Touching: Jurgen Klopp gives emotional reply to letter of 11-year-old who is concerned about starting secondary school
- Jurgen Klopp recently received a letter from an 11-year-old fan
- Lewis Balfe has expressed concerns about starting secondary school
- The Liverpool manager, in his response, says he would have also been worried
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Jurgen Klopp has responded brilliantly to a letter by an 11-year-old fan who has expressed concerns over starting secondary school, with the Liverpool boss replying over the weekend.
Little Lewis Balfe, 11, from Maidenhead, Berkshire, sent his ‘idol a letter during the summer holidays and now the tactician has replied.
According to Klopp, he is sending his sincere response as he admitted he got too nervous as well as he opened up.
"To be totally honest, I would be worried if I did not get nervous because when it happens it gives me the chance to turn that energy into something positive.
"I know it might be strange for a boy of your age to think that the Liverpool manager can feel the way you do but I do.
"From your letter it is clear that you are a very thoughtful and also very caring and when you have these qualities it is very hard to avoid getting nervous.
Jurgen Klopp replies letter of 11-year-old's letter.
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"You asked me what I do when my players feel this way and the answer is simply – I remind them of how important they are to me and how much I believe in them and I have no doubt that it will be exactly the same for your family and you.
"You do not need to worry about bad things happening.
"As you know, I lost more than a few finals and this isn't a good feeling but with the help of my family and friends I kept going and in the end we were able to enjoy some really good times,' the letter continued.
"If I had dwelled on the bad moments I know that this would not have been possible so please be positive about yourself and look forward to the brilliant time that I know you will have growing up.
"And don't forget that you are part of the Liverpool family and this means that you have millions and millions of people just like you who want you to be as happy as you can be.
"Your support means a lot to me and everyone at LFC so I hope that this letter shows that we support you too. You'll Never Walk Alone."
Recall that Legit.ng earlier reported that the Liverpool manager once also replied Daragh Curley, a 10-year-old Man United fan who wrote to Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp requesting him to make the Reds lose their next game.
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