9 poignant pictures of Jurgen Klopp pondering the loneliness of the human condition

Poor Jurgen Klopp. The Liverpool boss said he felt “pretty alone” as Reds fans headed to the Anfield exits towards to the end of their 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace.

It’s enough to make you want to stand staring into the middle distance and ponder the meaning of life.

Here, with some words of wisdom from some of the world’s great minds, are some pictures of Klopp at his most solitary…

1. “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” Mother Teresa

Jurgen Klopp as manager of Mainz
(Michael Probst/AP)

2. “The most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” Kurt Vonnegut

Jurgen Klopp in a Borussia Dortmund training session
(Martin Meissner/AP)

3. “Loneliness comes with life.” Whitney Houston

Jurgen Klopp watches on as Liverpool warm up
(Martin Rickett/EMPICS)

4. “Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.” Aristotle

Jurgen Klopp stands alone at Wembley
(Adam Davy/PA)

5. “I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.” Tori Amos

Jurgen Klopp on the sidelines with Borussia Dortmund
(John Walton/EMPICS)

6. “It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.” Albert Einstein

Jurgen Klopp in a press conference
(Frank Augstein/AP)

7. “I think everybody feels lonely and trapped sometimes. I would think it’s more or less the norm.” Wes Anderson

Jurgen Klopp at a Borussia Dortmund match
(Markus Schreiber/AP)

8. “You can be around 100 people and be completely alone. People don’t realise what it’s really like.” Lenny Kravitz

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp on the sidelines
(Peter Byrne/PA)

9. “Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering – and it’s all over much too soon.” Woody Allen

Jurgen Klopp leaves a Borussia Dortmund press conference
(Martin Meissner/AP)


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