Good on you, Kloppo.
The Liverpool manager informed a shocked Sun reporter following the rousing 4-0 win over Barcelona that he would not respond to questions from the paper going forward.
The boss cut Antony Kastrinakis off as the reporter began to ask a question in the press conference following the match, stating that he “doesn’t talk with The Sun anymore.”
Klopp went on to clarify his reasoning as the journalist attempted to defend his indefensible excuse of a publication, saying that:
The German seemed to be aware of the “story” that ended up running the next day in The Sun, in which the rag accused Dejan Lovern’s wife of marital infidelity.
This of course is on the back of previous allegations from the News Corp-owned paper that defender Nathaniel Clyne had had a sex tape leak online.
As of this posting, no other major publication has picked up either story, and the Merseyside Police are said to be investigating the possibility of slander in the Clyne case.
Speaking on Monday, Klopp further cemented his legendary status in explaining his decision to stand up for his players, stating:
To quote a Youtube commenter on the press conference video, “I think I love this man more than I should.”
I’ll say it again: good on you, Kloppo.
Watch the full presser exchange below: