In response, the Daily Mail pointed out, “Onuoha was not only a footballer, but in fact a player with a more brilliant career than Klopp.”

In fact, Onuoha played 426 official matches for Manchester City, Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers. This is a lot more games than Klopp’s 347 games.

Onuoha said: “If he looked good, I would have found something to say. But Klopp was in a bad mood and for the first time in my life, I was interviewing a hugely influential person in football and if I had to bite his tongue. I thought it could escalate into some kind of controversy if I lost it.” 

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