- Jürgen Klopp
- Net Worth : £21 million
- Change : £-12,099 - % -0.1 (Last Updated: 11.14.19 )
- Football Manager
Klopp started his professional career in 1990 where he was signed after catching the attention of of the Mainz manager.
Klopp played his entire senior professional career for Mainz 05, from 1990 to 2001. He started playing as a striker but began to play as a defender in 1995. He scored 52 league goals.
After playing for Mainz 05 for 15 years, Klopp was appointed as the club’s manager on February 27, 2001 following the sacking of Eckhard Krautzun.
He remained as manager for seven years, during which time he led the team to its first appearance in the Bundesliga, and qualification for the 2005–06 UEFA Cup.
At the end of the 2006–07 season, Mainz 05 were relegated, but Klopp chose to remain with the club. He resigned at the end of the 2007–08 season and finished with a record of 109 wins, 78 draws and 83 losses.
In 2008, Klopp joined Borussia Dortmund, leading them to back-to-back Bundesliga wins in 2011 and 2012, as well as the DFB-Pokal in 2012, the DFL-Supercup in 2013 and 2014, and their second appearance in a UEFA Champions League final in 2013. Klopp won the German Football Manager of the Year in 2011 and 2012, before leaving Dortmund in 2015 having also become their longest-serving manager.
He became manager of Liverpool in October 2015.