Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp has landed in South Africa as club football begins the FIFA international break.
The UEFA Champions League winner and English Premier League log leader was seen landing at the Cape Town International Airport on Tuesday.
Klopp’s visit follows after having been in the City in 2017. The German is an ambassador for a local soccer charity under the Hout Bay FC. Klopp donated £10 000 (R188 000) in 2017 - though his 2019 visit is reported to be a holiday trip.
“Sport24 reached out to Hout Bay United FC who confirmed Klopp's trip was purely a private holiday during the current FIFA international break and is not linked to any official event at the club,’ Sport24 confirmed today.
The 52-year-old manager was nevertheless spotted at a meeting event where he hung out with Springbok’s 2019 World Cup winning captain Siya Kolisi and SA cricket captain Faf du Plessis.
Klopp's Red will next be in action in 10 days. Livepool will travel for Crystal Palace on Saturday 23 November.