“The thing about sport, any sport, is that swearing is very much part of it,” Jimmy Greaves once said – and Jurgen Klopp certainly lived up to that old adage in Liverpool‘s final pre-season fixture.
Liverpool beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 in Dublin ahead of their opening Premier League fixture against Watford next week, but Klopp was not impressed by everything he saw.
Roberto Firmino, Ben Woodburn and Dominic Solanke all struck to secure the win over the Spanish outfit, but at one point pitchside microphones picked up Klopp screaming: “August is too late to be playing like this. PLAY F*CKING FOOTBALL!”
Watch, and most importantly listen, to the clip below.
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The German was much calmer speaking after the match, telling the Liverpool Echo: “Preseason has been really good. We played a lot of games and we didn’t lose one – that’s a good sign.”
A rare Newcastle positive.
Seven are currently playing in the PL.
Ronaldinho would have been proud.
Would he fit into such a strong side?
More footballers should follow his lead.
We really wish we went on this England trip.
Ryan Garry suffered some incredibly bad luck.
Football is more than just a game.
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Chelsea really enjoy the January window.