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Klopp admits winning Champions League with Liverpool would be biggest achievement of his career

Jurgen Klopp admits winning the Champions League with Liverpool would be the biggest achievement of his career so far.

Liverpool face Tottenham for Europe’s biggest prize in Madrid on June 1, looking to be crowned champions of Europe for the sixth time in the club’s history.

Klopp himself is looking to make it third time lucky in Champions League finals, having lost in the showpiece with former club Borussia Dortmund in 2013 and with Liverpool in last season’s final.

The German admits winning the trophy would be the greatest success of his managerial career, eclipsing his surprise promotion when taking Mainz to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history 15 years ago.

”If I win it, yes,” Klopp told a pre-match press conference.

”It would be different to the last finals. To bring a team to the Champions League final again, is that the biggest moment of my career? No. The biggest moment of my career was in 2004, getting promoted with Mainz. That was the biggest moment of my career, I cannot change that. The money we had, the circumstances we had – nobody needed us in the first league – that was so far the biggest moment.

”Winning the Champions League with Liverpool, I would think new. But so far it is getting promoted with Mainz.”

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