“I’ll be serious!” ”: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed he will become a grandad at the age of 55 in an interview with his former Borussia Dortmund star Lukasz Pesczyk on Polish TV
- Klopp revealed the news in an interview with his former player, Lukasz Pescek
- The Liverpool manager is his stepfather Dennis, the son of his wife Ola Sandrock
- Klopp revealed earlier that Ola was his key to extending his contract with Liverpool
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has announced that he is getting serious, as his stepson Dennis is expecting his first child.
Klopp and his wife, Ola Sandrock, have no children together, but they both do have sons from their first marriages.
The 55-year-old became Dennis’ stepfather after he got married first in 2005.
Klopp revealed the news during an interview on Polish television with his former player in Borussia Dortmund, Lukasz Pescek.
I will be a grandfather,” Klopp told Piszczek. Viaplay Sport Polska During the interview at the Liverpool Training Centre.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed his willingness to be in his grandfather’s shoes
Klopp and his wife, Ola Sandrock, have children from their first marriages
Ola’s son Dennis, left, will reportedly become a father for the first time at the age of 35
Klopp also has a son from his first marriage named Mark.
German Bild newspaper I mentioned that both Denise and Mark get along really well.
German-born Yola is a former social worker and novelist who met Klopp at the Munich Oktoberfest in 2005, where she was working as a waitress.
She is known as the First Lady of the Bundesliga in her home country due to her charity work in both Germany and Kenya.
He first worked as a teacher and hospital worker in Nairobi for three years, before settling in Mainz, western Germany, where Jurgen also lived, working as manager of the city’s football club, Mainz 05.
She has endeared herself to locals in Liverpool after handing out £1,000 worth of food vouchers worth £50 to staff at their nearby Waitrose as a ‘thank you’ for working through the pandemic in 2020.
Klopp said earlier that Ola was crucial in persuading him to extend his contract with Liverpool after he had initially planned to leave the club when his contract expired in 2024.
The 55-year-old has finally signed an extension to his contract until the end of the 2026 season.
Klopp claimed that Ola was a key factor in persuading him to extend his contract with Liverpool last year
“The most important contract I signed in my life is the one I signed with Ola,” Klopp said last year.
This is where I started again. We sat in the kitchen at the table and Ola said, “I can’t see us leaving in 2024.”
“What’s very important and perhaps most important – because I couldn’t and don’t want to work against it – is that my family, in this case Ulla in particular, love it here.
If she says, “Honestly, I love soccer and I love to watch it but I actually want to go home,” we’ll go, that’s the truth. It started and here we are.