Robert Lewandowski has offered a few words of praise to Jurgen Klopp, his father figure in the world of football. The Polish striker of Bayern Munich and the Liverpool manager coincided at Borussia Dortmund. At that stage, a father-son relationship was forged that the striker has highlighted with his latest statements towards the German coach.


Lewandowski describes Klopp in The Players' Tribune as “a coach who is like the teacher who demands the maximum from his studentsHowever, the forward also points out that Klopp never forgets the human side in his interactions with the players.

The Pole plays with irony: “Jurgen wasn't just a father figure to me. As a coach, he was like the 'bad teacher'. And I mean that in the best sense of the word.”


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