Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp trounced Man City’s Pep Guardiola in Kicker’s Bundesliga players’ popularity test

Kicker quiz 250 Bundesliga players

German magazine Kicker have revealed some eye-catching data this week, after quizzing 250 Bundesliga players on a range of footballing questions.

As part of the anonymous survey, Bundesliga players answered questions on the best players, goalkeepers, managers, teams, the biggest winners and losers of this season.

Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp trounces Man City’s Pep Guardiola

Two former Bundesliga coaches had staggering seasons in the Premier League.

At Liverpool, ex-Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp only lost one game as the Reds finished runners-up in the league.

After their league disappointment, Liverpool beat Tottenham in the Champions League final.

Former Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola, meanwhile, made history at Man City.

Man City became the first club to win the domestic treble: Premier League, League Cup & FA Cup.

When it came to Kicker’s vote on the best coach in the world, Klopp destroyed Guardiola.

The Liverpool manager scooped 66% of the vote, while Man City’s Pep only netted 18.4%.

Jadon Sancho wins ‘best breakthrough’

England international Jadon Sancho won the ‘best breakthrough’ award in the Kicker poll.

The Borussia Dortmund star received over 30% of the vote.

By contrast, newly-acquired Real Madrid forward Luka Jovic only claimed 17.6%, and former Arsenal midfielder Serge Gnabry took home 5.2%.

Leo Messi crushes Cristiano Ronaldo

Regarding the vote for the best player in the world, Leo Messi won by a country mile.

Barcelona’s Argentine icon attracted a staggering 68.8% of the vote, compared to Cristiano Ronaldo on 12.4%.

Other results from Kicker’s quiz

Also see: Why Man United’s David De Gea was dropped for Chelsea’s Kepa Arrizabalaga vs Sweden.

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