Liverpool: what will Klopp do with 1% of his salary?

The German, who was named as best FIFA's men's coach of the year on Monday after taking Liverpool to Champions League glory last season, said he was part of "Common Goal."

FILED - Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp cheers over a goal.

FILED – Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp cheers over a goal. Photo: Tobias Hase/dpa

DW | Simon Cambers

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Set up by Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata in 2017, the charity says it aims to "help generate social change and improve lives."

Jürgen Klopp said at the awards ceremony in Milan: "I'm really proud and happy that I can announce that from today on I am a member of the Common Goal family.

Liverpool's coach will donate 1% of his salary to this NGO.


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"A few people obviously know (about) it – if not, Google it. It's a great thing."

The BBC said Klopp reportedly earns around 10 million pounds (US$11.25 million).

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