German Soccer Coach Jurgen Klopp Gets Red Card for Rage-Fueled Explosion on Referee (GIF)

Borrusia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp betrayed his reputation as one of the coolest soccer managers in the world on Wednesday.

Klopp was sent off 30 minutes into his team’s UEFA Champions League game at Napoli for his explosive reaction to the Italian club’s first goal.

The 46-year-old, who led Dortmund to last season’s Champions League final, pushed the fourth official before making one of the scariest faces ever caught on camera. Predictably, the referee dismissed Klopp for the infraction.

Klopp was so angry because of what happened just before Gonzalo Higuain opened the scoring. Dortmund defender Neven Subotic had suffered an injury a few minutes prior to the goal. The Serbian was waiting to return to the field after receiving treatment, but the officials allowed Napoli to take a free kick before Subotic came back.

Klopp reacted like any coach who feels like his team had been cheated would, but rules are rules. You can’t touch the referee, no matter how scary you look.

See Klopp’s rage face below.

Jurgen Klopp Napoli dismissal

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