WHEN JUR­GEN HAD A REAL FLARE FOR FOOT­BALL

The Irish Mail on Sunday - - SPORTS -

A TRUE child of the Seven­ties, young Jur­gen (cen­tre) and his fa­ther, Nor­bert, are pic­tured in the town of Bad Kreuz­nach in 1975.

Thirty-six years later, Klopp was stay­ing in a ho­tel in Bad Kreuz­nach when he got the phone call ask­ing him to be­come man­ager of Mainz. ‘Great idea. Let’s do it,’ was his in­stant re­ply.

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