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Klopp Sends Message To Late SA Rugby Player's Son

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp recently sent a message to late South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen's son. Did you see it?

Jordan van der Westhuizen, like his father, is a staunch Liverpool fan, and recently wrote a heartfelt letter to his late father, in which he mentioned the Reds.

He wrote: "Dear Daddy. Thank you for everything, but most of all 'being the best that you can be'. You are the best rugby player in the world! I want to be the best sportsman like you because you said I must work hard! I will always love you to the moon and back.

"Daddy, please tell God that Liverpool must win. You will never walk alone. I love you so much."

Liverpool were seemingly made aware of the Jordan's message, and Klopp responded with this great gesture – a letter of his own as well as a shirt signed by him and the players.

"We know that your Daddy was a huge fan of Liverpool FC and we're so pleased that he shared his passion with you," Klopp wrote to Jordan.

"The letter you wrote to him about LFC meant a lot to us... We hope you will have happy memories of the time you spent with him watching LFC play. You'll never walk alone."

Van der Westhuizen, who is widely regarded as one of the best scrumhalves in the history of rugby, passed away earlier this year after a six-year battle with motor neuron disease.

What do you think of Klopp's gesture?


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