Liverpool Duo Announced As Goalkeeper, Coach Of The Year

The Liverpool duo of Alisson Becker and Jurgen Klopp have been named the Goalkeeper and Coach of the Year at the FIFA Best Awards held at the Teatro Alla Scala in Milan, Italy on Monday night.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp won the Coach of the Year Award ahead of Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Klopp has been able to transform the fortunes of Liverpool since he became their manager in October 2015.

The German tactician replaced Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool shortly after the current Leicester City boss was dismissed from his job at Anfield.

Klopp led Liverpool to their first trophy in seven years after their Champions League triumph last season.

Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 to win the Champions League title, courtesy the goals from Mohamed Salah (penalty) and second half substitute Divock Origi.

Klopp and Liverpool also won the UEFA Super Cup via the penalty win over Liverpool.

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker was named the Goalkeeper of the Year Award ahead of Barcelona shot stopper Marc Andre Ter Stegen and Manchester City goal minder Ederson.

Alisson Becker won the Champions League title with Liverpool in his first season at the club following his transfer from Italian Serie A giants AS Roma.


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