Hansi Flick admitted he was once “slightly upset” to fail to notice The Very best FIFA Males’s Trainer award after Bayern Munich’s surprising run of trophy luck.
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp edged out Flick to take the award on Thursday, after main the Reds to a primary English league identify in 30 years.
Flick, who took over in mid-season closing time period when Niko Kovac left a flagging Bayern, guided the German giants to a treble consisting of Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and Champions League titles.
Bayern’s achievements had been mirrored in Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski profitable the highest participant award and Manuel Neuer being named absolute best goalkeeper on this planet.
Flick would had been proud to enroll in them as a winner however stated: “We at all times take this like sportsmen. ‘Kloppo’ needless to say deserved this identify as neatly together with his body of workers. The similar as my body of workers would have deserved it.”
Klopp admitted he were stunned to pip his fellow German to the award, albeit thankful to safe any other award, whilst Lewandowski stated Bayern’s gamers appeared Flick because the select of the nominees.
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Flick stated: “Existence is going on. In fact, we had been slightly upset closing night time, which is customary.
“Should you get a few of the best 3, you additionally need to win. We are living in a society of efficiency, so we additionally would have favored to win.
“However the whole thing is going on, we now have new targets to score. Now, that is closed. The crew has attained outstanding effects. With Manu [Neuer] and Robert, we now have two of the most productive gamers.
“Robert as absolute best footballer and Manu as absolute best goalkeeper, and Joshua Kimmich, Alphonso Davies on this planet XI … Thiago [Alcantara] as neatly, even supposing he’s with Liverpool now sadly.
“So we will say that this has been a phenomenal season for us.”