FIFA The Best: Klopp wins Best Men's Coach award

FIFA The Best: Klopp wins Best Men's Coach award

Jurgen Klopp has been named Best Men's Coach at the FIFA The Best awards. The Liverpool manager beat Manchester City's Pep Guardiola and Tottenham's Maurizio Pochettino to win the coveted award.

The German gaffer guided the Reds to win the Champions League title for the sixth time in their history.

Klopp has never won the tournament in his coaching career after finishing runners-up in the 2012-13 season, losing in the final to Bayern Munich.

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The 52-year-old was also on the losing side when Liverpool were beaten by Real Madrid in the 2017-18 finals in Kyiv.

But after two loses in the finals of the elite competition, Klopp finally won the tournament following a 2-0 victory over Tottenahm in last season's finals at the Wanda Metropolitano.

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In the women's category, US national team coach Jill Ellis emerged winner after helping the team win the 2019 World Cup in France.

The British-born American coach stepped down as coach after her World Cup success with the US team, ending her five-year reign.

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