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What would Jesus say to Jürgen Klopp?

06/06/19

Jürgen Klopp has just led Liverpool Football Club to Champion’s League glory. By all accounts it was a dull match in Madrid compared to the 4-0 demolishing of Barcelona at Anfield. But the result was what mattered! Liverpool are now champions of Europe – again! 

What would you say to this man? I find it helpful to think about what Jesus might say to him? Obviously we’ll never know, but as I read the Bible two possibilities stand out:

1. Don’t listen to Bill Shankly!

Bill Shankly was one of the best managers Liverpool have had laying the foundations for success that Bob Paisley built on. His most famous words are:

Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.”

I think Jesus would tell Jürgen that Bill is wrong!  Read more.....