The news that Jurgen Klopp landed in Cape Town on Tuesday spread quickly. I found out after a phone call from a radio broadcaster mate in Cape Town on Wednesday morning. He is, like me, a Liverpool fan.

He wanted to hunt him down. He wanted to talk to him. He wanted a Klopp Hug. The Klopp Hug. Many wanted the Hug that is felt around the world.

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