Before his coaching career : Jürgen KLOPP

Jürgen KLOPP is a German football manager and former player. He is currently the manager of Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. With Klopp as a manager, Borussia Dortmund won the Bundesliga in 2011 and 2012, the DFB-Pokal in 2012, and the DFL-Supercup in 2008 (unofficially) and 2013. Klopp won the German Football Manager of the Year in 2011 and 2012. But before his coaching career, KLOPP was a professional player. Having spent his early career in the lower leagues and failed to break into Eintracht's first team, Klopp turned professional with Mainz at 23 years old, starting off as a striker before becoming a no-nonsense defender. Never played in the top flight but made 325 second-division appearances from 1990 to 2001, setting a club record by scoring 52 goals. As Jurgen Klopp started his professional playing career as a striker and he eventually switched to become a defender and there may lie the beginning of his philosophy on the game. But from player to caoch he keeps still the same facial expression : 

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