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Klopp congratulates Nigeria’s strongest footballer after Championship promotion

Klopp congratulates Nigeria’s strongest footballer after Championship promotion

Liverpool Manager, Jurgen Klopp has called and congratulated England-born Nigerian striker Adebayo Akinfenwa following Wycombe’s promotion to the Championship.

Wycombe beat Oxford United 2-1 in the League One playoff final on Monday to earn a hard-fought historical promotion to night the Championship.

Akinfenwa had told Sky Sports at full-time that the only person that can hit him up on WhatsApp this time is Klopp, so they can celebrate together, a request the German gladly obliged.

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The Premier League Champion surprised the player once adjudged to be the strongest footballer in the world by sending a congratulatory video message to his mobile phone.

The video which Akinfenwa shared on his Twitter account in the early hours of Tuesday morning showed the Liverpool manager saying: “Hello big man. Congratulations. I watched the game but I didn’t see the post-match interviews but Hendo (Jordan Henderson) and the boys told me to get in contact with you on WhatsApp so here we go”.

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