Jurgen Klopp has compared the Covid anti-vaccination lobby to drunk drivers – whose choices endanger the lives of others. The Liverpool manager says his squad are 99 per cent double-vaccinated, including himself and his staff, and that he did not have to persuade his players who made “a natural decision” to get the two doses of the vaccine.
Klopp has been clear about the importance of taking medical advice when it comes to Covid and listening to the views of specialists in the field.
“Where did I get the knowledge that I think it makes sense to get the vaccine? I called doctors that I’ve known for years and I asked them, ‘What should I do?’” said Klopp, whose side face Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday. “That’s how I usually work.
“When you don’t know about something, you call a specialist and the specialist tells you, ‘From my point of view, I would tell you this or that’.
“That’s why I took the vaccination. I am in an age group where … the virus could be tricky, and I was really happy when I could get it [the vaccine].
Read more: Jurgen Klott (2): Anti-vaxxers put lives at risk and are no better than drunk drivers – the football manager insulting all the intelligent Liverpool fans who refuse to put their lives and health at risk by having an untested synthetic fake vaccine that has already killed and maimed enormous numbers worldwide. You are an idiot Klott and your comments are a disgrace