WATCH: Jurgen Klopp can’t hold back TEARS as Anfield sings ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ for the first time since Liverpool departure announcement 

Jurgen Klopp managed Liverpool to yet another win as they thrashed Norwich 5-2.


WATCH: Jurgen Klopp can’t hold back TEARS as Anfield sings ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ for the first time since Liverpool departure announcement 

Jurgen Klopp becomes emotional as Anfield sing "You'll never walk alone" (Image via The FA Cup)

On 26th January, Jurgen Klopp announced that he was going to leave Liverpool after nine years at the club. In a video released by the club, the manager said he was tired and didn’t have the energy anymore, which led to many fans unhappy with his departure

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While tributes rained from fans all around the world, Liverpool were preparing for their FA Cup fixture Round 4 fixture against Norwich City. It was the first game the club had ever since Klopp announced his plans to leave the club. 

On the day of the match, the Scousers were at their loudest. As the fans began to sing the iconic “You’ll Never Walk Alone” before the match began, they held up banners and scarfs adorned with the name and face of Jurgen Klopp. 

Seeing the atmosphere and love given by fans, the German sat in his seat, trying his hardest to not burst into tears. He looked around the stadium while the fans serenaded their outgoing manager. He finally took a moment before breaking out into a big smile and prepared himself for the FA Cup challenge in front of them. 

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Jurgen Klopp thanks the Kop as Liverpool qualify for the FA Cup 5th round

Liverpool moved to the next round of the FA Cup as the Reds battered Norwich 5-2. Curtis Jones began the scoring, taking only 16 minutes. Although Ben Gibson equalized soon, it wasn’t enough as Darwin Nunez scored just 6 minutes after him. With the half-time score being 2-1, Norwich believed they still stood a chance to win. Unfortunately, Liverpool woke up and battered them. 

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Jurgen Klopp draws a heart on himself to thank the Kop. (Image via The Empire of the Kop)

While they managed eight shots in the first half, they took 21 in the 2nd half. Out of those 21 shots, three hit the back of the net as Diogo Jota, Virgil van Dijk, and Ryan Gravenberch scored. As the game ended, Jurgen Klopp walked up to the Kop and thanked the fans for their support. While walking to them, he drew a heart on his chest to thank them.

Liverpool currently are at the top of the Premier League, with a lead of 5 points over Manchester City. They will play either Watford or Southampton, depending on who wins that game, in the 5th round of the FA Cup. Their next match is on the 31st of January, where they play Chelsea at Anfield. 

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