Following the win, Klopp admitted that his overriding emotion was one in every of ‘relief’ after he ended a six-match shedding streak in finals – and this was mirrored in his celebrations which went lengthy into the evening within the Spanish capital.
Membership legend Gerrard – who captained the facet to glory again in 2005 – met with Klopp and Liverpool’s gamers on the Eurostars Madrid Tower to affix in on the occasion.
A stunning video, taken by Singaporean sports activities retailer WestonSG, caught the moment Klopp and Gerrard embraced for the primary time after the win over Spurs.
Former Liverpool star Gary McAllister – Gerrard’s assistant at Rangers – additionally handed on his congratulations to the German and his squad.
Gerrard singled out ‘role model’ Jordan Henderson following Liverpool’s win in Madrid.
‘When Jordan Henderson lifted the Champions League trophy above his head, my first feeling was one of pride,’ Gerrard wrote for The Instances.
‘Proud that Liverpool have been again on the prime of European soccer and particularly happy with Jordan, as a result of I understand how arduous he works.
‘I do know the sacrifices he has made, the stress and scrutiny that he has been below.
‘If I needed to title somebody I regard as the final word skilled, then Jordan would come proper on the prime of the record. He’s immaculate in the way in which he lives his life.
‘Some people don’t see the stuff behind the scenes, the health club work, the way in which he eats, however he’s an unbelievable position mannequin.
‘He is selfless. He puts himself at the back of the queue because he looks after everyone else first. He puts Jordan Henderson last.’